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Frank Alexander
Birth: May 25, 1879
Olympia
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1937
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. A figure from the silent motion picture era, he weighed well over 300 pounds during his film career, and had the nicknamed of "Tiny". A stage driver prior to putting on weight and going to Hollywood, California, he became a member of comedian Larry Semon's stock company. He appeared in a number of motion picture comedies before ending his relationship with Semon after playing ‘Dorothy's' father in 1925's "Wizard of Oz." At one time publicized as one of the three fattest men on the screen, he then appeared in a number of films for Joseph P. Kennedy's "Film Booking Office." In 1928 his career dwindled, reducing him to playing supporting roles for director Hal Roach. When sound came into the motion picture industry, his career was virtually finished, and his last parts were a number of bit roles for Universal RKO Pictures, with his last role being unaccredited in the film "The Barber Shop" starring W.C. Fields(bio by: TLS) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 2, #10 [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Jan 05, 2000
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DEAR FRANK,MERRY CHRISTMAS!YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MY "UNCLE HENRY"!THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT!YOU ARE A DELIGHT AND SPECIAL!
- EUGENE
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
DEAR FRANK I HAVE LOVED "THE WIZARD OF OZ "FOR ABOUT 24 YEARS!I LOVED YOU AS "UNCLE HENRY"!THEN I SAW YOU IN "THE PERFECT CLOWN" AND A BIT MORE OF YOUR SCREEN WORK.I PLAN TO SEE MORE!BUT FIRST AND FOREMOST YOU WILL BE "UNCLE HENRY" TO ME!THANK YOU FRANK Y...(Read more)
- EUGENE
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014

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 Added: Oct. 27, 2014
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