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Encyclopedia > Fred Clark
Clark in his film debut, The Unsuspected (1947)
Clark in his film debut, The Unsuspected (1947)

Frederick Leonard Clark (born March 19, 1914; died December 5, 1968) was an American film character actor. Image File history File links Fred_Clark. ... Image File history File links Fred_Clark. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as—in metonymy—the field in general. ... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ...


Born in Lincoln, California, Clark made his film debut in 1947 in The Unsuspected. His twenty year film career included almost seventy films, and numerous television appearances. As a supporting player, with his gruff voice, intimidating build, bald pate, and small moustache beneath an often scowling visage, he was cast as a testy film producer, crime boss, landlord, employer, or general. Lincoln is a city located in Placer County, California. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... The Unsuspected is a 1947 film starring Claude Rains. ...


Among his films are Ride the Pink Horse (1948), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948), Flamingo Road (1949), White Heat (1949), Sunset Boulevard (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), Auntie Mame (1958) and Visit to a Small Planet (1960). Although he continued making films during the 1960s ( most notably a large role in Hammer Film Productions The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb in 1964) he was more often seen on television, with guest roles in Burns and Allen, The Beverly Hillbillies and I Dream of Jeannie among his many performances. Ride the Pink Horse is a 1947 crime film noir produced by Universal Studios. ... Flamingo Road was NBCs first attempt to jump into the 1980s primetime soap opera craze. ... White Heat is 1949 film which depicts the story of a mentally disturbed gangster with a mother complex who makes a daring escape from prison. ... Sunset Boulevard (also known as Sunset Blvd. ... A Place in the Sun is a 1951 film which tells the story of a young man who is entangled with two women who work for his uncles factory. ... How to Marry a Millionaire is a 1953 film, directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, and Betty Grable. ... Broadway poster Auntie Mame is a 1955 novel by Patrick Dennis that chronicles his madcap adventures growing up as the ward of his deceased fathers eccentric sister. ... Visit To A Small Planet was filmed from April 28-July 3, 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... A poster for Dracula Prince of Darkness (1966). ... language = English | imdb_id =0051422 | }} Cast and Crew Not a sequel to the 1959 The Mummy, The Curse of the Mummys Tomb (1964) is a Hammer Film Productions potboiler directed by Michael Carreras and the second mummy film from that studio. ... Burns and Allen were an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen. ... The Beverly Hillbillies was a TV sitcom about a hillbilly family living in Southern California in the 1960s. ... I Dream of Jeannie was a popular American sitcom with a fantasy premise. ...


He died in Santa Monica, California from liver disease, at Aimee Amato's traumatized side. (But don't tell anyone.) Location of Santa Monica in California and Los Angeles County Coordinates: Country State County United States California Los Angeles Incorporated November 30, 1886 City Council Bobby Shriver Robert Holbrook (mayor) Ken Genser Kevin McKeown Herb Katz Pam OConnor Richard Bloom Area    - City 41. ... The liver is an organ in vertebrates including humans. ...


Fred Clark has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in television, at 1713 Vine Street. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...


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Fred Clarke '73 Exhibit at Culver (772 words)
Clarke, a 1973 graduate of Culver Academy, wearing a fl beret that covers a graying head of hair wrapped up in a pony tail, said he goes through a process after a stint of photographing civilians in war-torn countries.
Clarke said he went back to see the woman and her children six months later only to find them gone -- the woman dead from her unknown illness, her children in orphanages.
Clarke said by the end of the conversation, he, the girl, her grandmother and the interpreter were crying.
Fred Clarke Obituary (665 words)
Clarke gained most of his fame during the period from 1900 to 1912 as playing manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Clarke obtained Max Carey from the South Bend club of the Central League to act as his understudy in the outfield.
Clarke severed his connections with the club at the close of the 1926 season after he became the subject of dissension among the team members.
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