Frank Fenton

Highest Rated: 100% A Foreign Affair (1948)
Birthday: Feb 13, 1903
Birthplace: Not Available
Georgetown University graduate Frank Fenton established himself as an actor on the New York and London stage. Fenton's Broadway credits include Susan and God and Philadelphia Story; he also toured extensively with Katherine Cornell. He launched his film career as a screenwriter at Fox Studios in 1935, spending two decades contributing to the scripts of such major productions as Out of the Past (1947) and The Wings of Eagles (1957). His first screen-acting assignment was as seedy burlesque tenor (and erstwhile murder suspect) Russell Rogers in Lady of Burlesque (1943). Fenton's movie roles ranged from a secondary villain for Laurel and Hardy (1944's The Big Noise) to a take-charge military officer for director Billy Wilder (1947's A Foreign Affair). Frank Fenton enjoyed a rare starring role in PRC's Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943), in which he and John Carradine were somewhat incongruously cast as virile deep-sea divers.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Something for a Lonely Man Screenwriter 1968
No Score Yet The Jayhawkers Screenwriter 1959
No Score Yet The Wings of Eagles Screenwriter 1957
No Score Yet Gun the Man Down Actor 1956
No Score Yet These Wilder Years Screenwriter 1956
No Score Yet The Naked Hills Harold 1956
No Score Yet Untamed Screenwriter 1955
80% Garden of Evil Screenwriter 1954
57% River of No Return Screenwriter 1954
No Score Yet Escape From Fort Bravo Screenwriter 1953
No Score Yet Vicki Eric 1953
No Score Yet Island in the Sky Capt. Turner 1953
No Score Yet The Man with a Cloak Screenwriter 1952
No Score Yet The Wild North Screenwriter 1952
No Score Yet His Kind of Woman Screenwriter 1951
No Score Yet Walk Softly, Stranger Screenwriter 1950
No Score Yet Wyoming Mail Gilson 1950
No Score Yet Trigger Jr. Sheriff 1950
No Score Yet The Lawless Mr. Prentis 1950
No Score Yet Malaya Screenwriter 1949
No Score Yet The Doolins of Oklahoma Red Buck 1949
No Score Yet The Clay Pigeon Lt. Cmdr. Prentice 1949
No Score Yet The Golden Stallion Sheriff 1949
No Score Yet Mexican Hayride Gus Adamson 1948
No Score Yet Station West Screenwriter 1948
No Score Yet Bodyguard Lt. Borden 1948
100% A Foreign Affair Major 1948
No Score Yet Night Song Screenwriter 1948
50% Magic Town Birch 1947
No Score Yet Lady Luck Screenwriter 1946
No Score Yet Swamp Fire Capt. Pete Dailey 1946
No Score Yet If I'm Lucky Dwyer 1946
80% Getting Gertie's Garter Winters 1945
No Score Yet The Big Noise Charlton 1944
No Score Yet Rosie the Riveter Wayne Calhoun 1944
No Score Yet Buffalo Bill Murdo Carvell 1944
No Score Yet Claudia Hartley 1943
No Score Yet Monsoon Burke 1943
No Score Yet The Sky's the Limit Screenwriter 1943
60% Lady of Burlesque Russell Rogers 1943
20% They Got Me Covered Screenwriter 1943
No Score Yet Minesweeper Lt. Gilpin 1943
No Score Yet The Falcon Takes Over Screenwriter 1942
No Score Yet The Navy Comes Through Hodum 1942
No Score Yet The Saint Takes Over Screenwriter 1940
No Score Yet The Saint in London Screenwriter 1939
No Score Yet Step Lively, Jeeves Screenwriter 1937


No Score Yet The Adventures of Superman
Mortimer Vanderlip
  • 1957


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