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 Dwight Frye

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Dwight Frye Famous memorial

Original Name
Dwight Illif Fry
Birth
Salina, Saline County, Kansas, USA
Death
7 Nov 1943 (aged 44)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Graceland Section, Map #01, Lot 1565, Single Ground Interment Space 2
Memorial ID
2978 View Source

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 horror film 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 which appears on the album, "Love It to Death" (1971).

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 horror film 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 which appears on the album, "Love It to Death" (1971).

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 28 May 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 2978
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2978/dwight-frye: accessed ), memorial page for Dwight Frye (22 Feb 1899–7 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 2978, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.