Fred Applegate Actor, Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Fred Applegate Biography

Fred Applegate is an American actor, singer, and dancer. Moreover, he was born as Frederick Applegate. The famous actor is known for The Producers (2005), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Spaced Invaders (1990). Applegate also played Max Detweiler in The Sound of Music. (1998). He also appeared Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater in the musical Happiness in 2009.

Fred Applegate Age | Parents

Applegate was born on February 20, 1953, in New Jersey, USA. He is 66 years old. Fred grew up in Maplewood and South Orange, NJ. He has also lived in Evanston, IL; Rock Island, IL; Minneapolis, MN; and Burbank, CA, before moving to NYC in 2007. The names of his parents and siblings have not been disclosed.

Fred Applegate Education

Applegate grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey and South Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from Northwestern University.

Fred Applegate Career


Fred played Lumiere in the National Tour of Beauty and the Beast (musical). Applegate originated the roles of Inspector Kemp and The Blind Hermit in the Broadway musical Young Frankenstein (2007). He portrayed the role of the Monsignor in the Broadway production of Sister Act (2011). He also played the role of Father Jack O’Brien in The Last Ship.
Other Broadway credits include M. Dindon/M. Renaud in La Cage aux Folles (2010), Max Bialystock in The Producers(replacement, 2003; in the West End production in 2005). Applegate also played Franz Leibkind in the first national tour. He also played Max Detweiler in The Sound of Music.
He appeared Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater in the musical Happiness in 2009. Applegate played the role of “Panisse” in the Encores! staged concert of Fanny in February 2010. He participated in a reading of a new musical, Presto Change-O in December 2014. Applegate appeared in the national tour of Anything Goes, as “Moonface Martin”, which started in October 2012.
Fred has played the role of the Wizard in the Broadway production Wicked. He most recently played Constable Joe in the Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting. Applegate was a member of the resident acting company of the Guthrie Theatre for three years.

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Voice, television, and film

He lent his voice as the narrator of documentaries for PBS, National Geographic, Disney, Bravo, and A&E. Applegate has guest starred in over 150 episodes of television including SeinfeldCosbyGrowing PainsFMMalcolm in the MiddleERMurphy BrownNewhart, and many others. His film credits include Georgia RuleStuart Saves His Family(1995), and The Producers.

Fred Applegate Wife \ Children

In 1979, he married Cherie Sprosty, an actor he met in 1977 while playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof at a dinner theater in Rock Island, IL, called Circa ’21: she was Hodel. Cherie is now a Catholic liturgist specializing in conferences and conventions. She is the Director of Liturgy at the Shrine of St. Frances Cabrini in New York City. Moreover, They have three children:
Ben is Director of Publisher Services at Penguin/Random House and lives in NYC. Daughter Meredith is now in London at the London School of Economics and lived in Yangon, Myanmar, for three years where she was the Chief Operating Officer for the International Foundation for Electoral Services.
Son Ethan has been a student at Hunter College in NYC studying acting and directing and is now an actor in NYC. He appeared on Broadway in The Last Ship, a musical by Sting.

Fred Applegate Net Worth

His career is evenly divided between TV and Stage, and a couple of movies. His estimated net worth is currently under review.

Fred Applegate Christina Applegate | Related To Christina Applegate

In addtion, Fred is not related to Christina Applegate. Although they have the same last name there is no proof of them having any ties.

Fred Applegate Newhart

Newhart is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from October 25, 1982, to May 21, 1990, with a total of 184 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons. Furthermore, Applegate as J.J. Wall: director of Dick’s television show (1984–87).

Fred Applegate Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an American period comedy-drama web television series. The series stars Rachel Brosnahan as the eponymous Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a housewife in 1958 New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy. Following the premiere of the pilot episode to critical acclaim, the series was picked up by Amazon for a two-season order on April 10, 2017.
Fred portrayed Father O’Brien in the episode punishment Room.

Fred Applegate Seinfeld

“The Revenge” is the seventh episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the show’s 12th episode overall. The story revolves around George Costanza’s (Jason Alexander) plot to exact revenge on his boss, with his friend Elaine Benes’ (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) help, after he quits his job at Rick Barr Properties and is refused re-employment.
Meanwhile, Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and his neighbor Kramer (Michael Richards) get even with a laundromat owner—who they believe has stolen money from Jerry—by pouring cement into one of his washing machines. Applegate played Rick Levitan.

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