Gwynne, Fred

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Fred(erick) Gwynne was born July 10, 1926 in New York, NY, and died July 2, 1993, in Taneytown MD. He was an actor, author, and illustrator. Following a successful stage and movie career, he is probably best known for his two TV roles as Officer Muldoon in Car 54, Where Are You? and as Herman Munster in The Munsters. After his acting career peaked he wrote several children's books, illustrating both his own works and those of other writers. Several of his book titles indicate an appealing sense of humor. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 27, 41, 75.

From the description of Fred Gwynne Papers 1970-1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 430839356

Fred(erick) Gwynne was born July 10, 1926 in New York, NY, and died July 2, 1993, in Taneytown MD. He was an actor, author, and illustrator. Following a successful stage and movie career, he is probably best known for his two TV roles as Officer Muldoon in Car 54, Where Are You? and as Herman Munster in The Munsters . After his acting career peaked he wrote several children's books, illustrating both his own works and those of other writers. Several of his book titles indicate an appealing sense of humor.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 27, 41, 75

From the guide to the Fred Gwynne Papers, 1970-1979, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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creatorOf GWYNNE, FRED. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Gwynne, Fred. Fred Gwynne Papers 1970-1979. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Crabtree, Paul. Studio one-- "The landlady's daughter" / written especially for Studio one by Paul Crabtree ; based on the Saturday Evening Post story by John Prescott. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Crabtree, Paul. Studio one-- "The landlady's daughter" / written especially for Studio one by Paul Crabtree ; based on the Saturday Evening Post story by John Prescott. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn J. Walter Thompson Company. Biographical Information, 1916-1998 (bulk 1960s-1980s) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn J. Walter Thompson Company. Iconographic Collection, 1848-2005 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fred Gwynne Papers, 1970-1979 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
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Death 1993-07-02

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