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W. C. Fields's Profile

Brief about W. C. Fields: By info that we know W. C. Fields was born at 1970-01-01. And also W. C. Fields is American Comedian.

W. C. Fields Biography

William Claude Dukenfield, American comedian was born in Darby, Pennsylvania on  January 29, 1880. He was the son of  James Lydon Dukenfield and Kate Spangler. William Claude Dukenfield was better known as W. C. Fields. He was from a poor family.

Fields married to Harriet Hughes in 1900. They had a son, who they named William, like his father. William Claude Fields, Jr., was born in 1904. William Fields and  Harriet Hughes divorced by 1907. Mr. Fields was financially taking care of them during the rest of his life.

While being in New York, he met Bessie Poole, who was a Ziegfeld Follies. She became his girlfriend and in 1917 their son William Rexford Fields Morris was born. Some years later after their son was born Bessie Poole was killed in a bar fight.

Fields met Carlotta Monti in 1932. Fields lived with her until his death. W. C. Fields died in 1946.

Some W. C. Fields's quotes. Goto "W. C. Fields's quotation" section for more.

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.

Tags: Breath, Cheese, Clever

The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.

Tags: Put, Themselves, Turn

When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.

Tags: Death, Hope, Life

It's morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.

Tags: Keep, Money, Wrong

Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there's nothing exactly like it.

Tags: Exactly, Sex, Worse

Anyone who hates children and animals can't be all bad.

Tags: Anyone, Bad, Children

I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.

Tags: Once, Sunday, Year

I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.

Tags: Afraid, Become, Water

Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive.

Tags: Her, Night, Woman

Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil.

Tags: Great, Husband, Show

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.

Tags: Drink, Her, Woman

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.

Tags: Betting, Horse, Sense

Now don't say you can't swear off drinking; it's easy. I've done it a thousand times.

Tags: Done, Easy, Off

Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.

Tags: Cork, Lunch, Took

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.

Tags: Father, Prison, State

The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive.

Tags: Alive, Getting, Place

Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?

Tags: Cold, Death, Whiskey

I'm free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

Tags: Everyone, Free, Hate

I must have a drink of breakfast.

Tags: Breakfast, Drink

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.

Tags: Case, Keep, Snake