William Frawley

Actor William Frawley

William Clement Frawley was an American stage entertainer, screen and television actor. Although Frawley acted in over 100 films, he achieved his greatest fame playing landlord Fred Mertz for the situation comedy I Love Lucy.
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Los Doodles de Google que viste y dejaste de ver en agosto - El Periodiquito
Google News - over 6 years
En el programa también compartía créditos junto a su entonces marido, Desi Arnaz como Ricky Ricardo y con Vivian Vance y William Frawley. El show terminó en 1957, después de 180 episodios. Posteriormente se hicieron algunos ajustes menores al formato
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Dos inventos de Dios para hacer reír a la gente - Lanacion.com (Argentina)
Google News - over 6 years
La clave, en broma, la dio la gran solista de aquel afinadísimo cuarteto que conformaba con Desi Arnaz, su marido en la vida real y en la ficción (Ricky), Vivian Vance y William Frawley (Ethel y Fred, sus vecinos). Alguna vez cuando le preguntaron
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ZONA FRANCA: Sofía Vergara, ¿otra versión de Ricky Ricardo? - El Nuevo Herald
Google News - over 6 years
Al igual que Lucy y Desi, que tenían la magnífica compañía en pantalla de sus vecinos, Ethel y Fred (Vivian Vance y William Frawley), el elenco de Modern Family también está formado por un buen equipo de actores en el que Vergara se ha insertado muy
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<em>I Love Lucy:</em> Voiceover Legend Janet Waldo Recalls Lucy and Desi - TV Series Finale
Google News - over 6 years
Do you remember anything about Vivian Vance and William Frawley? Waldo: Well, they weren&#39;t on that show. On the one episode that I did but, on The Lucy Show, I played Lucy&#39;s sister and Vivian Vance was on that one. Right, now that was about 11 years
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Schick Shadel Hospital sold to Texas health care provider - The Seattle Times
Google News - over 6 years
Schick Schadel was founded in 1935 by two doctors who pioneered aversion therapy for alcoholism treatment. It took the Schick name in the1960s, after being bought by another former patient, Schick Safety Razor CEO William Frawley Jr
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Rehabilitation Health Company Acquires Schick Shadel Hospital - dBusinessNews Dallas (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
In 1964, the facility was purchased and renamed Schick Shadel Hospital by another former patient, William Frawley, Jr., then chairman and CEO of Schick Safety Razor Company. Frawley&#39;s investments launched research that developed aversion therapy
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Game night out - WeHo News
Google News - over 6 years
If my friends didn&#39;t realize this when I ordered and scarfed down my White Anchovy Salad, they certainly did when I loudly proclaimed that it was Vivian Vance and William Frawley who played next-door neighbors Ethel and Fred Mertz!
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'Clubbie' found heaven with the Angels - OCRegister
Google News - over 6 years
He brought tickets and field passes to Autry&#39;s guests, which included actor William Frawley, &quot;Fred&quot; from &quot;I Love Lucy.&quot; He pedaled a Schwinn in Palm Springs to the team&#39;s spring training facility for a promotion in which some players famously ditched
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"Lucille Ball at 100 and 'I Love Lucy' at 60" Celebration at the Hollywood ... - Benzinga
Google News - over 6 years
Co-starring Emmy winner Vivian Vance and William Frawley, The Best Of I Love Lucy is a two-disc set of 14 magnificently restored episodes, a must-have for fans of all ages. “Redheads Only Room&quot; where Max Factor worked on Lucy&#39;s famous look,
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Big Brother Recap: 5 Great, Near-Unbearable Moments from Last Night - TVLine
Google News - over 6 years
Porsche and Keith, the least enthusiastic partnership since William Frawley and Vivian Vance, had separate but similar reasons for throwing the Power of Veto game, a bungee-related relay of puzzle pieces and shuttle runs. Keith wanted to lose so his
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Nobleton Notes - King Township Sentinel
Google News - over 6 years
By the by, while the legendary Al Jolson popularized the song Nothing Could Be Finer Than To Be In Carolina, it was a young William Frawley, known better as Fred Mertz of I Love Lucy fame, that first sang it in the 1922 revue)
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TiVoPlex for Tuesday May 24 2011 through Monday May 30 2011 - Box Office Prophets
Google News - over 6 years
Shot on location in beautiful Carmel, California, Red Light also features Virginia Mayo, Gene Lockhart, and William Frawley, as well as an original score by Dmitri Tiomkin. No Escape (1994 USA): No escape from your heart, no escape from your lips,
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30s golf legend linked locally - Plattsburgh Press Republican
Google News - almost 7 years
A flamboyant, publicity-shy golfer who counted Babe Ruth, Oliver Hardy and William Frawley among his closest friends was arrested in 1937 in California. He was wanted for an armed robbery Aug. 5, 1930, at Hana&#39;s Restaurant in AuSable Forks
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Conn. honors officers killed in line of duty - Stamford Advocate
Google News - almost 7 years
Officer Robert Fumaitti of New Haven died in 2008 from wounds suffered in an earlier shooting. Others remembered were Westport Constables George Mills, who died in 1928, and William Frawley, who died in 1936, and Westport auxiliary officer Aldo Santini
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New memorial pays tribute to fallen Westport police officers - Westport-News
Google News - almost 7 years
Casey&#39;s great-grandfather, Constable William Frawley, saw his life cut short at age 35 in 1936. The other two men on the memorial are Aldo Santini and George Mills. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News Pictured is the new Westport Police Memorial
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What to Do When Your Parents Can No Longer Manage Their Money - Fox Business
Google News - almost 7 years
Around the same time, there was a TV show called “My Three Sons” and one of the characters, Bub--played by William Frawley--could have been a member of my Scots-Irish-American family. At the end of the show&#39;s run in 1965, it was obvious to viewers that
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The Lucy Show (The Official Fourth Season) – DVD Review - Inside Pulse
Google News - almost 7 years
But the duo are upstaged by a cameo from William Frawley. Fred Mertz returns for a moment. Stars come fast and furious to the show. “Lucy Helps Danny Thomas” proves she can&#39;t help anyone, but herself. She ends up performing on his show
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'The Lucy Show: The Official Fourth Season,' 'The Venture Bros. Season 4, Vol ... - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - almost 7 years
Fred Mertz himself, Ball&#39;s old &quot;I Love Lucy&quot; co-star William Frawley, makes a poignant cameo as a farmhand. (It was Frawley&#39;s final appearance; he died four months after the episode aired.) The best episode — and Ball&#39;s favorite of the series&#39; entire
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Five Things We Would Rather Watch Than The Royal Wedding - IFC
Google News - almost 7 years
Start your day with the wacky hijinx of Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. You never know where an episode of &quot;I Love Lucy&quot; will end up, but you know you will be laughing. Also, pretty sure Lucy would agree that chocolate is
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1966
    Age 78
    On March 3, 1966, Frawley collapsed of a heart attack while walking down Hollywood Boulevard after seeing the movie Inside Daisy Clover.
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  • 1965
    Age 77
    His final on-camera performance was on October 25, 1965 with a brief cameo appearance in Lucille Ball's second television sitcom The Lucy Show with Frawley playing a horse trainer and Lucy commenting, "He reminds me of someone I used to know." (Vivian Vance, who by then had left The Lucy Show except for an occasional guest appearance, does not appear in that episode.)
    Frawley made two final on-screen appearances before his death. His appearance on the panel show I've Got a Secret on May 3, 1965, consisted of contestants guessing Frawley's "secret", which was that he was the first performer ever to sing "My Melancholy Baby" in 1912.
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  • 1960
    Age 72
    Frawley next joined the cast of the ABC (later CBS) situation comedy My Three Sons, playing live-in grandfather/housekeeper Michael Francis "Bub" O'Casey beginning in 1960.
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  • 1957
    Age 69
    In 1957, at the end of I Love Lucy, Ball and Arnaz gave Frawley and Vance the opportunity to have their own "Fred and Ethel" spin-off series for Desilu Studios.
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  • 1951
    Age 63
    I Love Lucy debuted October 15, 1951 on CBS and was a huge success.
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    By 1951, the 64-year-old Frawley had appeared in over 100 movies, but was starting to find film role offers becoming fewer.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1947
    Age 59
    Finding much work as a character actor, he had roles in many different genres of films — comedies, dramas, musicals, westerns and romances. Frawley had a notable performance in the 1947 holiday favorite, Miracle on 34th Street, as Judge Harper's political adviser (who warns his client in great detail of the dire political consequences if he rules that there is not any Santa Claus).
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  • FORTIES
  • 1933
    Age 45
    He performed subsequently in three other short films, but it wasn’t until 1933 that he decided to develop a cinematic career, beginning with short comedy films, and the feature musical Moonlight and Pretzels (Universal Studios, 1933).
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    He continued to be a dramatic actor at various locales until 1933.
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  • 1932
    Age 44
    Frawley made his first dramatic role in 1932, playing press agent Owen O’Malley in the original production of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's Twentieth Century.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1925
    Age 37
    Frawley began performing in Broadway theater. His first such show was the musical comedy, Merry, Merry, in 1925.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1916
    Age 28
    Frawley performed on Broadway multiple times and signed a contract with Paramount Studios in 1916 to play in silent films.
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  • 1914
    Age 26
    In 1914, Frawley married fellow vaudevillian Edna Louise Broedt (1893–1992).
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    In 1914, Frawley and his wife Edna Louise Broedt began performing a comedy act known as "Frawley and Louise"; they continued the act until their divorce in 1927.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1887
    Born
    Born on February 26, 1887.
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