In spite of his nice guy image, MacMurray often stated that the best film roles he ever played where when he was cast against type in two films for Billy Wilder. He played the role of Walter Neff, an insurance salesman who plots with a wealthy heiress to murder the woman's husband in the film noir classic Double Indemnity (1944). In 1960, he played a slimy, two-timing corporate executive in Wilder's Oscar-winning comedy The Apartment.
Notable films in MacMurray's career include Double Indemnity (1944) , The Egg and I (1947) , The Caine Mutiny (1954) , The Shaggy Dog (1959) , The Apartment (1960), The Absent-Minded Professor (1961), Son of Flubber (1963) and The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Fred MacMurray Facts
|Birth Name||Fredrick Martin MacMurray|
|Birthday||August 30, 1908|
|Birthplace||Kankakee, Illinois, USA|
|Date of death||November 5, 1991 (age 83)|
|Height||6' 3" (1m91) How tall is Fred MacMurray compared to you?|