William frawley

Explore the fascinating life and career of William Frawley, a talented actor known for his iconic roles in classic films and beloved television shows. Learn more about his journey in the entertainment industry and discover interesting facts about this legendary performer.
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There's no way around it: FX's Feud: Bette and Joan, which aired in March 2017, was nothing short of amazing. Beautifully written, shot and acted (seriously, Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange are living legends), the limited series was a masterpiece. I guess anytime series creator Ryan Murphy is involved, masterpiece quality is a given at this point. We were entranced as the story of the infamous feud between Bette Davis (Sarandon) and Joan Crawford (Lange) played out on our screens, even…

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Debbie Anderson
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Actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Lucille Ball's gruff landlord ‘Fred Mertz' on the groundbreaking 1950s television situation comedy I Love Lucy. By the time he came to I Love Lucy he was a veteran of vaudeville, the theatre and over 100 Hollywood motion pictures. Born in Burlington, Iowa, in his youth he...

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"Fred Mertz" Actor William Frawley Dies at the Knickerbocker Hotel 1966. William Clement Frawley (February 26, 1887 – March 3, 1966) was an American stage entertainer, screen and television actor. Although Frawley acted in over 100 films, he achieved his greatest fame playing landlord Fred Mertz for the situation comedy I Love Lucy. William Frawley is buried in the San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California. Comedians, Hollywood Star, Classic Hollywood, William Frawley, Lucy Williams, Ann Sothern, Old Hollywood, I Love Lucy Show, Lucy And Ricky

William Clement Frawley (February 26, 1887 – March 3, 1966) was an American stage entertainer, screen and television actor. Although Frawley acted in over 100 films, he achieved his greatest fame playing landlord Fred Mertz for the situation comedy I Love Lucy. Death Frawley made two final on-screen appearances before his death. An appearance on I've Got a Secret consisted of contestants guessing Frawley's, "secret," which was that he was the first performer ever to sing "My Melancholy Baby"…

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