Fredric March

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ernest Frederick Mcintyre Bickel
  • Birth Place: Racine, WI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/31/1897, Virgo
  • Date of Death: 04/14/1975
  • Profession: Actor
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Fredric March Fast Facts:
  • Met second wife Florence Eldridge when they both appeared in the play The Swan in 1927.
  • Served as vice president of the Screen Actor's Guild in 1933.
  • Tied with Jose Ferrer for the Best Actor award during the very first Tonys in 1947.
  • Was offered the role of Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman during the original run of the show in 1949, but turned it down; eventually played the role in the 1951 film version.
  • A theater at the University of Wisconsin (where he attended college for two years) is named after him.
  • Fredric March Relationships:
  • John F. Bickel - Father
  • Harold Leroy Bickel - Brother
  • Cora Brown Bickel - Mother
  • Rosina Bickel - Sister
  • Penelope March Fantucci - Daughter
  • Florence Eldridge - Wife
  • Ellis Baker - Ex-wife
  • Anthony March - Son
  • Jack Bickel - Brother
  • Fredric March Awards:
  • 1957 Tony: Actor (Dramatic) - Winner
  • 1954 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Nominee
  • 1960 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Nominee
  • 1931 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1952 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Nominee
  • 1946 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1937 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1951 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1960 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1957 Emmy: Best Single Performance by an Actor - Nominee
  • 1932 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1962 Tony: Actor (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1955 Emmy: Best Actor in a Single Performance - Nominee
  • 1965 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1952 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1947 Tony: Actor (Dramatic) - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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