Frank Sully

Frank Sully

Highest Rated: 100% Father's Little Dividend (1951)

Lowest Rated: 20% They Got Me Covered (1943)

Birthday: Jun 17, 1908

Birthplace: Not Available

American character actor Frank Sully worked as a vaudeville and Broadway comedian before drifting into movies in 1935. Often typecast as musclebound, doltish characters, the curly-haired, lantern-jawed Sully was seen in a steady stream of hillbilly, GI and deputy sheriff roles throughout the '40s and '50s. He was prominently cast as Noah in John Ford's memorable drama The Grapes of Wrath (1940), one of the few times he essayed a non-comic role. During the '50s, Sully accepted a number of uncredited roles in such westerns as Silver Lode (1954) and was a member in good standing of the Columbia Pictures 2-reel "stock company," appearing as tough waiters, murderous crooks and jealous boyfriends in several short comedies, including those of the Three Stooges (Fling in the Ring, A Merry Mix-Up etc.) Frank Sully's last screen appearance was a bit as a bartender in Barbra Streisand's Funny Girl (1968).

Highest Rated Movies



89% Bye Bye Birdie Bartender 1963
92% The Last Hurrah Fire Chief 1958
80% Pal Joey Barker 1957
No Score Yet The Buckskin Lady Jed 1957
No Score Yet You Can't Run Away From It Red 1956
No Score Yet The Spoilers Miner 1955
No Score Yet The Naked Street (The Brass Ring) Nutsy 1955
No Score Yet Jungle Moon Men Max 1955
67% The Tender Trap Doorman 1955
No Score Yet The Law vs. Billy the Kid Jack Poe 1954
No Score Yet Silver Lode Paul Herbert 1954
No Score Yet Battle of Rogue River Kohler 1954
No Score Yet Bad for Each Other Tippy Kashdo 1953
No Score Yet Take Me to Town Sammy 1953
No Score Yet Night Stage to Galveston Kelly 1952
86% The Sniper Man 1952
67% With a Song in My Heart Texas 1952
No Score Yet No Room for the Groom Cousin Luke 1952
No Score Yet I Want You Bartender 1951
No Score Yet Man in the Saddle Lee Repp 1951
No Score Yet Let's Make It Legal Laborer 1951
83% The Red Badge of Courage Actor 1951
100% Father's Little Dividend Diaper Man 1951
No Score Yet The People Against O'Hara Fishmonger 1951
No Score Yet Blondie's Hero Mike McClusky 1950
No Score Yet Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture Sgt. Matthews 1949
No Score Yet Gun Smugglers Clancy 1948
No Score Yet Let's Live a Little Artist 1948
No Score Yet Trapped by Boston Blackie Sgt. Matthews 1948
No Score Yet Blondie's Reward Officer Carney 1948
No Score Yet Wild Harvest Nick 1947
No Score Yet Boston Blackie and the Law Sgt. Matthews 1946
No Score Yet Crime Doctor's Man Hunt Actor 1946
No Score Yet The Phantom Thief Sgt. Matthews 1946
No Score Yet A Close Call for Boston Blackie Sgt. Matthews 1946
No Score Yet Talk About a Lady Rocky Jordan 1946
No Score Yet I Love a Bandleader Dan Benson 1945
No Score Yet Along Came Jones Cherry's Brother 1945
No Score Yet Boston Blackie's Rendezvous Mathews 1945
No Score Yet Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion Sgt. Matthews 1945
No Score Yet Secret Command Shawn 1944
No Score Yet Two Girls and a Sailor Pvt. Adams 1944
No Score Yet There's Something About a Soldier Alex Grybinski 1943
No Score Yet Dangerous Blondes Detective Henderson 1943
No Score Yet Thousands Cheer Alan 1943
94% The More the Merrier Pike 1943
20% They Got Me Covered Red 1943
No Score Yet Redhead from Manhattan Actor 1943
No Score Yet Power of the Press Mack Gibson 1943
No Score Yet The Boogie Man Will Get You Officer Starrett 1942
80% My Sister Eileen Jansen, Janitor 1942
No Score Yet Inside the Law Jim Burke 1942
No Score Yet Rings on Her Fingers Cab Driver 1942
93% The Talk of the Town Road Cop 1942
No Score Yet To the Shores of Tripoli Truck Driver 1942
100% All Through the Night Sage 1941
No Score Yet You'll Never Get Rich Robert's Guard 1941
No Score Yet Let's Go Collegiate Hercules 'Herk' Bevans 1941
No Score Yet The Flame of New Orleans Waterfront Waiter 1941
No Score Yet A Girl, a Guy and a Gob Salty 1941
No Score Yet She Knew All the Answers Cop 1941
No Score Yet Dr. Kildare's Crisis John Root 1940
No Score Yet He Stayed for Breakfast Butcher 1940
No Score Yet Young People Jeb 1940
No Score Yet Lillian Russell Hank 1940
No Score Yet The Doctor Takes a Wife Slapcovitch 1940
100% The Grapes of Wrath Noah 1940
60% The Fighting 69th Sergeant 1940
83% The Return of Frank James Pappy the Old Actor 1940
No Score Yet Escape to Glory Tommy Malone 1940
81% Another Thin Man Father 1939
No Score Yet Some Like It Hot (Rhythm Romance) Sailor Burke 1939
No Score Yet Hold That Co-Ed Steve 1938
75% Test Pilot Pilots in Cafe 1938
No Score Yet Daughter of Shanghai Jake Kelly 1937
No Score Yet Live, Love and Learn Marine 1937
94% Captains Courageous Taxi Driver 1937
No Score Yet High, Wide and Handsome Gabby Johnson 1937
No Score Yet Life Begins in College Acting Captain 1937
No Score Yet Theodora Goes Wild Clarence 1936
No Score Yet Poppy Yokel 1936
100% Fury Dynamiter 1936
No Score Yet Small Town Girl (One Horse Town) Bill 1936
82% Follow the Fleet Sailor 1936
No Score Yet Alibi Ike Player 1935
No Score Yet Mary Burns, Fugitive Steve 1935
No Score Yet 365 Nights in Hollywood Iron Worker 1934


No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies
2nd Movie 1966
No Score Yet Leave It to Beaver
Cab Driver Drunk 1963
No Score Yet Maverick
Bartender 1961
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Soda Jerk Desk Clerk 1961
No Score Yet Perry Mason
Cop Delivery Man 1959
No Score Yet The Three Stooges
No Score Yet I Love Lucy
Deliveryman 1952


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