Actor Fred Stewart was known for his roles on the silver screen. Stewart's career started with debut roles in the Dana Andrews documentary "Boomerang" (1947), the dramatic adaptation "A Face in the Crowd" (1957) with Andy Griffith, and "Splendor in the Grass" (1961). In the years following, Stewart appeared in "The Doctors" (1962-1983), "The Nurses" (1962-65) and the comedy adaptation "The World of Henry Orient" (1964) with Peter Sellers. He also appeared in the Sidney Poitier dramatic adaptation "In the Heat of the Night" (1967). Toward the end of his career, Stewart acted in "A New Leaf" (1971) with Walter Matthau.