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Fred M. Wilcox

Highest Rated: 96% Forbidden Planet (1956)

Lowest Rated: 94% Lassie Come Home (1943)

Birthday: Dec 22, 1907

Birthplace: Tazewell, Virginia, USA

Fred M Wilcox enjoyed success as a director over the course of his Hollywood career, owed mainly to a vast supply of imagination and a fierce attention to detail. In 1926, he was hired by MGM as a publicist. M Wilcox received his start directing films, including work on the drama "Lassie Come Home" (1943) with Roddy McDowall, the adventure "Courage of Lassie" (1946) with Elizabeth Taylor and the Edmund Gwenn drama "Hills of Home" (1948). Shortly thereafter, he received directorial credit for the Jeanette MacDonald musical comedy "Three Daring Daughters" (1948), the fantastical drama "The Secret Garden" (1949) with Margaret O'Brien and the drama "Shadow in the Sky" (1952) with Ralph Meeker. He also appeared in the drama "Tennessee Champ" (1954) with Shelley Winters. in the forties and the sixtiesLater in his career, M Wilcox directed "I Passed For White" (1960). M Wilcox passed away in September 1964 at the age of 57.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 17% I Passed for White Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1960
96% 85% Forbidden Planet Director - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tennessee Champ Director - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Code Two Director - 1953
No Score Yet 50% Shadow in the Sky Director - 1952
No Score Yet 75% The Secret Garden Director - 1949
No Score Yet 40% Three Daring Daughters Director - 1948
No Score Yet 60% Hills of Home Director - 1948
No Score Yet 50% Courage of Lassie Director - 1946
94% 76% Lassie Come Home Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joaquin Murrieta Director - 1938