Stone, Fred Andrew was born on August 19, 1873 in Valmont, Colorado, United States. Son of Lewis Preston and Clara (Johnston) Stone.
Educational public schools.
First appeared on stage at age of 11, at Topeka, Kansas. Began traveling with Berry & Sealers Wagon Circus, 1886. Later played Topsy in Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Met David Montgomery, 1895, and associated with him as partner for 22 years. Played vaudeville, Palace Thearte, London, England., 1899, Herald Square Theatre, New York, 1901. Scored success as the Scarecrow, in Wizard of Oz, 1902, and as Con Kidder, in The Red Mill, 1906.
Toured as Henry Clay Baxter, in The Old Town. Played in Jack o’Lantern, 1918-1919, 20, 21. Has been in pictures, since 1934, appearing in Trail of the Lonesome Pine, My American Wife, Grand Jury, Hideaway, Quick Money, Life Begins in College, No Place to Go.