William Bill Frawley “I Love Lucy” Fred Mertz Signed AUTO 8x10 Photo PSA/DNA LOA

William Frawley was an American actor known for his long career in the entertainment industry, particularly for his role as Fred Mertz on the popular 1950s television series "I Love Lucy."

Film Career:
•    Frawley made his way to Hollywood, and he began a successful career in films during the 1930s. He appeared in numerous movies, often in supporting roles.
•    Some of his notable film appearances include "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947) and "Going My Way" (1944).

"I Love Lucy":

•    William Frawley is best known for his role as Fred Mertz in the groundbreaking television series "I Love Lucy," which aired from 1951 to 1957. He played the role of the neighbor and best friend to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's characters.
•    Frawley's portrayal of Fred Mertz made him a beloved and iconic figure in the early days of television. He was known for his gruff yet endearing character and his humorous interactions with Ethel Mertz, played by Vivian Vance.

Post-"I Love Lucy" Career:
•    After "I Love Lucy," Frawley continued to work in television, appearing in other series and making guest appearances on various shows.
•    One of his notable post-"I Love Lucy" roles was in the series "My Three Sons," where he played the character Bub O'Casey from 1960 to 1965.

Personal Life:
•    William Frawley never married and had no children.
•    He was known for his love of baseball and was an avid fan of the sport.

•    Frawley passed away on March 3, 1966, in Hollywood, California, from a heart attack at the age of 79.

William Frawley's legacy lives on through his iconic portrayal of Fred Mertz in "I Love Lucy," one of the most beloved and enduring television series in American history. His contributions to entertainment, both on screen and on stage, continue to be celebrated by fans and enthusiasts of classic television.

Offered is a Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Frawley in a jacket and tie, signed and inscribed in blue ink, “My Very Best Wishes To Lenny Sincerely Bill Frawley”


Item: 13237

Price: $795.00
William Bill Frawley “I Love Lucy” Fred Mertz Signed AUTO 8x10 Photo PSA/DNA LOA