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.
James Carwood: What do you suppose is there, Brockie? Is there any one target in Germany worth 48 bombers?
Elmer Brockhurst: Worth it to whom?
Benson Tropp: Any man gets himself married is automatically stupid. Denny's just refusing to stay stupid. He just don't ever see his wife.
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.
Gallagher: Those gates only open three times. When you come in, when you've served your time, or when you're dead!
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