Fred MacMurray

1908 - 1991

Fred MacMurray

Frederick Martin MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor and singer who appeared in more than 100 films and a successful television series during a career that spanned nearly a half-century, from 1930 to the 1970s. His career as a major movie leading man began in 1935, but his most renowned role was in director Billy Wilder's 1944 film noir Double Indemnity, with costars Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson. 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 2,489,387 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,034th most popular actor.

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  • 50.22

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  • 30

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  • 2.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fred MacMurray ranks 2,005 out of 8,832Before him are Cobie Smulders, Bryan Brown, Michael Ansara, Björn Andrésen, Lily Pons, and Gustav Fröhlich. After him are Linda Darnell, Fons Rademakers, Ken Jenkins, Bill Duke, Rhys Ifans, and Ian Bannen.

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Among people born in 1908, Fred MacMurray ranks 142Before him are Nikolay Nosov, Jorge Oteiza, Bengt Strömgren, Olga Benário Prestes, Peg Entwistle, and Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling. After him are Erik Lundqvist, Fritz Fischer, Elliott Carter, Winston Graham, Thurgood Marshall, and Gisèle Freund. Among people deceased in 1991, Fred MacMurray ranks 99Before him are Willi Boskovsky, Schubert Gambetta, Mikheil Meskhi, Yasushi Inoue, Gino Colaussi, and Andrzej Panufnik. After him are Kevin Peter Hall, Mario Scelba, George Abecassis, Robert Motherwell, Amadou Hampâté Bâ, and Nicholas Poppe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred MacMurray ranks 3,433 out of 12,171Before him are Harold Arlen (1905), Richard Sears (1861), Mitch Pileggi (1952), Jackie Jackson (1951), Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), and Robert Rodriguez (1968). After him are Linda Darnell (1923), Ken Jenkins (1940), Bill Duke (1943), L. L. Langstroth (1810), John Milius (1944), and Alan Wilson (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fred MacMurray ranks 957Before him are James Pickens Jr. (1954), M. Emmet Walsh (1935), Jensen Ackles (1978), Zoë Wanamaker (1949), Carla Gugino (1971), and Mitch Pileggi (1952). After him are Linda Darnell (1923), Ken Jenkins (1940), Bill Duke (1943), Craig T. Nelson (1944), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), and Jack Cassidy (1927).