Fred Graham (October 26, 1908 – October 10, 1979) was an American actor and stuntman who performed in films from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Graham was a semiprofessional baseball player. Graham entered the film business in 1928. He was a charter member of the Screen Actors Guild. He appeared in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).
He broke his ankle while working as Basil Rathbone's stunt double on The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).
Graham coordinated stunts of John Wayne, with whom he made 26 films; Errol Flynn; and Ward Bond.
He played small roles in two Alfred Hitchcock films, notably Vertigo, as the Police Officer who falls to his death in its famous opening scene while trying to help James Stewart. He continued working in films until the 1970s.
Graham moved to Arizona in 1963. He was in charge of the Arizona Governor's Office for Motion Picture Development and was vice president and general manager of CineLogistics, part of Southwest Research and Development, which operated the Graham Studios of Carefree, Arizona.
He had a wife, son, and daughter.
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