Fredric March

Fredric March
Real name: Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
Birthdate: August 31, 1897
Date of death: April 14, 1975
Age: 77 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Virgo


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Fredric March Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED

Venice Film Festival

 - Volpi Cup - Best Actor WINNER
 - Volpi Cup - Best Actor WINNER

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED


 - Best Foreign Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Foreign Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Foreign Actor NOMINATED

David di Donatello

 - Best Foreign Actor WINNER

Berlin Film Festival

 - Silver Bear - Best Actor WINNER

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel was an American. He has won two Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an David di Donatello Awards. He's known for The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Seven Days in May (1964) and Inherit the Wind (1960).

All Movies of Fredric March

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  • The Iceman Cometh
    Jason Robards burst onto the Broadway scene in 1956 with his performance in Eugene O'Neill's devastating Iceman Cometh, playing the central role of Hickey, a salesman who comes to a rundown bar on a mission to bring peace to its b...
    United States  1973
  • Seven Days in May
    At the height of the cold war, a weakened President and a popular four-star general face off in a battle for control of the US government. President Jordan Lyman has successfully negotiated an arms reduction treaty with the Soviet...
    Character: President Jordan Lyman
    United States  1964
  • The Condemned of Altona
    After being denounced to the Gestapo by his father, and later becoming a torturer, Franz von Gerlach locks himself in a room for fifteen years, isolated from the world -except from Leni, his sister-lover- to confront himself to an...
    Character: Albrecht von Gerlach
    Italy  1962
  • The Young Doctors
    When young Dr. David Coleman (Ben Gazzara) arrives at a large New York hospital to join the pathology staff, he is greeted with hostility by aging chief pathologist Dr. Joseph Pearson (Fredric March), who regards Coleman's arrival...
    United States  1961
  • Inherit the Wind
    Teacher B.T. Cates is arrested for teaching Darwin's theories. Famous lawyer Henry Drummond defends him; fundamentalist politician Matthew Brady prosecutes. This is a very thinly disguised rendition of the 1925 "Scopes monkey...
    Character: Matthew Harrison Brady
    United States  1960
  • Middle of the Night
    Jerry Kingsley (March) is a widower, a lonely but successful clothing manufacturer who falls in love with Betty Preisser (Novak), one of his employees. The employee-boss relationship is one hurdle the erstwhile couple have to over...
    United States  1959
  • Alexander the Great
    Philip of Macedonia (Fredric March) is getting nowhere with his various wars against the Persians and other Greek states, but when he gives his son Alexander (Richard Burton) the regency of Parra, the eager young man goes into act...
    United States  1956
  • The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
    A very long and serious adaptation of the Sloan Wilson novel about a Madison Avenue advertising exec trying to balance his life between work and family. A man returns home after World War II and finds it tough to support his wife ...
    United States  1956
  • The Desperate Hours
    After escaping from prison, Glenn Griffin, his brother Hal and a third inmate Sam Kobish randomly select a house in a well-to-do suburb of Indianapolis in which to hide out. The home belongs to the Hilliard family, Dan and Ellie w...
    United States  1955
  • Executive Suite
    When the president of a major furniture-manufacturing company suddenly dies, the members of the Board scramble to replace him quickly and quietly. Each man is driven by his own motives, be it avarice or altruism. An all-star cast ...
    Character: Loren Phineas Shaw
    United States  1954
  • The Bridges at Toko-Ri
    Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending of this grim war drama is all tension.
    Character: Rear Adm. George Tarrant
    United States  1954
  • Man on a Tightrope
    A based-on-fact account of an obscure, downtrodden little circus troupe and its attempt to escape from Communist-ruled Czechoslovakia to freedom in Austria.
    United States  1953
  • It's a Big Country
    The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning.
    United States  1951
  • Death of a Salesman
    Willy Loman has led a life consisting of sixty years of failure. Loman's wife supports him, but he soon begins to lose his grip on reality and slips between the past and the present, frantically trying to find where he went wrong.
    Character: Willy Loman
    United States  1951
  • Another Part of the Forest
    This 'prequel' to The Little Foxes tells how the ruthless members of the old-South Hubbard family got that way
    Character: Marcus Hubbard
    United States  1948
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
    A landmark war film, and immensely popular in its day, this Oscar-winning drama is a masterful examination into the lives of three WWII veterans returning home. March won the second of his two Oscars for his rich portrayal of a fa...
    United States  1946
  • The Adventures of Mark Twain
    Warner Brothers had high hopes with this lively film biography of America's most beloved author/humorist, casting Academy Award winner Fredric March in the lead. With a first-rate supporting cast (including Alexis Smith, Alan Hale...
    Character: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
    United States  1944
  • I Married a Witch
    In 1672, two witches (Jennifer and her father Daniel) are burned by puritan Jonathan Wooley; in 1942, they re-materialize to plague his descendant Wallace Wooley, candidate for state governor. Wallace is about to marry tart-tongue...
    Character: Jonathan Wooley / Nathaniel Wooley / Samuel Wooley / Wallace Wooley
    United States  1942
  • Bedtime Story
    A Braodway playwright wants to keep on writing plays for his wife to star in, but all she wants is to retire to Connecticut and, following a few 'worlds-apart" discussion of the issue, they get a divorce. The actress marries ...
    United States  1941
  • So Ends Our Night
    An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence. When the political refugee risks his life to see his dying wife in Austria, he has a dangerous encounter with
    United States  1941
  • One Foot in Heaven
    Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.
    United States  1941
  • Victory
    A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.
    United States  1940
  • The Buccaneer
    During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an islan...
    United States  1938
  • A Star is Born
    Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor ...
    United States  1937
  • Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina (Garbo), a young Russian woman trapped in a loveless marriage, meets and falls in love with Count Vronsky (Fredric March), a member of the Russian army. Karenin (Basil Rathbone), her husband, refuses to give her a di...
    United States  1935
  • Les misérables
    Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert
    United States  1935
  • Tonight Is Ours
    A princess is torn between her royal obligations and her love for a handsome Frenchman.
    United States  1933
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Henry "Harry" Jekyll is a well respected member of London society. In his personal life, he is pre-engaged to Muriel Carew, the daughter of a brigadier general. In his professional life, he is a medical doctor, scientist...
    United States  1931
  • Laughter
    Laughter is a sophisticated romantic comedy belying the "fact" that most early talkies were stiff and dull. Nancy Carroll plays a Follies dancer who meets her goal of marrying a millionaire (Frank Morgan). Alas, her husb...
    United States  1930