(10/8/51) Radio: Appeared (as "Johnny McKay") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" production of "Borderline".
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Fred Mac Murray
6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
Did You Know?
[on working with director Preston Sturges
] At the end of this shoot, he said, "It's been a pleasure working with you" and I said, "I wish I could say the same about you." I don't like to be that way, but he was terrible, very cruel.
When offered the job as the dad on My Three Sons
(1960), he was given a dream contract in which he only had to work 65 days a year on the series. The supporting cast, as a result, often had to shoot their scenes opposite a prop person off camera instead of Fred. The popular series ran 12 seasons.
Wholesome, kind-hearted characters