Today’s Follies honor Fredric March who would have celebrated a birthday earlier this week. I shared an image or two of the handsome, talented actor on several social media platforms, but that proved not to be enough so here’s more of March by way of a pictorial tribute. Fredric was a five-time Oscar nominee, two-time winner who always left you wanting more.
“Stardom is just an uneasy seat on top of a tricky toboggan. Being a star is merely perching at the head of the downgrade. A competent featured player can last a lifetime. A star, a year or two. There’s all that agony of finding suitable stories, keeping in character, maintaining illusion. Then the undignified position of hanging on while your popularity is declining.”