Fred Clark

Fred Clark

Birth
Lincoln, Placer County, California, USA
Death 5 Dec 1968 (aged 54)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 6480244 · View Source
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Actor. Born Frederick Leonard Clark, he was a popular character actor best known for his style of comedy few others perfected. He began his career on Broadway and after serving as a US Navy pilot in World War II, returned to acting making his film debut in "The Unsuspected" (1947). His many other film credits included "Sunset Blvd." (1950), "A Place in the Sun" (1951), "Living It Up" (1954), "Daddy Long Legs" (1955), "Mardi Gras" (1958) and "Boys Night out" (1962). He enjoyed his biggest success on television adding his brand of comedy as a regular on series such as "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show", "Burke's Law", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show". He also gained much attention performing in TV commercials. He remained active until his sudden death of liver disease at age 54.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Tina Urban
  • Added: 5 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6480244
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Clark (9 Mar 1914–5 Dec 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6480244, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.