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Fredric March

Circa 1940
Born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel
(1897-08-31)August 31, 1897
Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died April 14, 1975(1975-04-14) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Occupation Actor
Years active 1921–1973
Spouse(s) Ellis Baker (m. 1921–27) (divorced)
Florence Eldridge (m. 1927–75) (his death) 2 children

It has been my experience that work on the screen clarifies stage portrayals and vice versa. You learn to make your face express more in making movies, and in working for the theater you have a sense of greater freedom.
Fredric March
Stardom is just an uneasy seat on top of a tricky toboggan. Being a star is merely perching at the head of the downgrade. A competent featured player can last a lifetime. A star, a year or two. There's all that agony of finding suitable stories, keeping in character, maintaining illusion.
Fredric March
An actor has no more right to be temperamental than a bank clerk.
I liked the name Frederick Bickel and I wish now I had left it as it was. After all, Theodore Bikel, whose name was similar though spelled differently, didn't change his, and he did all right.
Fredric March
Keep interested in others; keep interested in the wide and wonderful world. Then in a spiritual sense you will always be young.
Fredric March