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Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray

Birthdate: August 30, 1908

Deathdate: January 5, 1991

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 movies and a successful television series during a career that spanned nearly a half-century, from 1930 to the 1970s. MacMurray is well known for his role in the 1944 film noir Double Indemnity directed by Billy Wilder, which he starred in with Barbara S... ...detailed bio


Borderline (1950)

Pete Ritchie (Raymond Burr) runs a narcotics smuggling operation to the USA from Mexico, which the Los Angeles Police Department and the US federal government have unsuccessfully tried to stop. Because of Ritchie's careful operating procedures, US authorities haven't even been able to find out t...

Father was a Fullback (1949)

State College football coach George Cooper (Fred MacMurray) has more than enough problems on the job without his teenage daughter Connie (Betty Lynn) complicating his life at home. She is convinced she's unattractive to the opposite sex and wallows in self-pity. Resigning herself to a loveless ex...

Family Honeymoon (1949)

Grant Jordan (Fred MacMurray) marries young widow Katie Armstrong (Claudette Colbert), who has three unruly children, Charlie (Jimmy Hunt), Abner (Peter Miles) and Zoe (Gigi Perreau). When Katie's sister Jo (Lillian Bronson) has an accident and cannot take care of the children, the newlyweds have...

On Our Merry Way (1948)

Oliver Pease has deceived his bride Martha into believing he's an inquiring reporter for the Los Angeles Daily Banner when, in fact, he is employed there as a classified ads clerk. When Martha suggests Oliver ask people on the street, "What influence has a baby had on your life?," he submits the ...

The Miracle of the Bells (1948)

The story begins as Hollywood press agent Bill Dunnigan (Fred MacMurray), who works for a fictional movie studio, arrives by train with the body of Polish-born actress Olga Treskovna (Alida Valli), in her hometown, a city referred to affectionately by its population as "Coaltown" because of its c...

The Egg and I (1947)

It tells the story of a young married couple who become chicken farmers. Betty has been raised to follow her husband's dreams with him, and Bob's dream is to be a successful chicken farmer. The problem is, their home is old and needs to be repaired and the baby chicks need constant care. When a r...

Singapore (1947)

Pearl smuggler Matt Gordon (MacMurray) finds romance with Linda Grahame (Gardner) just before the start of World War II. He proposes to her, and she accepts. However, when the Japanese attack Singapore, the hotel where she is waiting for him is bombed; Gordon searches frantically in the wreckage,...

Murder, He Says (1945)

Peter Marshall (Fred MacMurray), who works for the Trotter Poll ("like the Gallup Poll, but not as fast"), is sent out to find a missing co-worker, Hector Smedley. He goes to see the last family the man was supposed to interview, the nutty, gun-toting Fleagles. The matriarch of the clan, Mamie Fl...

Double Indemnity (1944)

Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray), a successful insurance salesman for Pacific All Risk, returns to his office building in downtown Los Angeles late one night. He is clearly in pain as he sits down at his desk and begins dictating a memo into a Dictaphone machine for colleague Barton Keyes (Edward G. ...

Above Suspicion (1943)

Frances and Richard Myles (Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray) are newlyweds honeymooning in Europe on the eve of World War II. Unexpectedly, they find themselves commissioned by the British secret service to secure the plans for a new secret weapon masterminded by the Nazis (involving magnetic min...

No Time for Love (1943)

It tells the story of an engineer Jim Ryan (Fred MacMurray) and a female photographer Katherine Grant (Claudette Colbert), who gets him fired from a tunneling job. She feels responsible and hires him to help her. The differences in their styles help them to fall in love.

The Lady is Willing (1942)

The Lady is Willing is a 1942 Columbia Pictures screwball comedy film starring Marlene Dietrich and Fred MacMurray, directed by Mitchell Leisen.

My Favorite Blonde (1942)

My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll. Based on a story by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, the film is about a vaudeville performer who gets mixed up with British and German secret agents in the days just before A...

The Forest Rangers (1942)

The Forest Rangers ia a 1942 adventure film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by George Marshall, written by Harold Shumate based on story by Thelma Strabel, and starring Fred MacMurray, Paulette Goddard and Susan Hayward.

Dive Bomber (1941)

During pre-war operations from an aircraft carrier off Hawaii, the VB-3 dive bombing squadron (bearing the "High Hat" emblem of Bombing Squadron Four) arrives in a wingover approach to Honolulu; one of its pilots blacks out during the high speed dive and crashes. At the base hospital in Honolulu,...

New York Town (1941)

Victor Ballard (Fred MacMurray) is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk photographer who shares a studio apartment with a painter from Poland, Stefan Janowski (Akim Tamiroff). When Victor shoots a photo of Alexandra Curtis (Mary Martin), he realizes she is desperate and in need of a friend...

Little Old New York (1940)

In this fictionalized account of the invention of the first successful steamboat, Clermont, engineer and inventor Robert Fulton (Richard Greene) comes to New York in 1807, where he meets tavern keeper Pat O'Day (Alice Faye). O'Day strongly supports Fulton and his visionary steamship, but her suit...

Remember the Night (1940)

Lee Leander (Barbara Stanwyck) is arrested during the Christmas holidays for trying to shoplift a bracelet from a New York jewelry shop. Assistant District Attorney John Sargeant (Fred MacMurray) is assigned to prosecute her. The trial begins just before Christmas, but rather than face a jury fil...

Too Many Husbands (1940)

Too Many Husbands (released in the United Kingdom as My Two Husbands) is a 1940 romantic comedy film about a woman who loses her husband (Cardew) in a boating accident and remarries, only to have her first spouse reappear -- yet another variation on Enoch Arden. The film stars Jean Arthur, Fred M...

Invitation to Happiness (1939)

An egotistical boxer romances a rich backer's daughter.