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Fredric March is a Actor American born on 31 august 1897 at Racine (USA)

Fredric March

Fredric March
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Birth name Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Nationality USA
Birth 31 august 1897 at Racine (USA)
Death 15 april 1975 (at 77 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a "distinguished stage actor and one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s." He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1932 for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and in 1947 for The Best Years of Our Lives. March is the only actor to have won both the Academy Award and the Tony Award twice.


March was married to actress Florence Eldridge from 1927 until his death in 1975, and they had two adopted children. He died from cancer, at age 77, in Los Angeles, California; he was buried at his estate in New Milford, Connecticut.

Throughout his life, he and his wife were supporters of the Democratic Party.

Best films

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
Anthony Adverse (1936)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
Smilin' Through (1932)
The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Usually with

Travis Banton
Travis Banton
(10 films)
Gregg Toland
Gregg Toland
(5 films)
George Abbott
George Abbott
(2 films)
Hans Dreier
Hans Dreier
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Fredric March (78 films)

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The Iceman Cometh, 3h59
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Bradford Dillman, Sorrell Booke
Roles Harry Hope
Rating71% 3.589143.589143.589143.589143.58914
Un vendeur avec une passion soudaine pour la réforme a une idée de vendre à ses copains Barfly: jetez vos chimères. Les ivrognes, vivant dans un flophouse dessus d'un salon, choqués par l'idée.
Tick... Tick... Tick..., 1h37
Directed by Ralph Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Actors George Kennedy, Fredric March, Lynn Carlin, Don Stroud, Clifton James, Janet MacLachlan
Roles Mayor Jeff Parks
Rating66% 3.344993.344993.344993.344993.34499
In a small Mississippi town, deputy Jim Price is elected sheriff over John Little, the incumbent. Racial tensions exist in the community and Price gets little assistance from Little, leaving office, or from Mayor Parks, who insists he be consulted on any decision the new sheriff makes.
Hombre (1967)
, 1h51
Directed by Martin Ritt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Rush
Roles Dr. Alex Favor
Rating73% 3.696573.696573.696573.696573.69657
In late 19th-century Arizona, an Apache-raised white man, John Russell, faces prejudice in the white world after he returns for his inheritance (a gold watch and a boarding house) upon his father's death. Deciding to sell the house in order to buy a herd of horses—which does not endear him to the boarders who live there or to the caretaker, Jessie—Russell ends up riding a stagecoach with Jessie and unhappily married boarders Doris and Billy Lee Blake leaving town.
Seven Days in May, 1h58
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Arme nucléaire
Actors Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam
Roles President Jordan Lyman
Rating77% 3.8961053.8961053.8961053.8961053.896105
The story is set in the early 1970s, ten years in the future at the time of the film's 1964 release, and the Cold War is still a problem (in the 1962 book, the setting was May 1974). U.S. President Jordan Lyman has recently signed a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviet Union, and the subsequent ratification has produced a wave of public dissatisfaction, especially among the President's opposition and the military, who believe the Soviets cannot be trusted.
The Condemned of Altona, 1h54
Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Sophia Loren, Maximilian Schell, Fredric March, Robert Wagner, Françoise Prévost, Gabriele Tinti
Roles Albrecht von Gerlach
Rating67% 3.392483.392483.392483.392483.39248
L'industriel Albrecht von Gerlach découvre qu'il est près de mourir et fait venir à lui son fils avocat Werner qu'il souhaite nommer comme son successeur. Sa femme Johanna, actrice engagée dans une œuvre de Brecht contre le nazisme découvre, les secrets de famille : le fils aîné Frantz, criminel nazi de la SS tenu pour mort, se cache en fait depuis seize ans dans le grenier. Il est servi par sa sœur qui lui décrit une Allemagne défaite et humiliée encore sous le joug des envahisseurs.
The Young Doctors, 1h40
Directed by Phil Karlson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Ben Gazzara, Fredric March, Eddie Albert, Ina Balin, Phyllis Love, Edward Andrews
Roles Dr. Joseph Pearson
Rating67% 3.388663.388663.388663.388663.38866
David Coleman (Gazzara) is a young doctor hired by a hospital's pathology department. The head of the department, Dr. Joseph Pearson (March), sees Coleman as a rival, and they fight over many medical issues. Coleman falls in love with Cathy Hunt (Balin), a nurse at the hospital, who develops a tumor in her knee. Pearson believes that the tumor is malignant and that the leg should be amputated, but Coleman disagrees. Coleman orders three blood tests on Mrs. Alexander (Love), an expectant mother whose baby may have hemolytic disease, but Pearson believes that the tests are excessive and cancels the third test. Mrs. Alexander is married to a young intern at the hospital (Clark), who, along with Coleman, tried to push for the third test. When the baby is born seriously ill, Dr. Charles Dornberger (Albert), Mrs. Alexander's OB/GYN, berates Pearson and conducts a blood transfusion to save the baby's life. Pearson's future at the hospital becomes uncertain, and he resigns. Coleman has changed his mind about Cathy's tumor and agrees with Pearson's decision, while Pearson says that Coleman reminds him of himself when he was young and urges him not to let hospital bureaucracy to wear him down.
Inherit the Wind, 2h8
Directed by Stanley Kramer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson, Harry Morgan
Roles Matthew Harrison Brady
Rating80% 4.047224.047224.047224.047224.04722
In a small Southern town, a school teacher, Bertram Cates, is about to stand trial. His offense: violating a state law by introducing to his students the concept that man descended from the apes, a theory of the naturalist Charles Darwin. Cates is vigorously denounced by town leaders such as the Rev. Jeremiah Brown.
Middle of the Night, 1h58
Directed by Delbert Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Fredric March, Kim Novak, Glenda Farrell, Albert Dekker, Martin Balsam, Lee Grant
Roles Jerry Kingsley
Rating70% 3.5433753.5433753.5433753.5433753.543375
A 24-year-old divorcee, Betty Preisser, a receptionist for a clothing manufacturer, takes some office work home. Her boss, widower Jerry Kingsley, a man of 56, drops by to pick up the documents.
Albert Schweitzer, 1h25
Directed by Jerome Hill
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Historical
Themes Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Fredric March, Burgess Meredith
Roles Albert Schweitzer (voice)
Rating62% 3.131153.131153.131153.131153.13115
Alexander the Great, 2h21
Directed by Robert Rossen, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical, Peplum, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Fredric March, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Hordern, Harry Andrews
Roles Philip of Macedonia
Rating58% 2.901852.901852.901852.901852.90185
In the beginning of the film, Demosthenes is propagating for war to resist Philip II's takeover of Greek city-states.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, 2h33
Directed by Nunnally Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Ann Harding, Keenan Wynn, Marisa Pavan
Roles Ralph Hopkins
Rating70% 3.546313.546313.546313.546313.54631
Tom and Betsy Rath live in a rundown house in Westport, Connecticut around 1953 (1955 in the movie). They have three television-addicted children (two girls and a boy) and have money problems. Tom is 33 years old, a Harvard graduate. He barely survived as an Army paratroop officer during World War II, having fought in both the European and Pacific combat theaters, during which he had an extramarital affair.
The Desperate Hours, 1h48
Directed by William Wyler, Charles C. Coleman, John Waters, Hilton A. Green
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, John Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott, Dewey Martin, Gig Young
Roles Daniel C. Hilliard
Rating74% 3.74533.74533.74533.74533.7453
Glenn Griffin (Humphrey Bogart) is the leader of a trio of escaped convicts who invade the Hilliard family's suburban home in Indianapolis and hold four members of the family hostage. There they await the arrival of a package from Griffin's girlfriend, that contains funds to aid the three fugitives in their escape.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri, 1h42
Directed by Mark Robson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Romance
Themes Politique, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors William Holden, Mickey Rooney, Fredric March, Grace Kelly, Robert Strauss, Charles McGraw
Roles Rear Adm. George Tarrant
Rating66% 3.344943.344943.344943.344943.34494
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Harry Brubaker (William Holden) is a Naval Reserve officer and Naval Aviator who was called back to active duty from his civilian profession as an attorney to fly fighter-bombers in the Korean War. Returning from a mission with battle damage, he is forced to ditch into the sea and is rescued by a Sikorsky H-5 helicopter manned by Chief Petty Officer (NAP) Mike Forney (Mickey Rooney) and Airman (NAC) Nestor Gamidge (Earl Holliman).
Executive Suite, 1h44
Directed by Robert Wise
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, Walter Pidgeon, June Allyson, Louis Calhern
Roles Loren Phineas Shaw
Rating73% 3.695633.695633.695633.695633.69563
While in New York City to meet with investment bankers, 56-year-old Avery Bullard, president and driving force of the Tredway Corporation, a major furniture manufacturing company in the town of Millburgh, Pennsylvania, drops dead in the street. As he collapses in the street he drops his wallet which is picked up by a bystander, emptied of its cash, and shoved into a wastebasket. Without the wallet, there's no way to immediately identify the body as Bullard.