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Fredric March

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Fredric March

American stage and film actoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1897.

Countries: United States (75%), Canada (6%), California (4%)

Main connections: Carole Lombard, Florence Eldridge, Paramount Pictures

Linked to: Democratic Party, Paramount Pictures, Racine High School, Northern Illinois University

 

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Fredric March was born in 1897 add something


1920

He began a career as a banker, but an emergency appendectomy caused him to reevaluate his life, and in 1920 he began working as an extra in movies made in New York City, using a shortened form of his mother's maiden name, Marcher. add something


1926

He appeared on Broadway in 1926, and by the end of the decade signed a film contract with Paramount Pictures. add something


1927

March was married to actress Florence Eldridge from 1927 until his death, and they had two adopted children. add something

 

Florence Eldridge - Born "'Florence McKechnie"' in Brooklyn, she was married to fellow performer Fredric March from 1927 until his death in 1975, and often appeared alongside him on stage and in films


1929

Ann Harding - In 1929, she made her film debut in "Paris Bound", opposite Fredric March


1930

Although March died in Los Angeles , California, at the age of 77 from cancer, he considered the rural Litchfield County town of New Milford, Connecticut his primary residence since the 1930s. add something

 

March received an Oscar nomination in 1930 for The Royal Family of Broadway, in which he played a role based upon John_Barrymore (which he had first played on stage in Los_Angeles). add something


1933

Design for Living (film) - Lubitsch cast Paramount contract player Fredric March 1933 as Tom. According to the New York State Writers Institute website, a highlight of the film is the scene where, while struggling at his playwriting, he begs Miriam Hopkins, as Gilda, to smack him between the shoulder blades

 

Design for Living (film) - "'Design for Living"' is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Fredric March 1933 , Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins


1936

Maxwell Anderson - Still another of his plays involving Elizabeth I, "Mary of Scotland" , was turned into a 1936 film, starring Katharine Hepburn as Mary, Queen of Scots, Fredric March as the Earl of Bothwell, and Florence Eldridge as Elizabeth


1937

Carole Lombard - Her next film was "Nothing Sacred" in 1937, casting her opposite Fredric March and under the direction of William A. Wellman


1939

Carole Lombard - Gable divorced Langham on March 7, 1939 and proposed to Lombard at the Brown Derby

 

Carole Lombard - On March 29, 1939, during a break in production on "Gone with the Wind," Gable and Lombard drove out to Kingman, Arizona and were married in a ceremony with only Gable's press agent, Otto Winkler, in attendance


1940

Alexis Smith - During the 1940s she appeared alongside some of the most popular male stars of the day, including Errol Flynn in "Gentleman Jim" , Fredric March in The Adventures of Mark Twain and "San Antonio" , Humphrey Bogart in "Conflict" and "The Two Mrs. Carrolls" , Cary Grant in a sanitized, fictionalized version of the life of Cole and Linda Porter in "Night and Day" , and Bing Crosby in "Here Comes the Groom"


1942

Tallulah Bankhead - More success and another New York Drama Critics' Circle *award followed her 1942 performance in Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth", in which Bankhead played Sabina, the housekeeper and temptress, opposite Fredric March and Florence Eldridge


1944

He had major successes in A Bell for Adano in 1944 and Gideon in 1961, and played Ibsen's An Enemy of the People on Broadway in 1951. add something

 

Skip Homeier - He played the troubled youngster in the 1944 film adaptation and received good reviews playing opposite Fredric March and Betty Field as his American uncle and aunt

 

Mark Twain - Twain was portrayed by Fredric March in the 1944 film "The Adventures of Mark Twain"


1946

Myrna Loy - In 1946 she played the wife of returning serviceman Fredric March in "The Best Years of Our Lives"

 

The Best Years of Our Lives - "'The Best Years of Our Lives"' is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana_Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell


1951

March later regretted turning down the role and finally played Willy Loman in Columbia Pictures's 1951 film version of the play, directed by Laslo Benedek, receiving his fifth-and-final Oscar nomination as well as a Golden Globe Award. add something


1954

Cameron Hawley - Movie rights were sold to MGM, and Robert Wise directed the 1954 film, featuring William Holden, June Allyson, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, Walter_Pidgeon, Shelley Winters and Nina Foch


1955

Grace Kelly - On the night of the Academy *awards telecast, March 30, 1955, Garland was unable to attend because she was in the hospital having just given birth to her son, Joseph Luft


1958

Hostalso known as Fredric March Presents Tales From Dickens, March hosted seven episodes during 1958 and 1959. add something


1964

Seven Days in May - "'Seven Days in May"' is an American political thriller motion picture directed by John Frankenheimer, starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, and Ava Gardner, and released in February 1964


1970

When March underwent major surgery for prostate cancer in 1970, it seemed his career was over, yet he managed to give one last great performance in The Iceman Cometh, as the complicated Irish bartender, Harry Hope. add something


1975

Fredric March died in 1975 add something

 

Obituary "Variety", April 16, 1975, page 95 add something


2012

Grace Kelly - This exhibition continued in Australia at the Bendigo Art Gallery between March 11 and June 17, 2012