Frank Jenks

Actor, Musician
Frank Jenks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jenks kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and the Fred Astaire musical ... Read more »
Born: 11/04/1902 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

Make Room For Daddy 1953 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

The Amazing Colossal Man 1957 (Movie)

(Actor)

The She-Creature 1956 (Movie)

Plainclothes Sgt. with Lt. James (Actor)

Artists and Models 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Christmas in Connecticut 1945 (Movie)

Sinkewicz (Actor)

G.I. Honeymoon 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Roger Touhy, Gangster 1944 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Navy Comes Through 1941 (Movie)

Sampier (Actor)

Back Street 1940 (Movie)

Harry Niles (Actor)

His Girl Friday 1940 (Movie)

Wilson (Actor)

Tall, Dark and Handsome 1940 (Movie)

Puffy (Actor)

First Love 1938 (Movie)

Mike the Cop (Actor)

100 Men and a Girl 1936 (Movie)

Taxi Driver (Actor)

Swing Time 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

That Girl From Paris 1935 (Movie)

Laughing Boy Frank (Actor)

The Last Outlaw 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Frank Jenks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jenks kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and the Fred Astaire musical "Follow the Fleet" (1936). He also appeared in the Lily Pons musical "That Girl From Paris" (1936), "The Witness Chair" (1936) and "The Last Outlaw" (1936). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the Marlene Dietrich romance "The Flame of New Orleans" (1941), the comedy "Scattergood Meets Broadway" (1941) with Guy Kibbee and the Charles Boyer dramatic adaptation "Back Street" (1941). He also appeared in the comedy "Tall, Dark and Handsome" (1941) with Cesar Romero. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Bedside Manner" (1945), "Zombies on Broadway" (1945) and "The Kid Sister" (1945). He also appeared in "G.I. Honeymoon" (1945) and "The Phantom of 42nd Street" (1945). Jenks more recently acted in the sci-fi picture "The Amazing Colossal Man" (1957) with Glenn Langan. Jenks passed away in May 1962 at the age of 60.

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