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Charles Bickford

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Bickford in trailer for Johnny Belinda (1948)

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Charles Ambrose Bickford (January 1, 1891 – November 9, 1967) was an American actor best known for his strong supporting roles. He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for The Song of Bernadette (1943), The Farmer's Daughter (1947), and Johnny Belinda (1948). Other notable roles include Whirlpool (1948), A Star is Born (1954) and The Big Country (1958).

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  • Born: Charles Ambrose Bickford January 1, 1891 Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Died: November 9, 1967 (aged 76) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1904-1967
  • Spouse(s): Beatrice Loring (1916-67) (his death), two children
  • Children: Doris Bickford (b. 1919) Rex Bickford (1924-1960)

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