William Tuttle (William Julian Tuttle)

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
William Tuttle was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1911. At the age of 15 he was forced to leave school in order to earn a living so he could support his mother and younger brother, Thomas Tuttle. His music background got him work with comedy teams and a burlesque orchestra and, finally, his own band.

At age 18 he moved to Hollywood, California. He eventually ended up working at Fox studios. He became an apprentice to Jack Dawn, head of makeup at Twentieth-Century Pictures. Read more...


Character: Himself - Winner: Honorary Award

The 37th Annual Academy Awards 1965