Frankie Thomas


Frankie Thomas

Original Name Frank M. Thomas, Jr.
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 11 May 2006 (aged 85)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Churchyard section, Map #B31, Lot 1756, Single Ground Interment Space 3
Memorial ID 14310694 View Source
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Actor. Frank "Frankie" Thomas was the star of the television series "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet." A former Warner's contract player, he appeared in movies such as "Boys Town" with Mickey Rooney and Spencer Tracy and in "Angels Wash Their Faces" with Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan. He also appeared in all four of the "Nancy Drew" serials with Bonita Granville. But Frank's favorite was the "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet" television series, which ran for five years from 1950-1955. Frank retired from acting but worked in Hollywood as a writer for television and radio. He also became a bridge instructor and also wrote mystery novels, including "Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders." He also appeared at conventions as Tom Corbett. Frank was reportedly buried in his Tom Corbett uniform.

Bio by: Karen McHale


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  • Originally Created by: Karen McHale
  • Added: 17 May 2006
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