Fredric March

Fredric March
1897 - 1975

Fredric March  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Fredric March was previously married to Florence Eldridge (1927 - 1975) and Ellis Baker (1924 - 1927).

Fredric March was in relationships with Carole Lombard (1937) and Miriam Hopkins.

Fredric March had an encounter with Barbara Stanwyck (1936).


American Actor Fredric March was born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel on 31st August, 1897 in Racine, Wisconsin, USA and passed away on 14th Apr 1975 Los Angeles, CA aged 77. He is most remembered for The Best Years Of Our Lives. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Fredric March was in 8 on-screen matchups, including Carole Lombard in Nothing Sacred (1937), Claudette Colbert in Honor Among Lovers (1931), Clara Bow in The Wild Party (1929), Veronica Lake in I Married a Witch (1942) and Greta Garbo in Anna Karenina (1935).

Fredric March is a member of the following lists: 1897 births, American film actors and Best Drama Actor Golden Globe (film) winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 2 months, 1 day 1 month -
Married2 48 years, 12 months 25 years, 12 months -
Encounter1 1 month, 27 days - -
Total5 48 years, 12 months 10 years, 5 months 1 month, 27 days


First Name Fredric
Last Name March
Full Name at Birth Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Alternative Name Freddie, Fredric March, Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st August, 1897
Birthplace Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Died 14th April, 1975
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Prostate Cancer
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight 171lbs (78 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Racine High School, Wisconsin
University University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, Officers Candidate School
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Best Years Of Our Lives
Year(s) Active 1921–73, 1921–1973
Brand Endorsement coca-cola (Magazine advertisement for Coca-Cola) [1933]
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Father John F. Bickel
Mother Cora Marcher Brown
Friend Spencer Tracy, Brian Donlevy, William Powell

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 1940s". He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), as well as the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for Years Ago (1947) and Long Day's Journey into Night (1956).

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Fredric March77 VirgoActor
Carole Lombard33 LibraActress
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
Florence Eldridge86 VirgoActress
Ellis Baker83 ScorpioActress
Miriam Hopkins69 LibraActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PenelopeFemaleFlorence Eldridge
AnthonyMaleFlorence Eldridge


The Iceman Cometh1973Harry HopeMovie
...tick... tick... tick...1970Mayor Jeff ParksMovie
Seven Days in May1964President Jordan LymanMovie
The Presidency: A Splendid Misery1964NarratorTV Movie
The Condemned of Altona1962Albrecht von GerlachMovie
The Young Doctors1961Dr. Joseph PearsonMovie
Inherit the Wind1960Matthew Harrison BradyMovie
Middle of the Night1959Jerry KingsleyMovie
Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens1958Host, NarratorTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Arthur WinslowTV Show
Albert Schweitzer1957Albert Schweitzer (voice)Movie
Alexander the Great1956Philip of MacedoniaMovie
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit1956Ralph HopkinsMovie
The Desperate Hours1955Daniel HilliardMovie
Executive Suite1954Loren Phineas ShawMovie
The Bridges at Toko-Ri1954Rear Adm. George TarrantMovie
Producers' Showcase1954Sam DodsworthTV Show
Shower of Stars1954Ebenezer Scrooge, Eugene Tesh, ScroogeTV Show
The Best of Broadway1954Tony CavendishTV Show
A Christmas Carol1954Ebenezer ScroogeMovie
Man on a Tightrope1953Karel CernikMovie
Omnibus1952Don Juan (segment "The Last Night of Don Juan")TV Show
Death of a Salesman1951Willy LomanMovie
It's a Big Country1951Joe EspositoMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Captain Matt, SamTV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950TV Show
Christopher Columbus1949Christopher ColumbusMovie
An Act of Murder1948Judge Calvin CookeMovie
Another Part of the Forest1948Marcus HubbardMovie
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Oscar JaffeTV Show
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Al Stephenson (as Frederic March)Movie
Welcome Home1945Narrator (voice, uncredited)Short Film
The Adventures of Mark Twain1944Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark TwainMovie
Tomorrow, the World!1944Mike FrameMovie
I Married a Witch1942Jonathan Wooley, Nathaniel Wooley, Samuel WooleyMovie
One Foot in Heaven1941William SpenceMovie
So Ends Our Night1941Josef SteinerMovie
Bedtime Story1941Luke DrakeMovie
Susan and God1940Barrie TrexelMovie
Victory1940Hendrik HeystMovie
The Buccaneer1938Jean LafitteMovie
There Goes My Heart1938Bill SpencerMovie
Trade Winds1938Sam WyeMovie
A Star Is Born1937Norman MaineMovie
Nothing Sacred1937Wally CookMovie
Anthony Adverse1936Anthony AdverseMovie
Mary of Scotland1936Earl of BothwellMovie
The Road to Glory1936Lt. Michel DenetMovie
Anna Karenina1935Count VronskyMovie
Les Misérables1935Champmathieu, Jean ValjeanMovie
The Dark Angel1935Alan TrentMovie
Death Takes a Holiday1934Death, Prince SirkiMovie
The Affairs of Cellini1934Benvenuto CelliniMovie
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1934Robert BrowningMovie
We Live Again1934Prince Dmitri Ivanovich NekhlyudovMovie
All of Me1934Don EllisMovie
Good Dame1934Mace TownsleyMovie
Design for Living1933Thomas B. 'Tom' ChambersMovie
The Eagle and the Hawk1933Jerry YoungMovie
Tonight Is Ours1933Sabien PastalMovie
Make Me a Star1932Fredric March (uncredited)Movie
Merrily We Go to Hell1932Jerry CorbettMovie
Smilin' Through1932Jeremy Wayne, Kenneth WayneMovie
The Sign of the Cross1932Marcus Superbus, Prefect of RomeMovie
Strangers in Love1932Arthur Drake, Buddy DrakeMovie
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1931Dr. Henry Jekyll, Mr. Edward HydeMovie
Honor Among Lovers1931Jerry StaffordMovie
My Sin1931Dick GradyMovie
Night Angel1931Rudek BerkenMovie
Laughter1930Paul LockridgeMovie
Paramount on Parade1930Marine (The Montmartre Girl)Movie
Sarah and Son1930Howard VanningMovie
The Royal Family of Broadway1930Tony CavendishMovie
Ladies Love Brutes1930Dwight HowellMovie
Manslaughter1930Dan O'BannonMovie
True to the Navy1930Bull's Eye McCoyMovie
The Wild Party1929James GilmoreMovie
Paris Bound1929Jim HuttonMovie
The Dummy1929Trumbull MeredithMovie
The Marriage Playground1929Martin BoyneMovie
The Studio Murder Mystery1929Richard HardellMovie
Footlights and Fools1929Gregory PyneMovie
The Devil1921Bal Masque Participant (uncredited)Movie
The Education of Elizabeth1921Extra (uncredited)Movie
The Great Adventure1921Extra (uncredited)Movie
Paying the Piper1921Extra (uncredited)Movie
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 26

1620 Vine Street

wjerryzwjerryzMar 10, 2018

Great actor

wjerryzwjerryzMay 14, 2017

Fred's best movie I remember is The Best Years of our Lives. A real classic

wjerryzwjerryzDec 16, 2016

Fred could just about play any part. Great actor.

alvis64alvis64Oct 13, 2012

freddie was one of the best ever on Broadway & on film!

di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

talented man and cute too

Jack BennettNov 16, 2009

I was extreamly fortunet enough to see this man on stage in N.Y. in the play GIDON with Campbell. Both actors were wonderful but it was March`s voice that filled the huge theatre in late December 61. And Mr. March, by far out did Mr. Tracy in INHERIT THE WIND.

john orlemanAug 19, 2009

I went to school with fredric marchs son tony . does anyone have any idea as to where he may be today? please let me know thanks.

mfan0825mfan0825Jun 5, 2009

This man is truly one of THE most gifted actors of all time. What a genius.

dawn ialacciFeb 17, 2009

has anyone every heard of a 78 rpm narrated by Fredric March called the secret garden with a fabric cover. I have it since I was a child and no one has heard of it.

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