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Freddie Bartholomew (1924–1992)


One of the most popular child actors in film history, Freddie Bartholomew was born Frederick Cecil Bartholomew in London, England, in 1924. He was raised by his aunt, Millicent Bartholomew. Freddie had appeared on stage and in four minor British films when he was offered the title role in David Copperfield (1935) by MGM. This film made him an ... See full bio »

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 1951 St. Benny the Dip
Reverend Wilbur
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Murder Is a Matter of Opinion (1950) ... (as Fred Bartholomew)
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Tom Prior
- Outward Bound (1949) ... Tom Prior
 1944 The Town Went Wild
David Conway
 1941 Naval Academy
Steve Kendall
 1939 Two Bright Boys
David Harrington
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Bob Randolph
 1938 Listen, Darling
'Buzz' Mitchell
 1935 Professional Soldier
King Peter II
 1932 Lily Christine
Child (uncredited)
 1931 Fascination
Child
 1930 Toyland (Short)
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Fred Bartholomew
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He was considered for the dual roles of Prince Edward and Tom Canty in The Prince and the Pauper (1937). See more »

Trademark:

Curly-haired Hollywood child star whose earnest presence, refined English diction and angelic looks established him as a box office favorite in the 1930s.

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Aries

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