Fred Clark

Fred Clark - 1950.jpg

Fred Clark (19 March 1914 - 5 December 1968) was an American film and television character actor. With his gruff voice, intimidating build, bald head, and small mustache beneath an often scowling visage, he was often cast as a testy film producer, crime boss, landlord, employer, doctor, or general.

Among his films were Ride the Pink Horse (1948), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948), Flamingo Road (1949), White Heat (1949), Sunset Boulevard (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955), How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Auntie Mame (1958), and Visit to a Small Planet (1960).


Clark played Henry Courtney in The Addams Family episode "Feud in the Addams Family".


  • In 1942, during World War II, Clark joined the United States Navy and served as a pilot. He later transferred to the United States Army and served with the Third Army in Europe until the end of the war.
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