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.
[wildly cheering crowd on the political convention floor]
Katrin Holstrom: What are they yelling about?
Joseph Clancy: These days they yell for anything.
Katrin Holstrom: Anything?
Joseph Clancy: Sure, they'll scream if you yell "Fish for sale!"
Katrin Holstrom: Aw, no.
Joseph Clancy: [Stands up and yells] Fish for sale!
[the crowds roars]
Major Henry Terrill: If there's anything I admire more than a dedicated friend, it is a dedicated enemy.
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