Charles Bickford

Charles Bickford


Charles Bickford
Film: South side of the 6700 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Charles Bickford
TV: East side of the 1600 block of Vine Street
Born Jan. 1, 1891 in Cambridge, Mass.
Died Nov. 9, 1967 of pneumonia and infection in UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, CA

Charles Bickford's career as an actor spanned 53 years and included the Broadway stage, motion pictures and television.

He came to Hollywood when Cecil B. DeMille saw him on Broadway and offered him the leading role in the film "Dynamite." Other films that followed in quick succession for the big redhead included "Anna Christie," River's End" and "Little Miss Marker."

Although nominated three times, Bickford never won an Oscar.

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1943 Best Supporting Actor The Song of Bernadette Nomination
    1947 Best Supporting Actor The Farmer's Daughter Nomination
    1948 Best Supporting Actor Johnny Belinda Nomination

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