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Frank McGlynn Sr.

Gaunt-looking American character actor Frank McGlynn Sr. is best remembered for his many portrayals in 1930s and 1940s historical films of US President Abraham Lincoln. McGlynn began performing on stage in 1896. Prior to that, he had been a practicing lawyer, a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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Oct 26, 1866 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie By Fire and Water 1913-08-08
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood Barn Dance 1947-06-21
Known For
Poster of Sergeant York
Poster of The Great Barrier
Poster of Search for Beauty
Poster of The ABC of Love
Movie Hollywood Barn Dance Hiram Tubb 1947-06-21
Movie Delinquent Daughters Judge Craig 1944-07-15
Movie In Old California Undetermined Minor Role 1942-05-31
Movie March On, America! Abraham Lincoln (archive footage) (uncredited) 1942-06-20
Movie A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob Panky Pankington 1941-03-14
Movie Sergeant York Mountaineer (uncredited) 1941-09-27
Movie Three Girls About Town Josephus Wiegal, senior mortician 1941-10-23
Movie Marry the Boss's Daughter Hoffman 1941-11-28
Movie Hi-Yo Silver Abraham Lincoln 1940-04-10
Movie Boom Town Deacon 1940-08-30
Movie Third Finger, Left Hand Judge Holman (uncredited) 1940-10-11
Movie Lincoln in the White House Abraham Lincoln 1939-02-11
Movie Love Affair Orphanage Superintendent (uncredited) 1939-04-07
Movie The Mad Empress President Abraham Lincoln 1939-12-16
Movie Second Fiddle Lincolnesque Actor 1939-06-30
Movie The Lone Ranger Abraham Lincoln 1938-02-13
Movie The Girl of the Golden West Pete - Gambler 1938-03-18
Movie Joaquin Murrieta Justice of the Peace (uncredited) 1938-06-11
Movie Strange Glory Abraham Lincoln 1938-07-01
Movie The Great Barrier Sir John Macdonald - Prime Minister of Canada 1937-01-02
Movie Sing and Be Happy Sheriff 1937-06-25
Movie Wells Fargo Lincoln 1937-12-31
Movie Broadway Melody of 1938 Boarding House Resident (uncredited) 1937-08-20
Movie Western Gold Abraham Lincoln 1937-08-27
Movie For the Service Jim, a Scout 1936-06-01
Movie The Prisoner of Shark Island Abraham Lincoln 1936-02-12
Movie These Three Judge (uncredited) 1936-03-18
Movie The Last of the Mohicans Gamut 1936-07-02
Movie North of Nome U. S. Marshal 1936-11-14
Movie The Plainsman Abraham Lincoln 1936-11-16
Movie It's A Small World Snake Brown Jr. 1935-04-12
Movie Folies Bergère de Paris Joseph 1935-02-22
Movie The Roaring West Jinglebob Morgan 1935-07-08
Movie Outlawed Guns Jingle 1935-07-29
Movie The Littlest Rebel President Abraham Lincoln 1935-12-27
Movie Captain Blood Reverend Ogle 1935-12-26
Movie Massacre Missionary 1934-01-20
Movie Little Miss Marker Doc Chesley 1934-06-01
Movie Search for Beauty Rev. Rankin 1934-02-02
Movie Unknown Valley Head Elder 1933-05-05
Movie Charlie Chan's Greatest Case Amos Winterslip 1933-09-14
Movie The Wet Parade Food Control Speaker (uncredited) 1932-03-26
Movie The Secret Six Judge 1931-04-18
Movie Huckleberry Finn Second teacher (uncredited) 1931-08-07
Movie Good News Professor Kenyon 1930-08-22
Movie Min and Bill Mr. Southard 1930-11-29
Movie The ABC of Love The Innkeeper 1919-12-14
Movie The Poor Little Rich Girl The Plumber 1917-03-05
Movie The Life of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln 1915-02-26
Movie Across the Great Divide The Bandit 1915-09-03
Movie Vanity Fair Captain William Dobbin 1915-10-05
Movie By Fire and Water Unknown 1913-08-08
Movie Alexia's Strategy Usakoff (as Frank McGlynn) 1913-12-06