Dwight Frye (Dwight Frye)

Dwight Frye

Actor. Appeared on stage and in motion pictures from the 1920s to the 1940s. Remembered chiefly as the chilling ‘Renfield’ in the 1931 horror classic “Dracula.” He also played the part of ‘Fritz’ in the landmark classic “Frankenstein” that same year. Immortalized in the song “The Ballad of Dwight Fry” (minus the “e”) in the early 1970s by the rock group Alice Cooper. (bio by: A.J. Marik)  Family links:  Spouse:  Laura Mae Bullivant Frye Luce (1899 – 1979)*  Children:  Dwight David Frye (1930 – 2003)* *Calculated relationshipCause of death: Heart attack


  • February, 22, 1899
  • USA


  • November, 11, 1943
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Heart attack


  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • California
  • USA

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