Frank DeKova

Frank DeKova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. DeKova began his acting career with roles in such films as the Marlon Brando biographical drama "Viva Zapata!" (1952), the Gig Young drama "Holiday For ... Read more »
Born: 03/17/1910 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (38)

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

Crisco (Actor)

Jive Turkey 1976 (Movie)

(Actor)

Crossfire 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Firecloud 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Frasier, The Sensuous Lion 1973 (Movie)

Man (Actor)

Heavy Traffic 1973 (Movie)

Angelo "Angie" Corleone (Actor)

The Don Is Dead 1972 (Movie)

Giunta (Actor)

The Slams 1972 (Movie)

Capiello (Actor)

The Mechanic 1971 (Movie)

Syndicate Head (Actor)

The Wild Country 1969 (Movie)

Two Dog (Actor)

F Troop 1965 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

Those Calloways 1963 (Movie)

Nigosh (Actor)

Follow That Dream 1962 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Portrait of a Mobster 1961 (Movie)

Anthony Parazzo (Actor)

Atlantis, the Lost Continent 1960 (Movie)

Sonoy (Actor)

The Alaskans 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 1960 (Movie)

Chairman (Actor)

Cowboy 1958 (Movie)

Alcaide (Actor)

Day of the Outlaw 1958 (Movie)

Denver (Actor)

Machine Gun Kelly 1958 (Movie)

Harry (Actor)

Teenage Caveman 1958 (Movie)

Villain (Actor)

The Brothers Karamazov 1958 (Movie)

Captain Vrublevski (Actor)

The Jayhawkers 1958 (Movie)

Evans (Actor)

Ride Out For Revenge 1957 (Movie)

Yellow Wolf (Actor)

Run of the Arrow 1957 (Movie)

Red Cloud (Actor)

Santiago 1956 (Movie)

Jingo (Actor)

The Lone Ranger 1956 (Movie)

Red Hawk (Actor)

The Ten Commandments 1956 (Movie)

Abiram (Actor)

Shack Out on 101 1955 (Movie)

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Strange Lady in Town 1955 (Movie)

Hatlo (Actor)

The Man From Laramie 1955 (Movie)

Padre (Actor)

Drum Beat 1954 (Movie)

Modoc Jim (Actor)

Passion 1954 (Movie)

Martinez (Actor)

All the Brothers Were Valiant 1953 (Movie)

Stevenson (Actor)

Arrowhead 1953 (Movie)

Chief Chattez (Actor)

King of the Khyber Rifles 1953 (Movie)

Ali Nur (Actor)

The Desert Song 1952 (Movie)

Mindar (Actor)

Viva Zapata! 1952 (Movie)

Colonel Guajardo (Actor)

Biography

Frank DeKova was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. DeKova began his acting career with roles in such films as the Marlon Brando biographical drama "Viva Zapata!" (1952), the Gig Young drama "Holiday For Sinners" (1952) and "Split Second" (1953). He also appeared in "The Desert Song" (1953) with Kathryn Grayson, "Arrowhead" (1953) and "All the Brothers Were Valiant" (1953). He continued to act in productions like "The Lone Ranger" (1956), "The Ten Commandments" (1956) and the western "Run of the Arrow" (1957) with Rod Steiger. He also appeared in the Rory Calhoun adaptation "Ride Out For Revenge" (1957). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Portrait of a Mobster" (1961), the Elvis Presley comedy adaptation "Follow That Dream" (1962) and the Brian Keith adaptation "Those Calloways" (1964). He also appeared in the drama "The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965) with Max von Sydow and "The Wild Country" (1970) with Steve Forrest. DeKova last acted in the Ron Thompson animated film "American Pop" (1981). DeKova passed away in October 1981 at the age of 71.

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