Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray

Highest Rated: 100% Remember the Night (1940)

Lowest Rated: 10% The Swarm (1978)

Birthday: Aug 30, 1908

Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, USA

For over four decades, actor Fred MacMurray embodied the Everyman in a string of popular comedies and musicals, including "Remember the Night" (1940) and "The Egg and I" (1947) as well as a series of well-loved Disney live-action films like "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961) and the long-running family series "My Three Sons" (ABC/CBS, 1960-1972). A handsome, affable presence, he made an ideal onscreen romantic partner to some of Hollywood's biggest female stars, including Claudette Colbert and Carole Lombard. So believable was MacMurray as upstanding young men that it seemed unlikely that he could play anything else, a notion that was dispelled by his chilly turn as a doomed murderer in Billy Wilder's "Double Indemnity" (1944). He proved equally successful in portraying the dark flipside to the Everyman, seduced by the lure of power, prestige and sex in "The Caine Mutiny" (1953) and Wilder's "The Apartment" (1960), though by the early 1960s, his status as America's favorite father figure was essentially complete. And if his versatility was often overshadowed by the vast number of audience-friendly pictures to his name, Fred MacMurray remained one of the screen's most likable personalities for decades, even long after his death in 1991.

Highest rated movies

Remember the Night
True Confession
Double Indemnity
Alice Adams
The Apartment The Caine Mutiny
Son of Flubber
Pushover

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
10% 19% The Swarm Clarence (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beyond the Bermuda Triangle Harry Ballinger (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chadwick Family Ned Chadwick (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 33% Charley and the Angel Charley Appleby (Character) - 1973
50% 82% The Happiest Millionaire Father (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 77% Follow Me, Boys! Lemuel Siddons (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 31% Kisses for My President Thaddeus McCloud (Character) - 1964
88% 47% Son of Flubber Prof. Ned Brainard (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 36% Bon Voyage! Unknown (Character) - 1962
83% 62% The Absent Minded Professor Prof. Ned Brainard (Character) - 1961
93% 94% The Apartment Jeff D. Sheldrake (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Oregon Trail Neal Harris (Character) - 1959
68% 48% The Shaggy Dog Wilson Daniels (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Face of a Fugitive Jim Larsen (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Day of the Bad Man Judge Jim Scott (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 46% Good Day for a Hanging Marshal Ben Cutler (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Quantez Gentry/John Coventry (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 25% Gun for a Coward Will Keough (Character) - 1957
83% 83% There's Always Tomorrow Clifford Groves (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet False Witness Peterson (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 38% The Far Horizons Captain Meriwether Lewis (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet At Gunpoint Jack Wright (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 21% The Rains of Ranchipur Tom Ransome (Character) - 1955
92% 87% The Caine Mutiny Lt. Tom Keefer (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 64% A Woman's World Sid Burns (Character) - 1954
86% 42% Pushover Paul Sheridan (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 20% The Moonlighter Wes Anderson (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fair Wind to Java Capt. Boll (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 22% Callaway Went Thataway Mike Frye (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Millionaire for Christy Peter Ulysses Lockwood (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 33% Never a Dull Moment Chris Heyward (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 9% Borderline Johnny McEvoy (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 27% Father Was a Fullback George Cooper (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Honeymoon Grant Jordan (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 56% The Miracle of the Bells William 'Bill' Dunnigan (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet An Innocent Affair Vincent Doane (Character) - 1948
20% 33% On Our Merry Way Al (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 78% The Egg and I Bob MacDonald (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 17% Singapore Matt Gordon (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Suddenly It's Spring Peter Morley (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 58% Smoky Clint Barkley (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 50% Pardon My Past Eddie York/Francis Pemberton (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 67% Murder, He Says Pete Marshall (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where Do We Go From Here? Bill Morgan (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Captain Eddie Captain Edward Rickenbacker (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Standing Room Only Lee Stevens/Rogers the "butler" (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Practically Yours Daniel Bellamy (Character) - 1944
97% 95% Double Indemnity Walter Neff (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet And the Angels Sing Happy Morgan (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 32% Above Suspicion Richard Myles (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 75% No Time for Love Jim Ryan (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flight for Freedom Randy Britton (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forest Rangers Don Stuart (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lady Is Willing Dr. Corey T. McBain (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 14% Take a Letter, Darling Tom Verney (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Virginia Stonewall Elliott (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Night in Lisbon Dwight Houston (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Town Victor Ballard (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 51% Dive Bomber Joe Blake (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 44% Too Many Husbands Bill Cardew (Character) - 1940
100% 83% Remember the Night John Sargent (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Old New York Charles Brownne (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rangers of Fortune Gil Farra (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cafe Society Crick O'Bannon (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 30% My Love for Yours Bill "Willie" Burnett (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Invitation to Happiness Albert "King" Cole (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men With Wings Pat Falconer (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 56% Sing You Sinners! David Beebe (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cocoanut Grove Johnny Prentice (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Exclusive Ralph Houston (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 60% Swing High, Swing Low Skid Johnson (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 0% Maid of Salem Roger Coverman of Virginia (Character) - 1937
100% 44% True Confession Kenneth Bartlett (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Champagne Waltz Buzzy Bellew (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 66% The Princess Comes Across King Mantell (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thirteen Hours by Air Jack Gordon (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grand Old Girl Sandy (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 52% The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Jack Hale (Character) - 1936
79% 71% The Texas Rangers Jim Hawkins (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Car 99 Trooper Ross Martin (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 75% The Gilded Lily Peter Dawes (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Without Names Richard Hood/Richard "Dick" Grant (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bride Comes Home Cyrus Anderson (Character) - 1935
80% 74% Hands Across the Table Theodore Drew III (Character) - 1935
94% 71% Alice Adams Arthur Russell (Character) - 1935

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio Spotlight Unknown (Character) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Disney's Wonderful World Professor Ned Brainerd (Character) 1979-1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Three Sons Steve Douglas (Character) 1960-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1959 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Unknown (Character),
Guest
1959 1957 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cimarron City Laird Garner (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet We Love Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jack Benny Program Unknown (Character) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lux Radio Theatre Unknown (Character) 1939

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