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Freddie Bartholomew

Freddie Bartholomew

Highest Rated: 100% David Copperfield (1935)

Lowest Rated: 60% Sepia Cinderella (1947)

Birthday: Mar 28, 1924

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Curly-haired Hollywood child star whose earnest presence, refined British diction and angelic looks established him as a boxoffice favorite in the 1930s and 40s. After a few minor roles in British films, the ten-year-old was signed by MGM to star as Dickens's hero in David O. Selznick's production of "David Copperfield" (1935). He went on to play Greta Garbo's son in "Anna Karenina" (1935) and followed up with his two most popular roles: as the American boy who learns he is the heir to a dukedom in "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936) and as a pampered rich brat who is rescued and educated by rough fishermen in Rudyard Kipling's adventure yarn, "Captains Courageous" (1937).

Highest rated movies

100% David Copperfield
95% Captains Courageous
88% Little Lord Fauntleroy
86% Anna Karenina

Photos

KIDNAPPED, Freddie Bartholomew, Warner Baxter, 1938, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright LISTEN, DARLING, Freddie Bartholomew, Judy Garland, 1938 SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, Freddie Bartholomew, Tim Holt, Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Terry Kilburn, 1940 SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, Tim Holt, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn, 1940 SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, Tim Holt, Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, 1940 JUNIOR ARMY, from left, Billy Halop, Boyd Davis, Freddie Bartholomew, 1942 LISTEN, DARLING, Freddie Bartholomew, Scotty Beckett, Alan Hale Sr., Judy Garland, 1938 THE DEVIL IS A SISSY, Mickey Rooney, Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Andrew Tombes, 1936 JUNIOR ARMY, from left, Bobby Jordan, Billy Halop, Freddie Bartholomew, Huntz Hall, 1942 A YANK AT ETON, from left: Ian Hunter, Marta Linden. Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gween, Freddie Bartholomew, Juanita Quigley (green hat), 1942 LORD JEFF, Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn 1938 LORD JEFF, from left: Charles Coburn, Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, 1938 LORD JEFF, foreground from left: Emma Dunn, Charles Coburn, Mickey Rooney, Freddie Bartholomew, 1938 LORD JEFF, Freddie Bartholomew, Charles Coburn 1938 ANNA KARENINA, Freddie Bartholomew (standing right back to camera), Greta Garbo (seated right) filming on set, 1935 JUNIOR ARMY, from left, Freddie Bartholomew, Billy Halop, 1942 TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS, from left, Billy Halop, Freddie Bartholomew, Hughie Green, Jimmy Lyson, LORD JEFF, from left: Helena Grant, Freddie Bartholomew, Monty Woolley, 1938 LISTEN, DARLING, Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, 1938 TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS, from left, Freddie Bartholomew, Billy Halop, Hughie Green, 1940

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet St. Benny the Dip Reverend Wilbur (Character) - 1951
60% No Score Yet Sepia Cinderella Self - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Town Went Wild David Conway (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 40% A Yank at Eton Peter Carlton (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cadets on Parade Austin Shannon (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 30% Swiss Family Robinson Jack Robinson (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 62% Tom Brown's School Days East (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spirit of Culver Bob Randolph (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 43% Kidnapped David Balfour (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 63% Listen, Darling 'Buzz' Mitchell (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Another Romance of Celluloid Unknown (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 38% Lord Jeff Geoffrey Braemer (Character) - 1938
95% 89% Captains Courageous Harvey Cheyne (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 55% Lloyd's of London Young Jonathan Blake (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Professional Soldier King Peter (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 40% The Devil Is a Sissy Claude Pierce (Character) - 1936
88% 75% Little Lord Fauntleroy Cedric "Ceddie" Erroll (Character) - 1936
100% 76% David Copperfield David Copperfield as a child (Character) - 1935
86% 70% Anna Karenina Sergei (Character) - 1935