Fred MacMurray Biography

Birthday: 1908-08-30
Place of Birth: Kankakee, Illinois
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Wiki Biography: Born to Maleta Martin and Frederick MacMurray (concert violinist). Fred sang and played in orchestras to earn tuition. He was educated at Carroll College, Wis. Fred played with a Chicago orchestra for more than a year. Then he joined an orchestra in Hollywood where he played, did some recording and played extra roles. He then joined a comedy stage band, California Collegians, and went to New York. There he joined "Three's A Crowd" revue on Broadway and on the road. After this show closed, he returned to California and worked in vaudeville. He played the vaudeville circuits and night clubs until cast for major role in "Roberta". Signed by Paramount in 1935.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Forest Rangers 1942 Action
Above Suspicion Richard Myles 1943 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
On Our Merry Way 0000
The Gilded Lily Peter Dawes 1935 Comedy, Romance
Hands Across the Table 1935 Comedy, Romance
Alice Adams Arthur Russell 1935 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 1936 Drama, Romance
The Princess Comes Across 1936 Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Maid of Salem 1937
Remember the Night 1940 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Too Many Husbands Bill Cardew 1940 Comedy, Romance
New York Town 1941 Comedy
Star Spangled Rhythm 1942 Comedy, Musical
Above Suspicion 1943 0, Game Show
No Time for Love 1943
Double Indemnity Walter Neff 1944 Crime, Thriller
And the Angels Sing 1944 Comedy, Music, Romance
The Egg and I Bob MacDonald 1947 0
Father was a Fullback 1949 Comedy, Sport
The Caine Mutiny 1954 Romance
Pushover 1954 Crime, Drama
The Rains of Ranchipur Tom Ransome 1955
Good Day for a Hanging 1958
The Absent-Minded Professor Prof. Ned Brainard 1961
Son of Flubber Prof. Ned Brainard 1963 0, 0, Biography
Follow Me, Boys! Lemuel Siddons 1966 Drama, Family
The Happiest Millionaire 1967 Family, Romance, Comedy
The Apartment Jeff D. Sheldrake 2004