Fred 'Snowflake' Toones

Jan 5, 1906

Bio: During Hollywood's pre-"politically correct" era, it was not uncommon for African-American performers to be saddled with such demeaning professional monikers as "G. Howe Black," "Stepin Fetchit," and "Sleep 'n' Eat." One of the more egregious racially oriented nicknames was bestowed upon a talented black character actor named Fred Toones. From 1931 until his… More


Fred 'Snowflake' Toones Videos

Penny Serenade
1 minutes 8 seconds
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
2 minutes 42 seconds
Meet The People
30 seconds
Bells Of San Angelo
2 minutes 35 seconds
The Palm Beach Story
2 minutes 58 seconds

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