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Tough Guy

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            Boys' Reformatory               Juvenile Court


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   The Mayor Of Hell      No Greater Glory       Angel's Alley         

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        Fighting Fools            The Ex-Mrs. Bradford


Dramatic Actor

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Three Kids and a Queen          Wild Boys of the Road                


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The Mayor of Hell     No Greater Glory      Fighting Fools      

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A classic portrait of Frankie

 

Comedic Actor

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The Devil Diamond


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   Young Dynamite          Up In the Air          Operation Petticoat 

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Operation Petticoat

Radio Shows

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Frankie worked on many radio programs, including Mystery Theater.  Here he
is seated with other cast members from a broadcast.  The blonde woman
seated at the back in the first photo and at the piano in the second
is Frankie's second wife, Betty Marie.  If you recognize
any of the other actors in this photo, let us know!

 

The USO Tour

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Frankie toured military bases in Vietnam
with Roosevelt Livingood, where they were happy to
pose for pictures with the servicemen.

 

The Later Years

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Frankie appeared in the Bat Masterson
episode Garrison Finish.

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This photo shows Frankie in full make-up for his
stunt work in Darby O'Gill and the Little People.

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And this photograph shows Frankie in makeup and
costume for his role in Siren of Bagdad.

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Frankie co-starred with Cary Grant in Operation Petticoat.
He was well qualified for his part as a Navy medical officer, since
that was his role in the service during World War II!

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Frankie never lost his talent for acting, as seen in these proof sheet photos!

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Frankie made several appearances on the Red Skelton Show over the years,
often playing a little old lady doing startling and unexpected stunts!.