Frank Craven

Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter
Frank Craven was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Craven began his acting career with roles in such films as the Janet Gaynor drama "State Fair" (1933), "City Limits" (1934) and the James Cagney ... Read more »
Born: 08/24/1875 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Anguish 1988 (Movie)

2nd Sleepy (Actor)

The Egg and I 1951 - 1952 (TV Show)

Actor

Keeper of the Flame 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pittsburgh 1941 (Movie)

'Doc' Powers (Actor)

City For Conquest 1940 (Movie)

Old Timer (Actor)

The Lady From Cheyenne 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Barbary Coast 1935 (Movie)

Colonel Cobb (Actor)

Colonel Effingham's Raid (Movie)

Dewey (Actor)

Dangerous Blondes (Movie)

Inspector Clinton (Actor)

Dreaming Out Loud (Movie)

Dr. Walter Barnes (Actor)

He Was Her Man (Movie)

Pop Sims (Actor)

In This Our Life (Movie)

Asa Timberlake (Actor)

Jack London (Movie)

Old Tom (Actor)

Penrod and His Twin Brother (Movie)

Mr. Schofield (Actor)

Penrod and Sam (Movie)

Mr. Schofield (Actor)

Son of Dracula (Movie)

Dr. Harry Brewster (Actor)

State Fair (Movie)

The Storekeeper (Actor)

The Human Comedy (Movie)

(Actor)

Tonight and Every Night (Movie)

(Actor)

Vagabond Lady (Movie)

"Spiggs" Spiggins (Actor)
Writer (2)

Annapolis Farewell (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Her First Mate (Movie)

(Play Author)

Biography

Frank Craven was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Craven began his acting career with roles in such films as the Janet Gaynor drama "State Fair" (1933), "City Limits" (1934) and the James Cagney dramatic comedy "He Was Her Man" (1934). He also appeared in the romantic comedy "Vagabond Lady" (1935) with Robert Young. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in the romance "Small Town Girl" (1936) with Janet Gaynor, "Penrod and Sam" (1937) and "You're Only Young Once" (1938). He also appeared in the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Bette Davis drama "In This Our Life" (1942), "Pittsburgh" (1942) with Marlene Dietrich and the drama "Keeper of the Flame" (1942) with Spencer Tracy. He also appeared in the comedy "Dangerous Blondes" (1943) with Allyn Joslyn and "Son of Dracula" (1943) with Robert Paige. Craven was most recently credited in the horror flick "Anguish" (1988) with Zelda Rubinstein. Craven passed away in September 1945 at the age of 70.

Relationships

John Craven

Son
born 00/00/1917- November 24, 1995

Milestones

1934

Film directing debut with "That's Gratitude"

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