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 Frankie Darro

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Frankie Darro

  • Original Name Frank Johnson
  • Birth 22 Dec 1918 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1976 Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 6274585

Actor. Born Frank Johnson in Chicago, Illinois, he began his career as a child actor in silent films and progressed to leading roles. He appeared in his first film at age six and due to his small size and youthful appearance, he played teenagers well into his 20s. A very physical performer, he often did his own stunts and was an accomplished horseman. His more then a 150 film credits include "Roaring Rails" (1924), "The Circus Kid" (1928), "Broadway Bill" (1934), "Born to Fight" (1936), "The Lawless Rider" (1954) and "Operation Petticoat" (1959). For television, he appeared on "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Perry Mason", "Bat Masterson", "The Red Skelton Hour", "Batman" and many more.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 20 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6274585
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frankie Darro (22 Dec 1918–25 Dec 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6274585, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.