Frederic Leonard Clark
|Born||Mar 19, 1914|
|Died||Dec 5, 1968|
Santa Monica, CA
|Age||Died at 54|
|Top Roles||Frank Hugo, Sam Levitt, Richard Donovan, Bellows, defense attorney, Lt. Cmdr. Clinton T. Nash|
|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Romance, Musical, Film Adaptation, Film Noir|
|Top Topics||Romance (Comic), Book-Based, Based on Play|
|Top Collaborators||Norman Taurog (Director), Michael Curtiz (Director), Nunnally Johnson (Producer), Jerry Wald (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Kent Smith, Louis Hayward, Marvin Mirisch see more..|
Fred Clark Overview:
Character actor, Fred Clark, was born Frederic Leonard Clark on Mar 19, 1914 in Lincoln, CA. Clark died at the age of 54 on Dec 5, 1968 in Santa Monica, CA .
American supporting star, usually the victim of the star comedian - or his own nefarious schemes. He only came to films in his thirties, but quickly established himself as a familiar and popular face. Married to actress Benay Venuta from 1952 to 1963, the first of two wives. Died from a liver ailment.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Character Actors: an Illustrated Directory).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.
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Fred Clark Quotes:
Tower Guard: That's funny. I feel like a flower!
Dwight Babcock: For nine years, Mame Dennis Burnside, I have done everything in my power to protect this boy from your idiotic, cockeyed nincompoopery.
Tower Guard: [referring to a hot-air balloon] It's a great, big, beautiful blob of nothing!
Tower Guard: Yeah!
Tower Guard: It wants me. It wants me. It loves me... but why is it going away?
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