AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray
Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)
Personal information
Birth nameFrederick Martin MacMurray
Birth dateAugust 30, 1908
Place of birthKankakee, Illinois,
United States
Date of deathNovember 05, 1991(age 83)
Death placeSanta Monica, California,
United States
Years active1929 78
SpouseLillian Lamont (1936 53; her death) 2 adopted children
June Haver (1954 91; his death) twin daughters (adopted)

     Home | American actors | Fred MacMurray

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 Stanwyck. Later in his career, he became better known as the paternal Steve Douglas, the widowed patriarch on My Three Sons, which ran on ABC from 1960 1965 and then on CBS from 1965 1972.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260