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Fred Stone Overview:

Actor, Fred Stone, was born Fred Andrew Stone on Aug 19, 1873 in Longmont, CO. Stone died at the age of 85 on Mar 6, 1959 in North Hollywood, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Fred Stone Quotes:

Virgil Adams: Why, you think you're going to be pushed right spang up against a wall - you can't see any way out, or any hope at all - then something you never counted on turns up - and you kind of squeeze out of it, and keep on going.


Mrs. Adams: Malena fell down the cellar stairs!
Virgil Adams: Did she break any of our things?


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Father of Paula Stone

Became famous as the Scarecrow in the 1902-1911 stage production of The Wizard of Oz, paired with David Craig Montgomery who played the Tin Woodsman. His performance inspired Ray Bolger, who based his performance on Stone's incredible physical performances.

A very close friend of both humorist Will Rogers and C.B. Irwin, of the C.B. Irwin Circus and Racing Stable fame. Fred served as an honorary pallbearer for Irwin. Fred and Rogers would sometimes appear on the same vaudeville bill and shared a mutual love of steer roping, polo, flying and even bulldogging. One of Will's children was named Fred Stone Rogers.

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