Wallace Shawn

Biography: Short, frazzle-haired character actor with blubbery lower lip and distinctive lisp, who frequently plays nervous, untrustworthy characters (usually for laughs). He's also a talented writer with several plays to his credit, as well as the script for My Dinner With Andre (1981), a partially autobiographical film he penned with costar Andre Gregory. The son of longtime "New Yorker" editor William Shawn, he made his stage debut in 1977 in a self-translated production of Machia velli's "The Mandrake," and broke into films two years later with supporting roles in Bob Fosse's All That Jazz and Woody Allen's Manhattan

OTHER FILMS INCLUDE: 1979:Starting Over 1980: Atlantic City, Simon 1982: The First Time, A Little Sex 1983: Deal of the Century, Lovesick 1984: The Bostonians, Crackers, The Hotel New Hampshire, Micki + Maude 1985: Heaven Help Us 1986: Head Office 1987: The Bedroom Window, Nice Girls Don't Explode, Prick Up Your Ears, Radio Days, The Princess Bride (a wonderful role as
Short, frazzle-haired character actor with blubbery lower lip and distinctive lisp, who frequently plays nervous, untrustworthy characters (usually for laughs). He's also a talented writer with several plays to his credit, as well as the script for My Dinner With Andre (1981), a partially autobiographical film he penned with costar Andre Gregory. The son of longtime "New Yorker" editor William Shawn, he made his stage debut in 1977 in a self-translated production of Machia velli's "The Mandrake," and broke into films two years later with supporting roles in Bob Fosse's All That Jazz and Woody Allen's Manhattan

OTHER FILMS INCLUDE: 1979:Starting Over 1980: Atlantic City, Simon 1982: The First Time, A Little Sex 1983: Deal of the Century, Lovesick 1984: The Bostonians, Crackers, The Hotel New Hampshire, Micki + Maude 1985: Heaven Help Us 1986: Head Office 1987: The Bedroom Window, Nice Girls Don't Explode, Prick Up Your Ears, Radio Days, The Princess Bride (a wonderful role as an unlikely fairy-tale villain); 1988: The Moderns 1989: Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills, She's Out of Control We're No Angels 1992: Shadows and Fog, Mom and Dad Save the World 1993: Unbecoming Age, The Cemetery Club, The Meteor Man.
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Wallace Shawn's Scores

Average career score: 69
Highest Metascore: 89 The Good Wife: Season 6
Lowest Metascore: 53 Gossip Girl: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
6 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
89 The Good Wife: Season 6 Sep 21, 2014 Charles Lester 8.5
tbd Gossip Girl: Season 6 Oct 8, 2012 Cyrus Rose 7.0
tbd Gossip Girl: Season 5 Sep 26, 2011 Cyrus Rose 6.9
75 Gossip Girl: Season 4 Sep 13, 2010 Cyrus Rose 7.1
75 The Good Wife: Season 1 Sep 22, 2009 Charles Lester 8.8
tbd Gossip Girl: Season 3 Sep 14, 2009 Cyrus Rose 6.5
tbd The L Word: Season 6 Jan 18, 2009 William Halsey 5.5
69 Gossip Girl: Season 2 Sep 1, 2008 Cyrus 8.0
tbd The L Word: Season 5 Jan 6, 2008 William Halsey 3.5
53 Gossip Girl: Season 1 Sep 19, 2007 Cyrus 8.0
tbd Crossing Jordan: Season 5 Sep 25, 2005 Dr. Howard Stiles 9.0
tbd Crossing Jordan: Season 2 Sep 23, 2002 Dr. Howard Stiles 9.0
tbd Crossing Jordan: Season 1 Sep 24, 2001 Dr. Howard Stiles 9.0
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 7 Sep 30, 1998 Zek 7.9
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 6 Sep 29, 1997 Zek 8.6
53 Clueless: Season 1 Sep 20, 1996 Mr. Alphonse Hall tbd
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 3 Sep 26, 1994 Zek 7.9
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 2 Sep 26, 1993 Zek 7.7
tbd The Cosby Show: Season 8 Sep 19, 1991 Jeffrey Engels 7.0
tbd The Cosby Show: Season 6 Sep 22, 1989 Voice Of Jeffrey Engels 9.5
tbd The Cosby Show: Season 4 Sep 24, 1987 Jeffrey Engels 7.5
tbd Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: Season 3 Sep 13, 1969 Mr. Gibbles 8.0