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Fred Karger (I) (1916–1979)

Fred Karger was born on February 13, 1916 as Frederick Maxwell Karger Jr. He is known for his work on The Shape of Water (2017), From Here to Eternity (1953) and Pal Joey (1957). He was married to Elizabeth Derrick, Jane Wyman and Patti Sacks. He died on August 5, 1979 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water Soundtrack
(2017)
From Here to Eternity
(1953)
Pal Joey
Pal Joey Music Department
(1957)
Kissin' Cousins
Kissin' Cousins Music Department
(1964)

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 1977 Chatterbox! (conductor)
 1976 The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (music coordinator)
 1972 The Loners (conductor)
 1972 Necromancy (conductor)
 1969 Angel, Angel, Down We Go (conductor)
 1968 The Young Runaways (conductor)
 1968 A Time to Sing (conductor)
 1968 For Singles Only (conductor)
 1967 The Fastest Guitar Alive (conductor)
 1967 The Love-Ins (conductor)
 1967 Riot on Sunset Strip (conductor)
 1967 Hot Rods to Hell (conductor)
 1966 Hold On! (conductor)
 1966 Frankie and Johnny (conductor)
 1965 Harum Scarum (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls (conductor)
 1964 Get Yourself a College Girl (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1964 Your Cheatin' Heart (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1964 Kissin' Cousins (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1963 Hootenanny Hoot (music supervisor)
 1963 Bye Bye Birdie (music co-ordinator)
 1962 Don't Knock the Twist (music supervisor)
 1961 Twist Around the Clock (music supervisor)
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (music coordinator - 4 episodes)
- Episode #3.33 (1959) ... (music coordinator)
- Episode #3.24 (1959) ... (music coordinator)
- Episode #3.23 (1959) ... (music coordinator)
- Episode #3.20 (1959) ... (music coordinator)
 1958 Senior Prom (music coordinator)
 1958 Screaming Mimi (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 The Tijuana Story (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Pal Joey (music adviser)
 1956 Don't Knock the Rock (music supervisor)
 1956 The White Squaw (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (music supervisor)
 1956 Miami Exposé (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 He Laughed Last (music supervisor)
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story (music coordinator)
 1956 Rock Around the Clock (music supervisor)
 1956 Picnic (music advisor)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (assistant music supervisor)
 1955 Bring Your Smile Along (music assistant)
 1955 Three for the Show (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1954 The Miami Story (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 The Big Heat (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Gun Fury (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Cruisin' Down the River (music supervisor)
 1953 Let's Do It Again (music supervisor)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1952 The Brigand (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1952 Sound Off (music supervisor)
 1951 Purple Heart Diary (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street (music advisor)
 1951 The Big Gusher (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Devil's Henchman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1948 The Arkansas Swing (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Mary Lou (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1947 Down to Earth (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 Tars and Spars (music arranger)
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First wife Patti Sacks won a divorce from Karger after she testified in Superior Court that he knocked a Karl Marx book out of her hand, and told her he didn't want his wife to be more intelligent than him. Sacks was studying to be a lawyer at the time. See more »

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