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Frank Sully

Francis Thomas Sullivan, aka Frank Sully, was an American character actor. Beefy and square-jawed, he was usually cast as rustic types or dumb heavies. He was a regular feature in Three Stooges shorts. Sully started his career as a comedian in vaudeville and appeared on Broadway from the late 1920s. He is known for the films The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The More the Merrier (1943) and Bye Bye Birdie (1963).

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Jun 17, 1908 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Murder at the Vanities 1934-05-18
Latest Project:
Movie Funny Girl 1968-09-19
Known For
Poster of Perry Mason
Poster of Battle of Rogue River
Poster of Pardon My Backfire
Poster of The Grapes of Wrath
Movie Funny Girl Bartender 1968-09-19
Movie Bye Bye Birdie Bartender 1963-04-04
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series Johnny Staccato Unknown 1959-09-10
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie The Female Animal Unknown 1958-01-22
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Series M Squad Unknown 1957-09-20
Movie The Buckskin Lady Jed 1957-07-01
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Movie Rockabilly Baby Bum 1957-10-30
Series Leave It to Beaver Unknown 1957-10-04
Movie Domino Kid Bartender 1957-10-01
Movie So You Want to Be Pretty Harry (uncredited) 1956-03-10
Movie Frontier Gambler Bartender 1956-07-01
Movie The Desperados Are in Town Carl Branch 1956-10-31
Movie You Can't Run Away from It Red 1956-10-30
Movie Jungle Moon Men Max 1955-04-08
Movie Fling in the Ring Big Mike 1955-01-06
Movie The Naked Street Unknown 1955-08-01
Movie Women's Prison Unknown 1955-02-01
Series Navy Log Unknown 1955-09-20
Movie Last of the Desperados Murder Victim Tim (bit) 1955-10-31
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Ain't It Aggravatin' Neighbor (uncredited) 1954-02-06
Movie Battle of Rogue River Pvt. Kohler 1954-06-15
Series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin Unknown 1954-10-15
Movie Silver Lode Paul Herbert, Telegrapher 1954-07-23
Movie Spies and Guys Enemy Soldier (uncredited) 1953-04-04
Movie Take Me to Town Sammy 1953-06-19
Movie Bad for Each Other Tippy Kashko, Townsman 1953-12-24
Movie Northern Patrol Bartender 1953-07-12
Movie Pardon My Backfire Escaped Convict 1953-08-15
Movie A Fool and His Honey Unknown 1952-01-10
Movie Night Stage to Galveston Policeman Kelly 1952-03-18
Series Gang Busters Unknown 1952-03-20
Series Mr. & Mrs. North Unknown 1952-10-03
Movie Young Man with Ideas Salesman (uncredited) 1952-05-02
Movie With a Song in My Heart Soldier 1952-04-03
Movie Rhubarb Big Head Charlie - Bookie (uncredited) 1951-08-29
Movie The Tall Target Telegram Messenger (uncredited) 1951-08-17
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Unknown 1951-04-15
Series I Love Lucy Delivery Man 1951-10-15
Series Dragnet Unknown 1951-12-16
Movie Man in the Saddle Lee Repp 1951-12-02
Movie Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey Looie 1950-02-05
Movie The Good Humor Man Cop (uncredited) 1950-03-24
Movie The Reformer and the Redhead Joe, a Policeman 1950-05-05
Movie Beauty on Parade Murph 1950-05-04
Movie Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance Looie 1950-06-04
Movie Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture Sergeant Matthews 1949-03-02
Movie Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch Looie 1949-08-14
Movie Trapped by Boston Blackie Sgt. Matthews 1948-05-13
Movie Blondie's Reward Officer Carney 1948-06-03
Movie Gun Smugglers Corporal Clancy 1948-12-28
Movie Wild Harvest Nick 1947-09-26
Movie Throw a Saddle on a Star Lawyer 1946-03-14
Movie The Gentleman Misbehaves Taxi Driver 1946-02-28
Movie The Phantom Thief Detective Sergeant Matthews 1946-05-02
Movie One Way to Love Hopkins 1946-01-08
Movie A Close Call for Boston Blackie Sgt. Matthews 1946-01-24
Movie Renegades Link 1946-06-13
Movie Boston Blackie and the Law Sgt. Matthews 1946-12-12
Movie Crime Doctor's Man Hunt Henchman 'Rigger' 1946-10-24
Movie It's Great to Be Young Burkett 1946-09-12
Movie Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion Sgt. Matthews 1945-05-10
Movie Along Came Jones Avery de Longpre 1945-07-19
Movie Boston Blackie's Rendezvous Mathews 1945-07-05
Movie Out of the Depths 'Speed' Brogan 1945-12-27
Movie I Love a Bandleader Dan Benson 1945-09-13
Movie The Ghost That Walks Alone Beppo 1944-02-10
Movie Bachelor Daze Ezra's neighbor 1944-02-17
Movie Two Girls and a Sailor Private Adams 1944-06-14
Movie Secret Command Shawn 1944-07-30
Movie Power of the Press Mack Gibbons (uncredited) 1943-01-29
Movie One Dangerous Night Hertzog - Henchman 1943-01-22
Movie The More the Merrier FBI Agent Pike 1943-03-26
Movie Thousands Cheer Alan 1943-01-01
Movie Murder in Times Square Benny the Baboon 1943-04-01
Movie Dangerous Blondes Detective Joe Henderson 1943-09-23
Movie There's Something About a Soldier Alex Grybinski 1943-11-30
Movie Good Luck, Mr. Yates Joe Briggs 1943-06-29
Movie Two Yanks in Trinidad Mike Paradise 1942-03-26
Movie Rings on Her Fingers Unknown 1942-03-20
Movie Inside the Law Jim Burke 1942-05-08
Movie All Through the Night Spence 1942-01-10
Movie Sleepytime Gal Dimples 1942-03-05
Movie The Daring Young Man Luke 1942-10-08
Movie Lucky Legs Mugg 1942-10-01
Movie My Sister Eileen Jenson 1942-09-24
Movie Parachute Nurse Sgt. Peters 1942-08-06
Movie A Man's World Sammy Collins 1942-09-17
Movie Golden Hoofs Ed Muckle 1941-02-14
Movie A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob Salty 1941-03-14
Movie She Knew All the Answers Cop 1941-05-13
Movie Let's Go Collegiate Hercules 'Herk' Bevans 1941-09-12
Movie The Doctor Takes a Wife Slapcovitch 1940-04-25
Movie Escape to Glory Tommy Malone 1940-05-20
Movie The Grapes of Wrath Noah 1940-03-15
Movie Castle on the Hudson Second Prisoner (uncredited) 1940-02-17
Movie Lillian Russell Hank 1940-05-24
Movie The Fighting 69th Sergeant (uncredited) 1940-01-27
Movie Women Without Names Friendly Motorist 1940-03-14
Movie Dr. Kildare's Crisis John Root 1940-11-29
Movie Spring Parade Bert - Shawl Salesman 1940-09-27
Movie Cross-Country Romance Mike 1940-07-12
Movie City for Conquest Radio Listener (uncredited) 1940-09-21
Movie He Stayed for Breakfast Butcher 1940-08-31
Movie The Return of Frank James Actor 1940-08-10
Movie Young People Jeb 1940-08-30
Movie The Great Man Votes Policeman at Parade 1939-01-13
Movie Sorority House The Caterer 1939-05-05
Movie Some Like It Hot Sailor Burke / The Living Corpse 1939-05-19
Movie Another Thin Man Pete 1939-11-17
Movie Second Fiddle Townsman 1939-06-30
Movie Hold That Co-ed Steve Wurgerski 1938-09-16
Movie Start Cheering Jimmy 1938-03-03
Movie Youth Takes a Fling Jim 1938-09-22
Movie They Gave Him a Gun Comedy Soldier (uncredited) 1937-05-07
Movie The Romance Of Robert Burns Jock Wilson (uncredited) 1937-04-10
Movie Black Legion Truck Driver's Helper (uncredited) 1937-01-30
Movie Captains Courageous Taxi Driver (uncredited) 1937-06-25
Movie Daughter of Shanghai Jake Kelly 1937-12-17
Movie White Bondage Man in Pool Room 1937-08-05
Movie Live, Love and Learn Marine (uncredited) 1937-10-29
Movie Radio Patrol Flynn 1937-10-03
Movie Life Begins in College Football Player 1937-10-01
Movie Fury Dynamiter (uncredited) 1936-06-05
Movie Theodora Goes Wild Clarence (uncredited) 1936-11-12
Movie Rhythm on the Range Splashed Rodeo Cowboy 1936-07-01
Movie Mary Burns, Fugitive Steve 1935-11-15
Movie Murder at the Vanities Chorus Boy (Uncredited) 1934-05-18
Movie Caravan Hungarian Soldier (Uncredited) 1934-12-30