Bickford, Charles

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Bickford, Charles Gender: M
Charles Ambrose Bickford
born on 1 January 1891 at 00:01 (= 12:01 AM )
Place Cambridge (Middlesex County), Massachusetts, 42n22, 71w06
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°32' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 16°13 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 11°29'

Charles Bickford (from the trailer for the film Johnny Belinda, 1948)


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).

He died in Los Angeles of a blood infection at the age of 76, on November 9, 1967, just days after filming an episode of The Virginian. His death triggered Jennifer Jones' suicide attempt in November 1967.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Bulls Balls Bicycles and Actors" by Charles Bickford (Paul S. Eriksson, 1965), p. 4: "Kicking and scratching, and aided by the fumbling hands of my grandfather, Captain Tom woods, I made my entrance upon the world stage at exactly one minute past twelve on the morning of January first, eighteen-hundred and ninety-one." Same date plus place of birth from birth register [1].


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Actor)