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Actor Frank Faylen

Frank Faylen

  • Birth name:

    Frank Ruf

  • Date of Birth:

    2 August 1905 St. Louis, Missouri, USA (often erroneously g

  • Height:

    5' 10" (1.78 m)

Biography:

American character actor who specialized in average-guy parts and who could be equally effective in sympathetic or unlikeable roles. His parents, the vaudeville team of Ruf and Cusik, took him onstage with them when he was a baby, and Faylen grew up in the theatre. He attended St. Joseph's Preparatory College in Kirkwood, Missouri, but returned to vaudeville as a comic pantomimist. He toured the country throughout the late Twenties and early Thirties as a clown and later as song-and-dance man with a... more

Filmography

Aсtor (40)

Movie

Year

Movie Funny Girl Funny Girl

as Keeney

2009
Movie Fluffy Fluffy

as Catfish

1965
Movie North to Alaska North to Alaska

as Arnie (uncredited)

1960
Movie Hangman's Knot Hangman's Knot

as Cass Browne

1952
Movie Detective Story Detective Story

as Det. Gallagher

1951
Movie Sergeant York Sergeant York

as Butt Boy (uncredited)

1949
Movie Marked Woman Marked Woman

as 2nd Cabbie

1947
Movie It's a Wonderful Life It's a Wonderful Life

as Ernie

1946
Movie Blue Skies Blue Skies

as Mack

1946
Movie To Each His Own To Each His Own

as Babe

1946
Movie The Lost Weekend The Lost Weekend

as 'Bim' Nolan

1945
Movie The Canterville Ghost The Canterville Ghost

as Lieutenant Kane

1944
Movie A Guy Named Joe A Guy Named Joe

as Major (uncredited)

1943
Movie The Gangs All Here The Gangs All Here

as Marine Sergeant (uncredited)

1943
Movie The Falcon Strikes Back The Falcon Strikes Back

as Cecil - First Hobo (uncredited)

1943
Movie Star Spangled Rhythm Star Spangled Rhythm

as Soldier, That Old Black Magic Number (uncredited)

1942
Movie The Palm Beach Story The Palm Beach Story

as Taxi driver (uncredited)

1942
Movie Wake Island Wake Island

as Marine finding Skipper's litter (uncredited)

1942
Movie The Pride of the Yankees The Pride of the Yankees

as Yankee Third Base Coach

1942
Movie Yankee Doodle Dandy Yankee Doodle Dandy

as Sergeant on Parade - Last Scene (uncredited)

1942
Movie Maisie Gets Her Man Maisie Gets Her Man

as Second Stage Manager (uncredited)

1942
Movie Unholy Partners Unholy Partners

as Roger Ordway

1941
Movie The Reluctant Dragon The Reluctant Dragon

as Frank, Orchestra Leader (uncredited)

1941
Movie Footsteps in the Dark Footsteps in the Dark

as Gus (taxi driver) (uncredited)

1941
Movie They Drive by Night They Drive by Night

as Driver in Cafe

1940
Movie Brother Orchid Brother Orchid

as Parkway Biltmore Desk Clerk (uncredited)

1940
Movie Edison, the Man Edison, the Man

as Galbreath (uncredited)

1940
Movie Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind

as Soldier Aiding Dr. Meade

1939
Movie Its a Wonderful World Its a Wonderful World

as Peters, Stagehand (uncredited)

1939
Movie Too Hot to Handle Too Hot to Handle

as Assistant Dubber (uncredited)

1938
Movie San Quentin San Quentin

as Convict Envying Hoffman

1937
Movie Bullets or Ballots Bullets or Ballots

as Gatley - Pinball Racketeer

1936
Movie Quincy M.E. Quincy M.E.

as Mr. Chanoose

1978
Movie That Girl That Girl

as Bert Hollinger

1967
Movie The Beverly Hillbillies The Beverly Hillbillies

as Marvin

1966
Movie Wanted: Dead or Alive Wanted: Dead or Alive

as Sheriff Earl Tipton

1958