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Date of Birth 24 October 1964Los Angeles, California, USA

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Alice Anne Fries is the seventh child in a family of eight children. Her father is the prolific Executive Producer / Producer of over one hundred and seventy five Movie of the Week's and feature films - Mr. Charles W. Fries, known as the originator of the Movie Of The Week (MOW) Format. Her mother, a former school teacher, is Carol M. Fries who's Historical American Heritage dates back to the civil war. From 10 months of age, Alice was raised in Beverly Hills and graduated Beverly Hills High School. She recalls most of her childhood having been spent on a film set. Alice traveled throughout the United States before going to high school and after graduating, she traveled throughout Europe and Russia. One of her most memorable moments was when she met Marine Explorer and International Television Personality 'Jacques Cousteau' while her father was producing Jacques' series of underwater specials. Alice has continuously worked in the entertainment industry in various capacities since the age of twelve when she was an extra in such MOWs as Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977) and Are You in the House Alone? (1978).

At the age of fifteen, Alice found a trilogy of books written by the world famous female author V.C. Andrews and championed the effort for her father to obtain the rights to and produced a Feature Film in 1986 based on the first book entitled Flowers in the Attic (1987) starring: Kristy Swanson and Academy award-winning - Best Actress - Louise Fletcher. The feature was produced for $3.5 million dollars, grossed over forty million dollars and in its first year delivered over 200,000 video units. Alice was a still photographer on the film which was directed by: Jeffrey Bloom. She is set to produce the sequels to the series of books in 2004. Another honored experience at age seventeen, Alice assisted the famous Actor/Director - Jackie Cooper and an Emmy Nominated Film Editor - her brother: Tom Fries, on a MOW: Rosie - The Rosemary Clooney Story. She worked as a stills photographer on a MOW in England, The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984), starring: George Seagal and the infamous Morgan Fairchild.

Upon her return to the United States she went on to work as a still photographer on music videos and feature films while also taking elective courses at various colleges. Her most notable experience as a still photographer was working with Producer/Director Rob Reiner on The Princess Bride music video, produced & directed by: David Fincher. The entire Fries family is in the Entertainment industry ranging from Executive Producers, Producer/Distributors, Film Editors, Directors, Writers to World Wide Cable Company Owner.

Alice was a Literary Packaging and Talent Agent for seventeen years. As General Partner/Owner of Alice Fries Agency, Ltd. and during her fourteen year of business she decided to make a change in her business direction to Producer / Manager. She will produce, write and aspire to direct her own projects and continue to find and work with undiscovered and up and coming film makers such as Writers, Producers, Directors, and below the line talent. One of the Limited Partners in the newly named business Universal Connect - Unicon - Fries Network, Productions, and Management is her brother: Michael T. Fries who is the President and CEO of Liberty Global, Inc. a company that owns Cable Companies all over the world. Alice's passion, experience, knowledge and tenacity is rare and appreciated by all who work with her. The Directing bug is biting her.

She's an award-winning photographer, has written numerous scripts for feature, television including MOWs and pilots for series, short stories, a published poet, and is an accomplished award winning artist.

Alice works in various other fields of business such as property management and leasing as well the creation and sale of her own hand made art. She has a beautiful daughter named Olivia.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Alice A. Fries unicon.friesnetwork@earthlink.net

Trivia (4)

Daughter of Charles W. Fries.
Aunt of Brooke Fries.
Sister-in-law of Debi Fries.

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