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Fred McCarren (1951–2006)

Handsome, charming, and amiable everyman character actor Frederick West McCarren was born on April 12, 1951 in Butler, Pennsylvania. McCarren acted in numerous stage productions while a student at Butler Area Senior High School. Fred attended not only the University of Cincinatti and Point Park College, but also Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ... See full bio »

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 1991 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
- The Pope's Ring (1991) ... Detective
 1988 The Boost
 1987 Mr. President (TV Series)
- Dear Sam: Part 2 (1987) ... Fred
- The First Son-in-Law (1987) ... Fred
 1987 Throb (TV Series)
- Torn Between Two Lovers (1987) ... Wally
 1983-1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Marshall Holt
- Magic Bus (1983) ... Marshall Holt
 1986 It's a Living (TV Series)
Alan Steckler
- The Jerks (1986) ... Alan Steckler
 1986 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Richard Wall
- When I Look Back on All the Things (1986) ... Richard Wall
 1984 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
Michael McKenna
- Quick on the Draw (1984) ... Michael McKenna
 1984 Brothers (TV Series)
- Standards and Practices (1984) ... Dennis
 1984 Lottery! (TV Series)
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Stuart Casey
- Fuchs Me? Fuchs You! (1984) ... Stuart Casey
- Nichols from Heaven (1984) ... Stuart Casey
- Ratman and Bobbin (1984) ... Stuart Casey
 1983 The American Snitch
Jeff Morton
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Frank Dannon
- Altared Steele (1983) ... Frank Dannon
 1983 The Star Chamber
Robert Karras
 1983 At Ease (TV Series)
Jerry Gilmore
- A Tankful of Dollars (1983) ... Jerry Gilmore
 1982 Class Reunion
Gary Nash
 1981 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
- The Prince and the Boomer (1981) ... David
 1981 Red Flag: The Ultimate Game (TV Movie)
 1981 The Boogens
Mark Kinner
 1981 I'm a Big Girl Now (TV Series)
- It's Him or Me (1981)
 1980 Xanadu
 1980 Goodtime Girls (TV Series)
- Loose Lips (1980)
 1980 Family (TV Series)
Dan Epstein
- Hard Times (1980) ... Dan Epstein
 1980 Marriage Is Alive and Well (TV Movie)
Chris Dennis
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Neil Bishop
- The Big Heist (1979) ... Neil Bishop
 1979 Alice (TV Series)
- If the Shoe Fits (1979) ... Sean
 1979 The Last Convertible (TV Mini-Series)
Paul McCreed
- Part 2 (1979) ... Paul McCreed
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Paul McCreed
- The Last Convertible (1979) ... Paul McCreed
 1978 How to Pick Up Girls! (TV Movie)
Donald Becker
 1978 On Our Own (TV Series)
- The Bare Truth (1978)
 1977 Tabitha (TV Series)
Jeff Baron
- What's Wrong with Mister Right? (1977) ... Jeff Baron
 1977 Stick Around (TV Short)
Vance Keefer

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Was the father of six children: Sons Charles, Tobin, Michael, and William and daughters Millicent and Elizabeth. See more »

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