Otto Fries (Otto Fries)

Otto Fries

Actor, Entertainer. He 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 played in a number of German-language films as well as playing numerous bit parts in A-list films until the time of his death. Fries appeared in 84 films. (bio by: TLS)  Family links:  Children:  Ottilie Vivan Fries Ewer (1918 – 2008)* *Calculated relationship


  • October, 28, 1887
  • USA


  • September, 09, 1938
  • USA


  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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