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Fred F. Sears (1913–1957)

A graduate of Boston College, Fred F. Sears got his show-business start in regional theater, where he was an actor, director and producer. He started "little theater" groups and was a drama instructor at Southwestern University when Columbia Pictures hired him as a dialogue director. He also worked in front of the cameras, mostly as a sidekick in ... See full bio »

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Known For

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 1958 Crash Landing
Opening Off-Screen Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Giant Claw
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Night the World Exploded
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Werewolf
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Flame of Calcutta
Opening Off-Screen Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Serpent of the Nile
Off-Screen Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder
Director (uncredited)
 1952 The Kid from Broken Gun
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Rough, Tough West
Pete Walker / Doctor (uncredited)
 1952 Brave Warrior
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Laramie Mountains
Maj. Markham (as Fred Sears)
 1951 Pecos River
Townsman on Porch Listening to Music (uncredited)
 1951 The Kid from Amarillo
Jonathan Cole
 1951 The Family Secret
Laboratory Analyst (uncredited)
 1951 Saturday's Hero
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Cyclone Fury
Capt. Barham
 1951 Bonanza Town
Henry Hardison
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler
State Trooper (uncredited)
 1951 The Big Gusher
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Savage Raiders
Col. Sutter (as Fred Sears)
 1951 My True Story
E. H. Carlyle
 1951 Gasoline Alley
Smite (uncredited)
 1950 A Snitch in Time (Short)
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Lightning Guns
Opening Off Screen Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Frontier Outpost
Major Copeland (as Fred Sears)
 1950 Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard
Agent Peters (as Fred Sears)
 1950 On the Isle of Samoa
Pilot (uncredited)
 1950 Convicted
Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
 1950 David Harding, Counterspy
Peters (uncredited)
 1950 Hoedown
Sam Baker (uncredited)
 1950 Texas Dynamo
Hawkins (as Fred Sears)
 1949 Renegades of the Sage
Lt. Jones (as Fred Sears)
 1949 Rusty's Birthday
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Tokyo Joe
Medical Major (uncredited)
 1949 Bandits of El Dorado
Ranger Captain Richard Henley (as Fred Sears)
 1949 South of Death Valley
Sam Ashton (as Fred Sears)
 1949 The Secret of St. Ives
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1949 The Blazing Trail
Luke Masters (as Fred Sears)
 1949 Johnny Allegro
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 Laramie
Col. Ron Dennison (as Fred Sears)
 1949 Home in San Antone
Breezy - Radio Announcer (as Fred Sears)
 1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary
Ballistics Man (uncredited)
 1949 Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture
Police Chemist (uncredited)
 1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady
Tex Talbot (uncredited)
 1949 Slightly French
Cameraman (uncredited)
 1949 Shockproof
Clerk (uncredited)
 1948 The Man from Colorado
Veteran (uncredited)
 1948 Smoky Mountain Melody
Mr. Crump
 1948 The Return of October
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 Rusty Leads the Way
Jack Coleman (uncredited)
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Lawrence - Soldier in Woods (as Fred Sears)
 1948 Singin' Spurs
Mr. Hanson (as Fred Sears)
 1948 The Sheepish Wolf (Short)
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1948 Whirlwind Raiders
Tracy Beaumont (as Fred Sears)
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 Adventures in Silverado
Hatfield (as Fred Sears)
 1948 Song of Idaho
Fred Sears - Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1948 The Return of the Whistler
Crandall (uncredited)
 1948 Phantom Valley
Ben Theibold (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie's Anniversary
Bert Dalton (as Fred Sears)
 1947 It Had to Be You
Fireman #2 / Tilleman (uncredited)
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs
Man at Mayor's Party (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie in the Dough
Quinn (as Fred Sears)
 1947 Down to Earth
Bill - Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1947 The Son of Rusty
E.A. Thompson (uncredited)
 1947 The Corpse Came C.O.D.
Dave Short - Police Detective (as Fred Sears)
 1947 For the Love of Rusty
Doc Levy (uncredited)
 1947 Law of the Canyon
Dr. Middleton (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie's Holiday
Gambler (uncredited)
 1947 West of Dodge City
Henry Hardison (uncredited)
 1947 Millie's Daughter
Escort Manager (uncredited)
 1947 The Lone Hand Texan
Sam Jason (uncredited)
 1946 Lone Star Moonlight
Announcer (uncredited)
 1946 Blondie Knows Best
Man on Park Bench (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story
Oscar - Cutter (uncredited)
 1946 The Return of Rusty
Detective (uncredited)
Show Show Director (54 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Late 1930s) Stage: Stage Manager in touring company of "My Dear Children", with John Barrymore. See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred Sears


Mary Ann Hawkins  (divorced)

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Educated at Boston College.

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