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Fredric March (1897–1975)


Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1967 Hombre
Favor
 1964 The Presidency: A Splendid Misery (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 1962 The Condemned of Altona
Albrecht von Gerlach
 1961 The Young Doctors
Dr. Joseph Pearson
 1958 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (TV Series)
Host / narrator
- A Christmas Carol (1958) ... Host / narrator
 1954-1956 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
Ebenezer Scrooge / Eugene Tesh
- The Flattering World (1956) ... Eugene Tesh
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Sam Dodsworth
- Dodsworth (1956) ... Sam Dodsworth
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Ralph Hopkins
 1953 Man on a Tightrope
Karel Cernik
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Don Juan
 1951-1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Matt / Sam
- Ferry Crisis at Friday Point (1952) ... Captain Matt
- The Speech (1951) ... Sam
 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
- The Boor (1950)
 1948 An Act of Murder
Judge Calvin Cooke
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
Al Stephenson (as Frederic March)
 1944 Valley of the Tennessee
Narrator (voice)
 1944 Tomorrow, the World!
Mike Frame
 1942 I Married a Witch
Jonathan Wooley / Nathaniel Wooley / Samuel Wooley / ...
 1941 Bedtime Story
Luke Drake
 1941 One Foot in Heaven
William Spence
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Josef Steiner
 1940 Susan and God
Barrie
 1938 Trade Winds
Sam Wye
 1938 There Goes My Heart
Bill Spencer
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Wally Cook
 1936 The Road to Glory
Lieutenant Michel Denet
 1935 The Dark Angel
Alan Trent
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday
Prince Sirki / Death
 1934 Good Dame
Mace Townsley
 1934 All of Me
Don Ellis
 1933 Design for Living
Thomas B. 'Tom' Chambers
 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
Jerry H. Young
 1933 Tonight Is Ours
Sabien Pastal
 1932 The Sign of the Cross
Marcus
 1932 Smilin' Through
Kenneth Wayne (credited) / Jeremy Wayne (uncredited)
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Jerry Corbett
 1932 Strangers in Love
Buddy Drake / Arthur Drake
 1931 My Sin
Dick Grady
 1931 Night Angel
Rudek Berken
 1931 Honor Among Lovers
Jerry Stafford
 1930 Laughter
Paul Lockridge
 1930 Manslaughter
Dan O'Bannon
 1930 True to the Navy
Bull's Eye McCoy
 1930 Ladies Love Brutes
Dwight Howell
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Marine (The Montmartre Girl)
 1930 Sarah and Son
Howard Vanning
 1929 Footlights and Fools
Gregory Pyne
 1929 Jealousy
Pierre
 1929 Paris Bound
Jim Hutton
 1929 The Studio Murder Mystery
Richard Hardell
 1929 The Wild Party
James Gilmore
 1929 The Dummy
Trumbull Meredith
 1921 Paying the Piper
Extra (uncredited)
 1921 The Devil
Extra (uncredited)
 1921 The Education of Elizabeth
Extra (uncredited)
 1921 The Great Adventure
Extra (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Spoken-word album: Narrated a 78-RPM Decca Records album of Oscar Wilde's "The Selfish Giant", with music by Lehman Engel. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frederic March

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I liked the name Frederick Bickel and I wish now I had left it as it was. After all, Theodore Bikel, whose name was similar though spelled differently, didn't change his, and he did all right. See more »

Trivia:

Marlon Brando praised March as his favorite actor in his youth. See more »

Nickname:

Freddie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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