Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne
1926 - 1993
Fred Gwynne  American Actor

Fred Gwynne dating history


Fred Gwynne was previously married to Deb Gwynne (1981) and Foxy Gwynne (1952 - 1980).

Fred Gwynne had an encounter with Betty Kelly.


American Actor Fred Gwynne was born Frederick Hubbard Gwynne on 10th July, 1926 in New York City, New York and passed away on 2nd Jul 1993 Taneytown, MD aged 66. He is most remembered for Herman on The Munsters. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Fred Gwynne was in an on-screen matchup with Yvonne De Carlo in Munster, Go Home! (1966).

Fred Gwynne is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Deaths from pancreatic cancer.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 43 years, 2 months 35 years, 7 months 28 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 43 years, 2 months 23 years, 9 months 28 years


First Name Fred
Last Name Gwynne
Full Name at Birth Frederick Hubbard Gwynne
Alternative Name Fred
Birthday 10th July, 1926
Birthplace New York City, New York
Died 2nd July, 1993
Place of Death Taneytown, MD
Cause of Death Cancer - Pancreatic
Buried Sandy Mount United Methodist Church Cemetery, Finksburg, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Harvard University
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Herman on The Munsters
Year(s) Active 1951–1992

Frederick Hubbard Gwynne (July 10, 1926 – July 2, 1993) was an American actor, artist and author. Gwynne was best known for his roles in the 1960s sitcoms Car 54, Where Are You? and as Herman Munster in The Munsters, as well as his later roles in The Cotton Club, Pet Sematary
(playing Jud Crandall) and My Cousin Vinny.

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Fred Gwynne66 CancerActor
Deb Gwynne-
Foxy Gwynne94
Betty Kelly79 VirgoSinger


My Cousin Vinny1992Judge Chamberlain HallerMovie
Lincoln1992Edwin Stanton (voice)TV Movie
Shadows and Fog1991Hacker's FollowerMovie
Earthday Birthday1990Fred the Moose (voice)TV Movie
Murder in Black and White1990BranniganTV Movie
HBO Storybook Musicals1990Fred the MooseTV Show
Disorganized Crime1989Max GreenMovie
Pet Sematary1989Jud CrandallMovie
Fatal Attraction1987ArthurMovie
Ironweed1987Oscar ReoMovie
The Secret of My Success1987Donald DavenportMovie
Jake's M.O.1987Jake TekulveMovie
Murder by the Book1987Victor GrevilleTV Movie
Off Beat1986The CommissionerMovie
The Boy Who Could Fly1986Uncle HugoMovie
Vanishing Act1986Father MacklinTV Movie
Kane & Abel1985Davis LeRoyTV Show
American Masters1985George S. KaufmanTV Show
The Cotton Club1984Frenchy DemangeMovie
The Mysterious Stranger1982Balthasar HoffmanTV Movie
So Fine1981Chairman LincolnMovie
The Munsters' Revenge1981Herman MunsterTV Movie
Simon1980Maj. Gen. KoreyMovie
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg1980Rev. BurgessTV Movie
American Playhouse1980Charles DickensTV Show
A Day with Conrad Green1980Conrad GreenTV Movie
Jack-a-boy1980Short Film
Luna1979Douglas WinterMovie
Sanctuary of Fear1979Judge PotterTV Movie
Captains Courageous1977Long JackTV Movie
Captains and the Kings1976TV Show
Bound for Freedom1976WaldrussTV Movie
Harvey1972Cab DriverTV Movie
Dames at Sea1971HennesyTV Movie
Great Performances1971PikeTV Show
The Police1971SergeantTV Movie
Norman Corwin Presents1971TV Show
Arsenic and Old Lace1969Jonathan BrewsterTV Movie
The Littlest Angel1969Patience the Guardian AngelTV Movie
Anderson and Company1969Marshall AndersonTV Movie
Mad Mad Scientist1968Warren SpringerTV Movie
Munster, Go Home!1966Herman MunsterMovie
Antkeeper1966NarratorShort Film
New York Television Theatre1965The ProfessorTV Show
Marineland Carnival: The Munsters Visit Marineland1965Herman Munster (as The Munsters)TV Movie
The Munsters1964Herman Munster / Charlie MunsterTV Show
NET Playhouse1964Officer AvonzinoTV Show
My Son, the Witch Doctor1964TV Movie
The Danny Kaye Show1963Herman MunsterTV Show
Car 54, Where Are You?1961Officer Francis MuldoonTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961William Hallowell MageeTV Show
Play of the Week1959TV Show
Brenner1959Francis X. FishTV Show
The Investigator1958TV Show
Suspicion1957HughieTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957E.J. LoffgrinTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956EggheadTV Show
The Phil Silvers Show1955Cpl. Ed Honnegan / The Stomach (Cpl. Ed Honnegan)TV Show
On the Waterfront1954Slim (uncredited)Movie
The United States Steel Hour1953Willie BotsfordTV Show
You Are There1953Davy CrockettTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Little DudeTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

wjerryzwjerryzNov 8, 2015

Fred Gwynne was wonderful and talented actor

richardrodgers3richardrodgers3Aug 28, 2013

Fred Gwynne was in the 1963 broadway musical called "Here's Love", which was based on the movie "Miracle On 34th Street" He played Mr. Shelhammer"

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

Fred was great as Herman Munster and in My Cousin Vinnie and I loved him in Pet Sematary.

rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnApr 28, 2013

He worked right up until the end. Loved him in the Munsters, Pet Semetary, and My Cousin Vinny. RIP Fred. You were great.

WalterNov 18, 2008

Question: I remember a children`s special that fred Gwynne appeared in that was on local stations in N.Y. (around 1969 -1973) called How what or witch ? (I believe)I actually have an audio of it but wanted to know if there is any way of getting a copy of this 1/2 hour special on DVD or VHS?

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