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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


Honeymoon in Bali (1939)

On a rainy New York City autumn afternoon, the head of a major Department Store, Gail Allen, meets her second cousin and best friend Lorna for afternoon tea. Her cousin, an authoress of love stories set in the South Seas, invites a resident fortune teller to predict Gail's future. At first the re...

Sing You Sinners (1938)

The three Beebe brothers are talented singers looking to make their way in the world. Joe Beebe (Bing Crosby) is a chronic gambler and a source of great consternation for his loving mother (Elizabeth Patterson), who only wishes he would follow the example of his responsible brother David (Fred Ma...

Swing High, Swing Low (1937)

Swing High, Swing Low is a 1937 American romantic drama starring Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray. This is the second film adaptation, after The Dance of Life (1929) and before When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948), of the popular Broadway play Burlesque, by George Manker Watters and Arthur Hopkins.

Maid of Salem (1937)

It tells the story of a young girl in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, who has an affair with adventurer. She is sentenced as a witch, but saved by him.

True Confession (1937)

Helen Bartlett (Lombard) is the wife of the honest lawyer Ken (MacMurray). She is a "writer" but cannot think of anything to write and instead lives in her fantasy world of telling lies. When she discovers that they are broke, she attempts to get Ken to take a case of a man who stole hams. Ken fi...

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)

A feud between Kentucky clans the Tollivers and Falins has been ongoing for as long as anyone can recall. After an engineer, Jack Hale, arrives with coal and railroad interests, he saves the life of Dave Tolliver, whose injury has developed gangrene. Dave expects to marry a cousin, June, but she ...

The Texas Rangers (1936)

The Texas Rangers is a 1936 action Western film directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie. The picture was nominated for Best Sound (Franklin B. Hansen) at the 1936 Oscars. The movie involves two out-of-luck Texas Rangers who must arrest an old friend turned outlaw. The su...

The Princess Comes Across (1936)

Wanda Nash (Carole Lombard), an actress from Brooklyn, decides to masquerade as "Princess Olga" from Sweden in order to land a film contract with a big Hollywood studio. On board the liner Mammoth bound for New York, she runs into King Mantell (Fred MacMurray), a concertina-playing band leader wi...

The Gilded Lily (1935)

New York stenographer Marilyn David (Colbert) has become good friends with Peter Dawes (MacMurray), a newspaper reporter who takes the same subway as she does each morning. Peter is crazy about Marilyn, but she meets and has her eye on wealthy Englishman Charles Gray (Milland), and they fall in l...

The Bride Comes Home (1935)

After the bankruptcy of her father's business, the penniless socialite Jeannette Desmereau (Claudette Colbert) works with magazine editor Cyrus Anderson (Fred MacMurray) and publisher Jack Bristow (Robert Young). They discuss love and wedding plans. However when Bristow would seem to marry her, A...

Alice Adams (1935)

Alice Adams (Katharine Hepburn) is the youngest daughter of the Adams family. Her father (Fred Stone) is an invalid who used to work in Mr. Lamb's factory as a clerk. Her mother (Ann Shoemaker) is embittered by her husband's lack of ambition and upset by the snubs her daughter endures because of ...

Hands Across the Table (1935)

Brought up in poverty, hotel manicurist Regi Allen (Lombard) wants to marry a rich husband. Her new client, wheelchair-using hotel guest Allen Macklyn (Bellamy) is immediately attracted to her and becomes her confidant. Despite his obvious wealth, Regi does not view him as a potential husband, an...