Fred Gwynne
Born: July 10, 1926
Died: July 2, 1993
Birthplace:
New York City

Fred Gwynne is best known as the amiable Herman Munster in the television series The Munsters (196466). But the long-faced, deep-voiced actor's career spanned more than forty years. On Broadway he starred in works by Shakespeare, Ionesco, Tennessee Williams, and Thornton Wilder, meanwhile playing character parts in film and television. In addition, he graduated Harvard, served in the navy, worked as an advertising copywriter and artist, wrote or illustrated more than a dozen children's books, and was a long-time weekend farmer. Still, the monster success of his six-foot, ten-inch (in platforms) Herman Munster overshadowed all other accomplishments. Fred Gwynne died of Pancreatic Cancer in 1993.

Filmography:
-My Cousin Vinny (1992)
-Shadows and Fog (1992)
-Disorganized Crime (1989)
-Pet Sematary (1989)
-The Land Before Time (1988)
-Fatal Attraction (1987)
-Ironweed (1987)
-The Secret of My Success (1987)
-The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
-Vanishing Act (1986)

-The Christmas Star (1986)
-Mark Twain Classics - The Mysterious Stranger (1982)
-The Mysterious Stranger (1982)
-Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine (1981)
-The Munsters' Revenge (1981)
-The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg (1980)
-Simon (1980)
-Sanctuary of Fear (1979)
-Luna (1979)
-Captains Courageous (1977)
-Harvey (1972)
-The Littlest Angel (1969)
-Munster, Go Home (1966)
-Car 54 Where Are You? (TV SERIES) (1961)

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