Fred MacMurray

1908 - 1991

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Frederick Martin MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor and singer who appeared in over one hundred films and a successful television series in a career that spanned nearly a half-century. His career as a major film leading man began in 1935, but his most renowned role was in Billy Wilder's film noir Double Indemnity. From 1959 through the 1960s, MacMurray appeared in numerous Disney films, including The Absent-Minded Professor, The Happiest Millionaire and The Shaggy Dog. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred MacMurray has received more than 3,010,671 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Fred MacMurray is the 2,145th most popular actor (down from 2,001st in 2019), the 3,611th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,430th in 2019) and the 1,045th most popular American Actor.

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  • 33

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  • 4.73

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Among actors, Fred MacMurray ranks 2,145 out of 10,030Before him are Muse Watson, Victor Wong, Bob Peck, Kevin McNally, Henry Ian Cusick, and William Forsythe. After him are Paul Adelstein, Bianca Jagger, Mira Sorvino, Tom Sizemore, Richard Roundtree, and Marilyn Chambers.

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Among people born in 1908, Fred MacMurray ranks 144Before him are Yevgeny Vuchetich, Paul Henreid, Bo Yibo, Petro Shelest, Nikolay Nosov, and Bronisława Wajs. After him are Luis Regueiro, Bjarni Benediktsson, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Sarit Thanarat, Son Ngoc Thanh, and John Mills. Among people deceased in 1991, Fred MacMurray ranks 99Before him are Rufino Tamayo, Kevin Peter Hall, Yasushi Inoue, Gino Colaussi, Artur Lundkvist, and Schubert Gambetta. After him are Mikheil Meskhi, Heidi Brühl, Andrzej Panufnik, Ho Jong-suk, Mort Shuman, and Mario Scelba.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred MacMurray ranks 3,611 out of 15,968Before him are Muse Watson (1948), Howard S. Becker (1928), Victor Wong (1927), Robert Gates (1943), William Forsythe (1955), and William Joseph Simmons (1880). After him are Paul Adelstein (1969), George McGovern (1922), Jennifer Lee (1971), Mira Sorvino (1967), David Robinson (1965), and Richard Ramirez (1960).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fred MacMurray ranks 1,045Before him are Monica Potter (1971), Jack Klugman (1922), Mitch Pileggi (1952), Muse Watson (1948), Victor Wong (1927), and William Forsythe (1955). After him are Paul Adelstein (1969), Mira Sorvino (1967), Tom Sizemore (1961), Richard Roundtree (1942), Marilyn Chambers (1952), and Jeffrey Wright (1965).

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