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Dwight Frye

  • Original Name Dwight Illif
  • Birth 22 Feb 1899 Salina, Saline County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1943 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Graceland, Lot 1565, Space 2
  • Memorial ID 2978

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.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 May 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2978
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dwight Frye (22 Feb 1899–7 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2978, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .