Fred MacMurray

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Frederick Martin MacMurray
  • Birth Place: Kankakee, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/30/1908, Virgo
  • Date of Death: 11/05/1991
  • Profession: Actor; musician
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Fred MacMurray Fast Facts:
  • Earned 10 varsity letters in three sports during high school.
  • His pre-fame jobs included working in a factory, selling shoes and painting cars. 
  • The son of a musician, he began his showbiz career as a saxophone player and singer.
  • Was cast as Bob Hope's understudy in the Broadway musical Roberta in 1934.
  • Starred in 1945's Where Do We Go From Here? with June Haver, who would become his second wife nine years later.
  • Appeared in seven Disney films, beginning with The Shaggy Dog in 1959.
  • His My Three Sons character, Steve Douglas, was ranked No. 7 by TV GUIDE in a list of 50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time.
  • Fred MacMurray Relationships:
  • June Haver - Wife
  • Susan MacMurray Pool - Daughter
  • Maleta Martin - Mother
  • Laurie MacMurray - Daughter
  • Frederick MacMurray - Father
  • Robert MacMurray - Son
  • Kate MacMurray - Daughter
  • Lillian Lamont - Wife (deceased)
  • Fred MacMurray Awards:
  • 1962 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the Chicago Academy for the Arts, Chicago, IL

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