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Frank Jenks

  • Birth 4 Nov 1902 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 13 May 1962 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Siesta Plot, Lot 257, Grave B
  • Memorial ID 8252126

Character Actor and Musician. He made more than 130 movies, including the classic comedy "His Girl Friday" (1940) as a newspaper reporter and as a singing cabdriver in "100 Men and a Girl" with Deanna Durbin. He appeared playing his trombone in "The Big Broadcast of 1937." He also worked in "Letter of Introduction" (1938), "Golden Boy" (1939), "Follow the Boys" (1944), "Two Girls and a Sailor" (1944) and "Christmas in Connecticut" (1945). In TV series, he appeared in shows as "Perry Mason," "The Cisco Kid, "Superman" and had a starring role in the 1953 series "Colonel Flack." He died in Hollywood of throat cancer.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8252126
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Jenks (4 Nov 1902–13 May 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8252126, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .