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Fred Gamble (actor)

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Fred Gamble
Who's Who in the Film World, 1914
Fred Alvin Gambold

(1868-10-26)October 26, 1868
DiedFebruary 17, 1939(1939-02-17) (aged 70)
Other namesFred Gambold
Years active1913-1928

Fred Gamble (born Fred Alvin Gambold, October 26, 1868 – February 17, 1939)[1] was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 130 films between 1913 and 1928. He was sometimes billed as Fred Gambold.


Gamble was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. At age 15, he left his home to join a minstrel show, beginning his career as an entertainer.[2] He performed in vaudeville as a member of the Queen City Four[1] and acted in stock theater.[3] In 1912 he became a part of the American Film Company.[1]

On February 17, 1939, Gamble died in Hollywood, California, at 70.[1]

Partial filmography


  1. ^ a b c d Katchmer, George A. (2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. pp. 127–128. ISBN 978-1-4766-0905-8. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  2. ^ "Fred Gamble, Actor, at 70". Democrat and Chronicle. New York, Rochester. February 18, 1939. p. 6. Retrieved April 18, 2018 – via open access
  3. ^ "(untitled brief)". Los Angeles Herald. California, Los Angeles. May 31, 1908. p. 13. Retrieved March 24, 2020 – via
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