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Frank Collison

Frank trained at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, earned his BA in theatre at San Francisco State University, helped establish a summer theatre company in the Sierra Nevadas then went on to earn an MFA in acting at UC San Diego. Before Frank began his professional career in acting, he worked as a forest fire fighter, diaper service dispatcher and substitute teacher. Appearing in over 150 productions, Frank has worked off Broadway and in regional theaters in Boston, Denver and California. His theatrical roles have ranged from "Puck" in Midsummer's Nights Dream to "Miss Havisham" in Great Expectations to "Jacob Marley" in Christmas Carol. Frank is a founding member of Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, California, which has won over 25 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards. Frank began his film and television career when he moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He is perhaps best known as "Horace Bing," the hapless telegraph operator on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) and "Wash Hogwallop" in "O Brother Where Art Thou?


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Born:
Feb 14, 1950 In Evanston, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
47
First Appeared:
In the movie Grunt! The Wrestling Movie 1985-11-07
Latest Project:
Series Momma Named Me Sheriff 2019-11-18
Known For
Poster of The Happening
Poster of The Village
Poster of O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Poster of Lifetime Contract
Filmography
Series Momma Named Me Sheriff Grandpa (voice) 2019-11-18
Series 9-1-1 Sam 2018-01-03
Movie You're Gonna Miss Me Linus Duckworth 2017-06-06
Movie Buckshot Nickel 2017-10-06
Movie The Hero Man in Dream 2017-06-09
Movie The 4th Creepy Party Crasher 2016-01-23
Movie Pee-wee's Big Holiday Clay 2016-03-15
Movie L.A. Slasher Killers Anonymous Leader 2015-06-12
Movie Grandma Mike 2015-06-04
Series Mr. Pickles Grandpa (voice) 2014-09-21
Movie Pirate's Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson Admiral Ironsides 2014-10-16
Movie Hitchcock Henry Gein 2012-11-22
Series Good Luck Charlie Vern 2010-04-04
Movie Hesher Funeral Director 2010-01-22
Series JONAS L.A. Larry 2009-05-02
Movie The Happening Nursery Owner 2008-06-11
Movie Voodoo Moon Mac 2006-06-04
Movie Hidalgo Texas Jack 2004-02-04
Movie The Whole Ten Yards Strabo 2004-04-07
Movie Suspect Zero Piper 2004-08-27
Movie The Village Victor 2004-07-30
Movie Hope Springs Mr. Fisher 2003-05-09
Series Carnivàle Unknown 2003-09-14
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Camouflage Skinny Cop - Tommy 2001-01-09
Movie A Crack in the Floor Turner 2001-04-24
Movie K-PAX Screaming Man (uncredited) 2001-10-22
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Washington B. 'Wash' Hogwallop 2000-08-30
Movie Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie Horace Bing 1999-05-22
Movie Buddy Zoo Keeper 1997-06-06
Series 7th Heaven Fred Moon 1996-08-26
Movie S.F.W. Distressed Witness 1994-09-15
Movie It Runs in the Family Floyd Bumpus 1994-09-23
Series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Horace Bing 1993-01-01
Movie Keep the Change Darryl Burke 1992-06-09
Movie Diggstown Prison Guard 1992-08-14
Movie Dollman Sprug 1991-11-27
Movie The Last Boy Scout Pablo 1991-12-11
Series Twin Peaks Muddy 1990-04-08
Movie Wild at Heart Timmy Thompson 1990-08-17
Movie The Blob Hobbe 1988-08-05
Movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Billy 1988-09-30
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Gul Dolak 1987-09-28
Movie Amazon Women on the Moon Grizzled Pirate 1987-09-18
Movie Lifetime Contract Shrink 1986-10-03
Movie Wired to Kill Sly 1986-11-14
Movie Grunt! The Wrestling Movie Charlie Stroll 1985-11-07