William Frawley  American Actor

Current Status

William Frawley passed away on 3rd Mar 1966 aged 79.

Relationships

William Frawley was in a relationship with Edna Broedt (1914 - 1966).

About

William Frawley is a 79 year old American Actor. Born William Clement Frawley on 26th February, 1887 in Burlington, Iowa, USA, he is famous for Fred Mertz in I Love Lucy in a career that spans 1916–1965. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

William Frawley was in an on-screen matchup with Vivian Vance in The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957).

William Frawley is a member of the following lists: American male silent film actors, Male actors from Iowa and 20th-century American male actors.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
William Frawley79 PiscesActor
American
Edna Broedt-

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
My Living Doll1964Det. GladwinTV Show
Safe at Home!1962Bill TurnerMovie
The Lucy Show1962The TrainerTV Show
My Three Sons1960Michael Francis 'Bub' O'CaseyTV Show
No Place Like Home1960TV Movie
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958Joe GradyTV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957Fred MertzTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956Jim ComstockTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955TV Show
Shower of Stars1954Gabby MullinsTV Show
The Dirty Look1954Short Film
Summer Playhouse1954CameoTV Show
I Love Lucy1953Fred MertzMovie
The Loretta Young Show1953SamTV Show
Rancho Notorious1952Baldy GunderMovie
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man1951Det. RobertsMovie
Rhubarb1951Len SicklesMovie
The Lemon Drop Kid1951Gloomy WillieMovie
I Love Lucy1951Fred MertzTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Mr. ThomasTV Show
Kill the Umpire1950Jimmy O'BrienMovie
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye1950ByersMovie
Pretty Baby1950CorcoranMovie
The Bigelow Theatre1950PintoTV Show
Blondie's Hero1950Marty GreerMovie
Chicken Every Sunday1949George KirbyMovie
East Side, West Side1949Bill the BartenderMovie
The Lady Takes a Sailor1949Oliver HarkerMovie
Red Light1949Hotel Night ClerkMovie
The Lone Wolf and His Lady1949Inspector J.D. CraneMovie
Your Show Time1949TV Show
The Silver Theatre1949PintoTV Show
Home in San Antone1949O'FleeryMovie
Good Sam1948TomMovie
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven1948AgentMovie
The Babe Ruth Story1948Jack DunnMovie
The Buick-Berle Show1948Fred MertzTV Show
The Girl from Manhattan1948Mr. BernoutiMovie
Joe Palooka in Winner Take All1948Knobby WalshMovie
Down to Earth1947Police LieutenantMovie
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now1947Jim MasonMovie
Miracle on 34th Street1947Charlie HalloranMovie
Monsieur Verdoux1947Jean La SalleMovie
Mother Wore Tights1947Mr. SchneiderMovie
My Wild Irish Rose1947William ScanlonMovie
Hit Parade of 19471947Harry HolmesMovie
Blondie's Anniversary1947Sharkey, the Loan SharkMovie
The Virginian1946Honey WiggenMovie
Ziegfeld Follies1946Martin ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')Movie
Crime Doctor's Man Hunt1946Inspector Harry B. ManningMovie
Rendezvous with Annie1946Gen. TrentMovie
The Inner Circle1946Det. Lt. WebbMovie
Flame of Barbary Coast1945'Smooth' WylieMovie
Lady on a Train1945Police Sergeant ChristieMovie
Hitchhike to Happiness1945Sandy HillMovie
Going My Way1944Max Dolan - the Publisher (uncredited)Movie
Lake Placid Serenade1944JiggersMovie
The Fighting Seabees1944Eddie PowersMovie
We've Never Been Licked1943Traveling SalesmanMovie
Whistling in Brooklyn1943Detective RamseyMovie
Larceny with Music1943Mike SimmsMovie
Gentleman Jim1942Billy DelaneyMovie
It Happened in Flatbush1942Sam SloanMovie
Roxie Hart1942O'MalleyMovie
Give Out, Sisters1942HarrisonMovie
Moonlight in Havana1942Barney CraneMovie
Wildcat1942Oliver WestbrookMovie
Treat 'Em Rough1942'Hotfoot'Movie
The Yankee Doodler1942Short Film
Footsteps in the Dark1941HopkinsMovie
Public Enemies1941BangMovie
The Bride Came C.O.D.1941Sheriff McGeeMovie
Blondie in Society1941Waldo PincusMovie
Cracked Nuts1941James MitchellMovie
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga1941Chauncey BeheeganMovie
One Night in the Tropics1940RoscoeMovie
Rhythm on the River1940Mr. WestlakeMovie
Golden Gloves1940Emory BalzarMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1940Scoop TrimbleMovie
Those Were the Days!1940Prisoner (uncredited)Movie
Untamed1940Les WoodburyMovie
Dancing on a Dime1940MacMovie
Opened by Mistake1940Matt KingsleyMovie
The Quarterback1940CoachMovie
Sandy Gets Her Man1940Police Chief J. A. O'HaraMovie
Rose of Washington Square1939Harry LongMovie
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn1939The 'Duke'Movie
Persons in Hiding1939Alec InglisMovie
St. Louis Blues1939Maj. MartingaleMovie
Ambush1939Inspector J.L. WeberMovie
Ex-Champ1939Mushy HarringtonMovie
Grand Jury Secrets1939Bright EyesMovie
Night Work1939Bruiser Brown, the Family Friend??Movie
Stop, Look and Love1939Joe HallerMovie
Mad About Music1938Dusty TurnerMovie
Professor Beware1938Snoop DonlanMovie
Sons of the Legion1938Uncle Willie LeeMovie
Touchdown, Army1938Jack HeffernanMovie
Double or Nothing1937John PedersonMovie
High, Wide, and Handsome1937MacMovie
Something to Sing About1937Hank MeyersMovie
Blossoms on Broadway1937Frances X. RushMovie
Desire1936Mr. GibsonMovie
Strike Me Pink1936Mr. CoppleMovie
The General Died at Dawn1936BrightonMovie
The Princess Comes Across1936BentonMovie
Rose Bowl1936Soapy MorelandMovie
Three Cheers for Love1936Milton ShakespeareMovie
F-Man1936Detective RoganMovie
Three Married Men1936Bill MullinsMovie
Alibi Ike1935CapMovie
Roberta1935Bartender (uncredited)Movie
Car 991935Training Sgt. BarrelMovie
Harmony Lane1935Edwin P. 'Ed' ChristyMovie
Hold 'Em Yale1935Sunshine JoeMovie
It's a Great Life1935Lt. McNultyMovie
College Scandal1935Chief of Police MagounMovie
Ship Cafe1935Briney O'BrienMovie
Welcome Home1935PainlessMovie
Bolero1934Mike DeBaereMovie
Here Is My Heart1934James SmithMovie
Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen1934Captain MurphyMovie
The Lemon Drop Kid1934William DunhillMovie
The Witching Hour1934Jury ForemanMovie
The Crime Doctor1934FraserMovie
Shoot the Works1934Larry HaleMovie
Hell and High Water1933Milton J. BunseyMovie
Moonlight and Pretzels1933MacMovie
Fancy That1929PercyShort Film
Turkey for Two1929ConvictShort Film
Ventriloquist1927'Hoak' salesmanMovie
Should Husbands Be Watched?1925Beat Cop (unconfirmed)Short Film
Lord Loveland Discovers America1916Tony KiddMovie
Persistent Percival1916BillyMovie
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MandyLovesVintageNov 15, 2008

I love you William "Fred Mertz"! You seem like part of the family. You will never be forgotten!

anybebe24Jul 6, 2008

awww i love fred mertz he would always be the best he`ll never be forgotten!!!!!


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William Frawley

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    About

    William Clement Frawley (February 26, 1887 - March 3, 1966) was an American stage entertainer, screen and television actor. Frawley is best known for starring as the landlord, Fred Mertz, in the famous American television sitcom I Love Lucy. He is al...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship52 yrs, 2 mths
    Shortest Relationship52 yrs, 2 mths
    Average Relationship Length52 yrs, 2 mths
    First Name William
    Last Name Frawley
    Full Name at Birth William Clement Frawley
    Age 79 (age at death) years
    Birthday 26th February, 1887
    Birthplace Burlington, Iowa, USA
    Died 3rd March, 1966
    Place of Death Hollywood, California, USA
    Cause of Death Heart attack
    Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
    Build Average
    Hair Color Grey
    Zodiac Sign Pisces
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Roman Catholic
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actor
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Fred Mertz in I Love Lucy
    Year(s) Active 1916–1965, 1916–1964
    Friend Spencer Tracy, George Raft, Joe Di Maggio, Bert Nieoff, Mickey Cochrane, Bob Cobb, Gail Patrick, Charles Winninger
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