Frankie Thomas

Frankie Thomas got his start in the world of acting at the ripe age of 13. Thomas's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Wednesday's Child" (1934), "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937) and the ... Read more »
Born: 04/09/1921

Filmography

Actor (6)

A Woman to Remember 1948 - 1949 (TV Show)

Actor

The Major and the Minor 1941 (Movie)

Cadet Osborne (Actor)

Angels Wash Their Faces 1939 (Movie)

Gabe (Actor)

Invisible Stripes 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nancy Drew - Reporter 1938 (Movie)

Ted Nickerson (Actor)

Boys Town 1937 (Movie)

Freddie Fuller (Actor)

Biography

Frankie Thomas got his start in the world of acting at the ripe age of 13. Thomas's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Wednesday's Child" (1934), "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937) and the Spencer Tracy drama "Boys Town" (1938). He also appeared in the Mischa Auer comedy "Little Tough Guys in Society" (1938) and the Bonita Granville mystery "Nancy Drew - Detective" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Ann Sheridan crime picture "Angels Wash Their Faces" (1939), "Code of the Streets" (1939) and "Nancy Drew - Reporter" (1939). He also appeared in the crime flick "Invisible Stripes" (1940) with George Raft. In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the biographical drama "One Foot in Heaven" (1941) with Fredric March, the drama "Always in My Heart" (1942) with Kay Francis and the comedic adaptation "The Major and the Minor" (1942) with Ginger Rogers. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "A Woman to Remember" (DuMont TV, 1948-49). Thomas last acted on "First Love" (NBC, 1953-56). Thomas passed away in May 2006 at the age of 85.

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