William Frawley (1887–1966)

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KNOWN FOR 
My Three Sons (1960-1965) | Miracle on 34th Street (1947) | The Fighting Seabees (1944)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Bill Frawley
NICKNAME  
Bill
BORN 
Feb 26, 1887 (died Mar 3, 1966)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Past Film & Video (117 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (20 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for I Love Ryan?I Love Ryan? (TV Series) Very Special Thanks ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary SpecialI Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Co-star of 'I Love Lucy' (archive footage), Performer ("Carolina in the Morning") (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Lucy ShowThe Lucy Show (TV Series) The Trainer ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for My Three SonsMy Three Sons (TV Series) Michael Francis 'Bub' O'Casey ( 165 episodes, 1960–1965 )  Less 1960–1965 165
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  • Primary photo for My Living DollMy Living Doll (TV Series) Det. Gladwin ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Summer PlayhouseSummer Playhouse (TV Series) Cameo ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for No Place Like HomeNo Place Like Home (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Lucy-Desi Comedy HourThe Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series) Fred Mertz ( 13 episodes, 1957–1960 )  Less 1957–1960 13
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  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Joe Grady ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Gale Storm Show: Oh! SusannaThe Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) Jim Comstock ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Mr. Thomas ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Performer ("Song and Dance Man", "Carolina in the Morning") ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • William Frawley (Dec 5, 1957) Himself - Actor, Performer ("Song and Dance Man", "Carolina in the Morning") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Fred Mertz ( 179 episodes, 1951–1957 ) , Performer ("Shine On, Harvest Moon") ( 1 episode, 1952 ) , Performer ("Oh By Jingo!") ( 1 episode, 1954 ) , Performer ("While Strolling Through the Park One Day") ( 1 episode, 1952 ) , Performer ("Carolina in the Morning") ( 1 episode, 1952 ) , Performer ("Jingle Bells") ( 1 episode, 1951 ) , Performer ("I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)", "Sweet Sue, Just You") ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1951–1957 179
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  • Primary photo for Damon Runyon TheaterDamon Runyon Theater (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Shower of StarsShower of Stars (TV Series) Gabby Mullins ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Sam ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Fred Mertz ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Bigelow TheatreThe Bigelow Theatre (TV Series) Pinto ( 3 episodes, 1950–1951 )  Less 1950–1951 3
  • Primary photo for The Silver TheatreThe Silver Theatre (TV Series) Pinto ( 2 episodes, 1950 )  Less 1950 2
  • Primary photo for Your Show TimeYour Show Time (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself - Guest of Honor ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Fred Mertz ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The NBC Comedy HourThe NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Better FootballBetter Football Himself  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Stars in the EyeStars in the Eye (TV Special) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for The Ed Wynn ShowThe Ed Wynn Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1950 )  Less 1950
Archive Footage (14 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for America's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red SkeltonAmerica's Clown: An Intimate Biography of Red Skelton (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media SpecialTV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Himself / Fred Mertz ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Sitcoms (Jan 2, 2008) Himself / Fred Mertz (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Magical Island: CatalinaHollywood's Magical Island: Catalina Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Desilu StoryThe Desilu Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
    • Finding Lucy (Dec 3, 2000) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Television: The First Fifty YearsTelevision: The First Fifty Years (Video) Fred Mertz (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of PrimetimePioneers of Primetime (TV Movie) Himself / Fred Mertz (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Babalu Music! I Love Lucy's Greatest HitsBabalu Music! I Love Lucy's Greatest Hits (Video) Fred Mertz (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Himself / Opening credits ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - 'One Night in the Tropics' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 YearsCBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on TelevisionTexaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Fred Mertz / Fred Mertz from TV series I LOVE LUCY ( 2 episodes, 1974 )  Less 1974
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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