Frank Atkinson worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Atkinson worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Lonesome" with Barbara Kent (1928), "Marked Men" (1920) and "The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris" (1928). His film career continued throughout the thirties and the fifties in productions like "Ladies' Man" (1931) with William Powell, "Road House" (1934) and the thriller "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934) with Leslie Banks. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Pygmalion" (1938) with Leslie Howard and the Margaret Lockwood dramatic adaptation "The Stars Look Down" (1939). Atkinson last acted in the Ray Milland action movie "High Flight" (1958).