Chill Theodore Wills was an American film actor, and a singer in the Avalon Boys Quartet. Wills was born in Seagoville, Texas in 1902. He was a performer from early childhood, forming and leading the Avalon Boys singing group in the 1930s. After appearing with them in a few westerns, he disbanded the group in 1938 and struck out on a solo acting career. One of his more memorable roles was that of the distinctive voice of Francis the Mule in a series of popular films. Wills' deep, rough voice and Western twang were perfectly matched to the personality of the cynical, sardonic mule. As was...
|Birthdate:||July 18, 1902|
|Date of death:||December 15, 1978|
|Also known as:||Chill Theodore Wills, The Avalon Four, The Avalon Boys|