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Fraser, Richard, 1913-1972


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    • Simpson, Richard Mackie, 1913-1972
    • Mackie, Richard, 1913-1972
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1913-05-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1972-01-19
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
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        (itoamc) Actors
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    • Sources

      • found: Truck busters, 1942:credits (with Richard Fraser)
      • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's comp., 1988(Fraser, Richard; b. 1913 d. 1971)
      • found: IMDb, February 6, 2018(Richard Fraser (1913-1972); born March 15, 1913 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Richard Mackie Simpson; he was an actor, known for The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), Bedlam (1946) and White Pongo (1945); he was married to Ann Gillis and Louise Christine Sheldon; he was a former London stage actor who appeared in a handful of US films of the 1940s and then retired from acting; he died in 1972 in London, England)
      • found: Wikipedia, February 6, 2018(Richard Fraser (actor); Richard Fraser (15 March 1913--19 January 1972) was a Scottish actor; after graduating from Sedbergh School as Richard Mackie Simpson, Richard's mother divorced and his name was shortened to Richard Mackie; after attending Cambridge University, Richard Mackie studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; having spent time as a London stage actor, Richard emigrated to the US and in New York married Louise Christine Sheldon; the couple then moved to Hollywood before the Second World War; discovering that there was already a Richard Mackie acting in the US he adopted the stage name Richard Fraser; he signed a contract with 20th Century Fox and appeared in numerous films; Richard retired from acting in 1949 and returned to Britain in 1961 with his then-wife, US actress Ann Gillis, spending most of his last decade working for the BBC in export sales)
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      • 1993-11-23: new
      • 2018-02-08: revised
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