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Fred M. Wilcox (1907–1964)

Fred McLeod Wilcox was born in Tazewell, VA, on December 22, 1906, one of six children born to James Wilcox, a Kentucky optometrist and drugstore owner, who was married six times (twice to one woman). His six children were from his first wife. Wilcox's six siblings (his father adopted his niece after the death of his sister in 1912) included actress... See full bio »

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Forbidden Planet Director
(1956)
Lassie Come Home Director
(1943)
(1960)
Code Two Director
(1953)

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 1956 Forbidden Planet (as Fred McLeod Wilcox)
 1953 Code Two
 1948 Hills of Home
 1938 Joaquin Murrieta (Short) (as Fred Wilcox)
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Fred McLeod Wilcox | Fred Wilcox
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He worked with his nephew-in-law, producer Nicholas Nayfack, on Forbidden Planet (1956) and was planning to direct a big-budget MGM sequel, to be titled "Robot Planet", when Nayfack died unexpectedly in 1958. See more »

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