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Dwight Frye
Original name: Dwight Illif Frye
Birth: Feb. 22, 1899
Salina
Saline County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1943
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Appeared on stage and in motion pictures from the 1920s to the 1940s. Remembered chiefly as the chilling 'Renfield' in the 1931 horror classic "Dracula." He also played the part of 'Fritz' in the landmark classic "Frankenstein" that same year. Immortalized in the song "The Ballad of Dwight Fry" (minus the "e") in the early 1970s by the rock group Alice Cooper. (bio by: A.J. Marik) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Laura Mae Bullivant Frye Luce (1899 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Dwight David Frye (1930 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Graceland, Lot 1565, Space 2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 29, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 2978
Dwight Frye
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
Dwight Frye
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
Dwight Frye
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
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WITH LOVE AND PRAYERS ALWAYS
- Daddy G & Co.
 Added: Jun. 25, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 1, 2016
I LUV U, MAAAAAN!!!!!I can imagine u, Skelton Knaggs, Walter Burke,& all the other gifted character actors who didn't get NEARLY the credit/attention their talents deserved, all together, having the last laugh.....None of ur movies would've been the same ...(Read more)
- Drummer`s Daughter
 Added: Jun. 1, 2016
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