William Frawley

William Frawley
1887 - 1966

William Frawley  American Actor


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William Frawley was previously married to Edna Broedt.


American Actor William Frawley was born William Clement Frawley on 26th February, 1887 in Burlington, Iowa, USA and passed away on 3rd Mar 1966 Hollywood, California, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for Fred Mertz in I Love Lucy. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

William Frawley was in an on-screen matchup with Vivian Vance in I Love Lucy (1951).

William Frawley is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American male singers.


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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
Buried San Fernando Mission Cemetery
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, 1916'“1964, 1914–1965
Friend Spencer Tracy, George Raft, Joe Di Maggio, Bert Nieoff, Mickey Cochrane, Bob Cobb, Gail Patrick, Charles Winninger

William Clement Frawley (February 26, 1887 – March 3, 1966) was an American stage entertainer and screen and television actor best known for playing landlord Fred Mertz in the American television sitcom I Love Lucy and "Bub" O'Casey in the television comedy series My Three Sons.

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My Living Doll1964Det. GladwinTV Show
Safe at Home!1962Bill TurnerMovie
The Lucy Show1962The TrainerTV Show
The Big Step1961Lost husbandMovie
My Three Sons1960Bub, Michael 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! Susanna1956Jim ComstockTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955Fatso ZimpfTV Show
Shower of Stars1954Gabby MullinsTV Show
The Dirty Look1954Short Film
Summer Playhouse1954CameoTV Show
I Love Lucy1953Fred Mertz, SelfMovie
The Loretta Young Show1953SamTV Show
Rancho Notorious1952Baldy GunderMovie
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man1951Detective 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
Hollywood Theatre Time1950TV Show
Chicken Every Sunday1949George KirbyMovie
East Side, West Side1949Bill the BartenderMovie
The Lady Takes a Sailor1949Oliver HarkerMovie
Red Light1949Hotel ClerkMovie
The Lone Wolf and His Lady1949Police Inspector J.D. CraneMovie
Your Show Time1949TV Show
The Silver Theatre1949PintoTV Show
Home in San Antone1949O'FleeryMovie
Good Sam1948Tom MooreMovie
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven1948AgentMovie
The Babe Ruth Story1948Jack DunnMovie
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
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
Ziegfeld Follies1945Martin ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')Movie
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 BrownMovie
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
Car 991935Sgt. 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
Beautiful Dreamer1935Short Film
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' salesmanShort Film
Lord Loveland Discovers America1916Tony KiddMovie
Persistent Percival1916BillyShort Film
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 21

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ZiggyStarduxt9282738ZiggyStarduxt9282738Nov 24, 2018

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MandyLovesVintageMandyLovesVintageNov 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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