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Jimmy Fidler (1900–1988)

Jimmie Fidler began his Hollywood career as an extra in silent films. But when speaking roles did not seem likely he turned to publicity and later parlayed his connections into a career as a gossip columnist He spent about 14 years working as a free-lance press agent, setting up an office at Sunset and Cahuenga boulevards and established a roster ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 87)

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Filmography

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 1952-1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
Host
- My Boss and I (1953)
- The Invited Seven (1953) ... Host
- The Pattern (1953) ... Host
- False Witness (1953)
 1947 The Corpse Came C.O.D.
Jimmy Fidler (uncredited)
 1938 Garden of the Moon
Jimmie Fidler (as Jimmie Fidler)
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 1936 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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 1936 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
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 1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie documentary) (archival materials courtesy of)
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 1952-1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Mr. Barber's Love Affair (1953) ... Himself - Host
- Uncle Fred Flits By (1953) ... Himself - Host
- The Priceless Gift (1952) ... Himself - Host
- Mysterious Ways (1952) ... Himself - Host
- The Lucky Coin (1952) ... Himself - Host
 1938 Personality Parade (Documentary short)
Himself
 1936 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (Documentary short)
narrator Himself (uncredited)
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 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Radio Broadcaster
 1963 Hollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Jimmie Fidler
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Trivia:

He lived in a beautiful home he built in Toluca Lake for most of his adult life. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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