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Otto Fries (1887–1938)

Fries starTed his career as a stage comic, entering films in the early 1910s. By the mid-1910s, Fries was with Keystone and played in films with Bronco Billy Anderson and Stan Laurel. He later went to work for Roach Films in supporting roles for Laurel & Hardy and Charley Chase and also played with James Finlayson. With the advent of sound, Fries ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mystery Man Nate, Pawnbroker
Surrender Tarras


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 1938 The Mad Miss Manton
Homicide Detective (uncredited)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl
Olaf - Masseur (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Wolf in Paris
Peter - Rifleman (uncredited)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Trio Member
 1938 The Devil's Party
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 Go Chase Yourself
Rube Wardell - Ventriloquist (uncredited)
 1938 Test Pilot
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Romance in the Dark
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Every Day's a Holiday
Quartet member
 1937 Prescription for Romance
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1937 Expensive Husbands
Franz, Buggy Driver (as Otto Fried)
 1937 High Flyers
Fat Man on Kiddie Ride (uncredited)
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins with Love
Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond Comes Back
Sanghil Wun - Pub Proprietor (uncredited)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Luggage Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Love in a Bungalow
 1937 Slave Ship
Singer (uncredited)
 1937 Parnell
Singing Irish Member (uncredited)
 1937 Pick a Star
Contest Judge (uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade
Majordomo (uncredited)
 1937 Espionage
Driver (uncredited)
 1937 When You're in Love
Otto- Musician (uncredited)
 1936 Banjo on My Knee
Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Quartet Member (uncredited)
 1936 Love on the Run
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1936 Star for a Night
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1936 Pepper
Delicatessen Proprietor (uncredited)
 1936 Human Cargo
German Cook (uncredited)
 1936 Sons o' Guns
German Spy
 1936 The King Steps Out
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Small Town Girl
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Servant (uncredited)
 1936 Timothy's Quest
Timid Tenor (uncredited)
 1936 Next Time We Love
Conductor (uncredited)
 1935 Ah Wilderness!
German Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Mary Burns, Fugitive
Clerk at Employment Agency (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera
Otto - Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1935 Anna Karenina
Officer at Banquet (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
The Riveter / Cymbalist (uncredited)
 1935 The Arizonian
Wells Fargo Agent (uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Soloist (uncredited)
 1935 The Spirit of 1976 (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 The Mystery Man
Nate, Pawnbroker
 1935 The Best Man Wins
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 Music in the Air
Butcher (uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill
Waiter (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Widow
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 She Was a Lady
Bartender (uncredited)
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Riptide
Doorman (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Piano Mover (uncredited)
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Mountaineer (uncredited)
 1933 A Preferred List (Short)
Second Judge (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Old Grad (uncredited)
 1933 Footlight Parade
Bartender in 'Shanghai Lil' (uncredited)
 1933 Corruption
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 The Kid from Borneo (Short)
The Kids' Dad
 1933 Taxi Barons (Short)
Banquet Waiter (uncredited)
 1932 Alum and Eve (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 The Night of June 13
Baliff (uncredited)
 1932 Show Business (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1932 The Old Bull (Short)
Mr. Bailey - Farmer
 1932 Choo-Choo! (Short)
Inebriated novelties salesman
 1932 Free Eats (Short)
 1932 Readin' and Writin' (Short)
The Blacksmith
 1931 On the Loose (Short)
Belligerent Bully (uncredited)
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short)
 1931 Monkey Business
Ship's 2nd Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us
Dentist (uncredited)
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short)
Conductor (uncredited)
 1931 Bargain Day (Short)
Policeman not in uniform
 1931 Rough Seas (Short)
Pvt. Otto Fries (uncredited)
 1931 Little Daddy (Short)
Orphan asylum agent
 1930 High C's (Short)
Otto - singing German soldier
 1930 Una cana al aire (Short)
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1930 Los pequeños papas (Short)
Pecas' Papa
 1930 The First Seven Years (Short)
Speck's Father (uncredited)
 1929 Weak But Willing (Short)
Mr. Edward Langtry
 1929 Railroadin' (Short)
Joe's Father (uncredited)
 1929 Caught in a Taxi (Short)
The Neighbor's Husband
 1929 Waltzing Around (Short)
 1929 Taxi Dolls (Short)
Superintendent Owl Taxi Company
 1929 Foolish Husbands (Short)
 1929 The Younger Generation
Tradesman (uncredited)
 1929 Whirls and Girls (Short)
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1928 Taxi Beauties (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1928 The Burglar (Short)
Gaspipe McGook, Bungalow Burglar
 1928 Riley the Cop
Munich Cabman (uncredited)
 1928 Camping Out (Short)
Camp Foreman
 1928 Hubby's Latest Alibi (Short)
The Police Chief
 1928 Hubby's Weekend Trip (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1928 Call Your Shots (Short)
 1928 Taxi for Two (Short)
Foreman - Hoot Owl Garage
 1928 The Chicken (Short)
The Minister
 1928 His Unlucky Night (Short)
Hotel Resident (uncredited)
 1928 From Soup to Nuts (Short)
Chef (uncredited)
 1928 Leave 'em Laughing (Short)
Burly Dentist (uncredited)
 1927 Land of the Lawless
Deputy Sheriff
 1927 Call of the Cuckoo (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1927 Surrender
 1927 Her Blue, Black Eyes (Short)
 1927 Rumors for Rent (Short)
The Jailbird
 1927 The Missing Link (uncredited)
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
Lecoque (uncredited)
 1927 Car Shy (Short)
The Auto Thieves' Leader
 1927 The Broncho Twister
 1927 The Motor Boat Demon (Short)
Innis Kupps
 1927 Hotel Imperial
Anton Klinak
 1927 The Bum's Rush (Short)
The Convict
 1926 Flaming Romance (Short)
 1926 Kiss Papa (Short)
Divorce Lawyer
 1926 Solid Gold (Short)
 1926 Move Along (Short)
 1926 Who Hit Me? (Short)
 1926 Who's My Wife? (Short)
The Bride's Father
 1926 Going Crazy (Short)
 1926 Wet Paint
Policeman (uncredited)
 1926 The Tin Ghost (Short)
 1926 Sky Bound (Short)
 1926 Light Housekeeping (Short)
 1926 Hold Your Hat (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1926 Time Flies (Short)
Her Accomplice
 1926 Live Cowards (Short)
 1925 Framed (Short)
 1925 Maid in Morocco (Short)
 1925 Fair Warning (Short)
 1925 Beware (Short)
 1925 Hot and Heavy (Short)
 1925 Waiting (Short)
 1925 Fares, Please! (Short)
 1925 Hello, Hollywood (Short)
 1925 Rapid Transit (Short)
 1925 Step Lightly (Short)
 1924 Motor Mad (Short)
 1924 Pre-Historic Man (Short)
 1924/I Fast and Furious (Short)
The Manager
 1924 Wild Game (Short)
 1924 Dizzy Daisy (Short)
The Fisherman
 1924 Hot Air (Short)
 1924 Air Pockets (Short)
Sanford Morgan
 1924 There He Goes (Short)
The Colonel
 1924 Midnight Blues (Short)
 1924 Family Life (Short)
Police Sergeant
 1924 Wide Open (Short)
 1923 Exit Caesar (Short)
 1923 The High Life (Short)
 1923 Lots of Nerve (Short)
 1923 Backfire (Short)
 1923 Three Strikes (Short)
 1923 Cold Chills (Short)
 1923 Kick Out (Short)
 1923 The Handy Man (Short)
The overseer
 1922 The Educator (Short)
 1922 A Lot of Bull (Short)
 1922 The Weak-End Party (Short)
The Overseer
 1922/I All Wet (Short)
Real Estate Agent
 1922 Rapid Fire (Short)
 1922 Step This Way (Short)
 1922 Rolling Stones (Short)
 1921 Free and Easy (Short)
 1921 Peaceful Alley (Short)
 1921 Alfalfa Love (Short)
 1921 Bang! (Short)
 1921/II The Simp (Short)
 1920 Moonshine (Short)
Merciless Milton
 1920 April Fool (Short)
 1920 The Simp (Short)
Slippery Elmer
 1918 The Paperhangers' Revenge (Short)
The Butler
 1918 Let's Go (Short)
 1918 Beat It (Short)
 1916 The Snow Cure (Short)
Man at Snow Baths (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Otto Fried | Otto H. Fries

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He married Vivian A. Marshall and they had two children named Sherwood Marshall and Ottilie Vivian.

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