Character actor, Charles Bickford, was born Charles Ambrose Bickford on Jan 1, 1891 in Cambridge, MA. Bickford died at the age of 76 on Nov 9, 1967 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Bickford was nominated for three Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1943||Best Supporting Actor||The Song of Bernadette (1943)||Dean Peyramale||Nominated|
|1947||Best Supporting Actor||The Farmer's Daughter (1947)||Clancy||Nominated|
|1948||Best Supporting Actor||Johnny Belinda (1948)||Black McDonald||Nominated|
He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures.
Otto Habershaw: Words of wisdom from the confirmed bachelor.
Benson Tropp: Confirmed and reconfirmed. I hate women.
Otto Habershaw: I believe you. You've buried enough of them.
Benson Tropp: Sure I did. I put them back where they belong.
James Carwood: What's the answer, Brockie, all guts and no brain?
Elmer Brockhurst: No. That's putting it too simply. Dennis is one of those boys whose brain is fascinated by guts. He loves this lousy war.
Major Henry Terrill: This is the west, Jim, a man is still expected to defend himself. If he allows people to think he won't, he's in trouble. Bad trouble.
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