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Fred Guiol (1898–1964)

Fred Guiol was born on February 17, 1898 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Giant (1956), Shane (1953) and The Rainmakers (1935). He was married to Ethel Hall. He died on May 23, 1964 in Bishop, California. See full bio »


(age 66) in Bishop, California, USA

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Known For

Giant Writer
Shane Additional Crew
The Rainmakers Director
Gunga Din Writer


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 1955 Botsford's Beanery (TV Movie)
 1953 My Hero (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El Toro (1953)
 1952 Mr. Walkie Talkie (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1951 As You Were
 1942 Hay Foot
 1941 Miss Polly
 1936 Mummy's Boys
 1936 Silly Billies
 1936 Too Many Surprises (Short)
 1935 A Quiet Fourth (Short)
 1935 Raised and Called (Short)
 1935 Horse Heir (Short)
 1934 The Big Mouthpiece (Short)
 1934 What! No Groceries (Short)
 1934 Trailing Along (Short)
 1931 She Snoops to Conquer (Short)
 1931 Chasing Trouble (Short)
 1931 Parents Wanted (Short)
 1931 Disappearing Enemies (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1931 Campus Champs (Short)
 1930 Over the Radio (Short)
 1930 Breakfast in Bed (Short)
 1930 Hold the Baby (Short)
 1930 Traffic Tangle (Short)
 1930 The Boss's Orders (Short)
 1930 Live and Learn (Short)
 1930 Rich Uncles (Short)
 1930 The Fighting Parson (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1930 The Head Guy (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1929 Skirt Shy (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 Feed 'em and Weep (Short)
 1928/I The Boy Friend (Short)
 1928 Their Purple Moment (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 The Fight Pest (Short)
 1928 Tell It to the Judge (Short)
 1928 Limousine Love (Short)
 1928 Aching Youth (Short)
 1928 The Family Group (Short)
 1928 Pass the Gravy (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1927 Fighting Fathers (Short)
 1927 Do Detectives Think? (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1927 Sailors, Beware! (Short)
 1927 Sugar Daddies (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1927 With Love and Hisses (Short)
 1927 Why Girls Love Sailors (Short)
 1927 Love 'Em and Weep (Short)
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
 1927 Slipping Wives (Short)
 1927 Duck Soup (Short)
 1927 Two-Time Mama (Short)
 1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood (Short)
 1926 Get 'Em Young (Short)
 1926 Along Came Auntie (Short) (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1926 The Cow's Kimona (Short)
 1926 Don Key (Son of Burro) (Short)
 1926 Say It with Babies (Short)
 1926 Ukulele Sheiks (Short)
 1926 The Hug Bug (Short)
 1926 Your Husband's Past (Short)
 1926 Long Pants (Short)
 1925 Flaming Flappers (Short)
 1925 Hold Everything (Short)
 1925 Papa Be Good! (Short)
 1925 Cuckoo Love (Short)
 1925 The Big Kick (Short)
 1925 The Bouncer (Short)
 1925 Tell It to a Policeman (Short)
 1925 Sure-Mike! (Short)
 1925 A Sailor Papa (Short)
 1925 The Haunted Honeymoon (Short)
 1924 Meet the Missus (Short)
 1924 The Goofy Age (Short)
 1924 The Battling Orioles (as Fred L. Guiol)
 1924 Don't Park There (Short)
 1924 Hit the High Spots (Short)
 1924 Help One Another (Short)
 1923 The Great Outdoors (Short)
 1923 Heavy Seas (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Fred L. Guiol | Fred M. Guiol


6' (1.83 m)


Ethel Hall  (her death)  (1 child)

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