Celebrity Photo

Frank Shannon

Highest Rated: 88% Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Lowest Rated: 50% Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Birthday: Jul 27, 1874

Birthplace: Ireland

Frank Shannon was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shannon's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Boomerang Bill" (1922), "Monsieur Beaucaire" (1924) and "The Eagle's Brood" (1935). He also appeared in "Flash Gordon" (1936) with Buster Crabbe, the Fred MacMurray western "The Texas Rangers" (1936) and "Affairs of Cappy Ricks" (1937). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Torchy Blane: The Adventurous Blonde" (1937), "Blondes at Work" (1938) and the Buster Crabbe sci-fi motion picture "Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars" (1938). He also appeared in "Torchy Blane in Panama" (1938), "Torchy Gets Her Man" (1938) and "Torchy Blane in Chinatown" (1939). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Torchy Plays With Dynamite" (1939), "Torchy Runs For Mayor" (1939) and the sci-fi feature "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe" (1940) with Buster Crabbe. He also appeared in "The Return of Frank James" (1940) with Henry Fonda and "The Phantom" (1944). Shannon more recently acted in the mystery "Crack-Up" (1946) with Pat O'Brien. Shannon passed away in February 1959 at the age of 85.

Highest rated movies

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
The Return of Frank James
The Texas Rangers
Rasputin and the Empress

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Rangers Ranger Captain McDowell (Character) - 1941
83% 48% The Return of Frank James Sheriff (Character) - 1940
88% 57% Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe Dr. Zarkov (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Torchy Blane Runs for Mayor Captain McTavish (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Torchy Plays With Dynamite Inspector McTavish (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blondes at Work Capt. McTavish (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Torchy Gets Her Man Police Captain McTavish (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mars Attacks the World Dr. Alexis Zarkov (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 39% The Deadly Ray From Mars Dr. Zarkov (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 11% Cocaine Fiends Mr. Farley (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Gold Dan O'Reilly (Character) - 1936
79% 72% The Texas Rangers Capt. Stafford (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 47% Flash Gordon Dr. Alexis Zarkov (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Perfect Set-Up Detective Hewitt (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eagle's Brood Henchman Mike (Character) - 1935
50% 54% Rasputin and the Empress Staff General (uncredited) (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bride's Play Sir John Mansfield (Character) - 1922
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boomerang Bill Terrence O'Malley (Character) - 1922

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 60% The Phantom Prof. Davidson (Character) 1943