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Fredric March

Actor Fredric March

Full Name: Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Best Years of Our Lives, Long Day's Journey into Night

Born: August 31, 1897
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: April 14, 1975 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

Married Life

  • 1927-05-30 Academy Award-winning actor Fredric March (29) marries actress Florence Eldridge

Events in the Life of Fredric March

  • 1932-11-18 5th Academy Awards: Fredric March and Wallace Beery in 1st ever tie for Best Actor. "Grand Hotel" and Helen Hayes also win.
  • 1946-11-21 "The Best Years of Our Lives", film directed by William Wyler, based on MacKinlay Kantor's novella Glory for Me, starring Myrna Loy and Fredric March, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1947)
  • 1952-02-21 9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win

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