Stepin Fetchit

Stepin Fetchit

Highest Rated: 100% Bend of the River (1952)

Lowest Rated: 80% Judge Priest (1934)

Birthday: May 30, 1902

Birthplace: Key West, Florida, USA

Stepin Fetchit worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Fetchit's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Laura La Plante drama "Show Boat" (1929), "Big Time" (1929) and the drama "Salute" (1929) with George O'Brien. He also appeared in "Hearts in Dixie" (1929), the John Breeden musical "Fox Movietone Follies of 1929" (1929) and "The Big Fight" (1930). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in "David Harum" (1934) with Will Rogers, "Marie Galante" (1934) and "Stand Up and Cheer" (1934). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Carolina" (1934) with Janet Gaynor. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Fifty Roads to Town" (1937), "On the Avenue" (1937) and the comedy "Zenobia" (1939) with Oliver Hardy. He also appeared in "Miracle in Harlem" (1947) and the James Stewart western "Bend of the River" (1952). Fetchit last acted in the Moms Mabley comedy "Amazing Grace" (1974). Fetchit was married to Bernice Sims and had two sons, Donald Fetchit and Jemojo Joseph Perry. Stepin Fetchit passed away in November 1985 at the age of 83.

Highest rated movies

Bend of the River
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929
Miracle in Harlem
Judge Priest

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cutter Shoeshine Man (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 70% The Sun Shines Bright Jeff Poindexter (Character) - 1954
100% 79% Bend of the River Adam (Character) - 1952
83% No Score Yet Miracle in Harlem Swifty (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Timers Porter/Specialty Act (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 50% Zenobia Zero (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 80% Love Is News Penrod (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet 36 Hours to Kill Flash (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 68% Dimples Cicero (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 48% Charlie Chan in Egypt Snowshoes (Character) - 1935
80% 46% Judge Priest Jeff Poindexter (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 47% Stand Up and Cheer! George Bernard Shaw (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 38% The World Moves On Dixie (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silver Devil Stepin (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Horse Stepin (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Fight Spot (Character) - 1930
86% No Score Yet Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 Unknown (Character) - 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet Show Boat Joe (Character) - 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet Salute Smoke Screen (Character) - 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hearts in Dixie Gummy (Character) - 1929

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