William Frawley

William Frawley

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: February 26, 1887
Date of Passing: March 03, 1966
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa

William Frawley was an American stage entertainer and screen and television actor best known for playing landlord Fred Mertz in the famous American television sitcom I Love Lucy and Bub in the television comedy series My Three Sons.

William Frawley was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame with his I Love Lucy co-star Vivian Vance in 2012.

William Frawley was an American stage entertainer and screen and television actor best known for playing landlord Fred Mertz in the famous American television sitcom I Love Lucy and Bub in the television comedy series My Three Sons.

William Frawley was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame with his I Love Lucy co-star Vivian Vance in 2012.

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2012
  • Winner
  • William Frawley, as Honoree
BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR - 1957
  • Nominee
  • William Frawley, as Fred Mertz
  • I Love Lucy
  • CBS
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - 1956
  • Nominee
  • William Frawley, as Fred Mertz
  • I Love Lucy
  • CBS
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A REGULAR SERIES - 1955
  • Nominee
  • William Frawley, as Fred Mertz
  • I Love Lucy
  • CBS
BEST SERIES SUPPORTING ACTOR - 1954
  • Nominee
  • William Frawley, as Fred Mertz
  • I Love Lucy
  • CBS
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