September 5, 1918|
|Died||May 14, 1970
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California
Charles Fredericks (5 Sep 1918 in Columbus, Mississippi – 14 May 1970 in Sherman Oaks, California) was an American actor of stage, television, and film. He was particularly known for his highly prolific career in B-Western movies and television Westerns during the 1950s and 1960s. He was also a talented Baryton-Martin and starred as Gaylord Ravenal in the 1946 Broadway revival of Show Boat and as Captain Nicholas Gregorovitch in the original 1947 production of Music in My Heart. In more recent years, moviegoers have seen him as the singing King in the "Just You Wait" sequence of the film My Fair Lady (1964).
In 1957, Fredericks appeared as "Larkin", along with Chris Alcaide and Jay Novello. in the episode "Small Man" of the ABC/Warner Brothers western television series, Colt .45, starring Wayde Preston. In 1960, Fredericks played Marshal Ed Springer in the Colt .45 episode "The Gandy Dancers".
- "Colt .45". ctva.biz. Retrieved December 22, 2012.