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Fritz Feld

Fritz Feld, German actor, writer, director. Community theater named in his honor. Recipient award for 60 years in movies, 1977; award National Film Society; award Los Angeles Board Directors "American Federation television and Radio Artists" American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1990; named KNX Radio Citizen of Week; honorary mayor of Brentwood California Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, 1979.

Background

  • Feld, Fritz was born on October 15, 1900 in Berlin, Germany. Came to United States, 1923, naturalized, 1930. Son of Heinrich and Martha (Guttman) Feld.

  • Education

    • Student, Gymnasium, Germany, 1917.

    Career

    • Chairman Southern California chapter American National Theatre American National Theatre and Academy, 1968-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Community theater named in his honor.

    Works

    • Performer in The Miracle, Professor Max Reinhardt Theaters, Berlin, 1917-1923, Century Theatre, New York City, 1923-1927. Actor, writer, director, Hollywood motion picture studios, 1923-1993. Actor, director Grand Hotel, National Theatre, 1930-1993, Berlin, George M. Cohan Theatre, New York City, 1931-1993.

      Latest feature films include Homer and Eddy, Barfly, Get Smart, Again.

    Membership

    Member Screen Actors Guild (director 1970-1993, chairman Hollywood Museum project committee 1976-1993), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Christine, November 10, 1940. Children: Steven, Danny.
    Fritz Feld
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    Born October 15, 1900
    Died November 18, 1993
    (aged 93)
    • 1917
      gymnasium