Frank Wilcox

Birthday: Mar 13, 1907
Birthplace: Not Available
American actor Frank Wilcox had intended to follow his father's footsteps in the medical profession, but financial and personal circumstances dictated a redirection of goals. He joined the Resident Theater in Kansas City in the late '20s, spending several seasons in leading man roles. In 1934, Wilcox visited his father in California, and there he became involved with further stage work, first with his own acting troupe and then with the Pasadena Playhouse. Shortly afterward, Wilcox was signed to a contract at Warner Bros., where he spent the next few years in a wide range of character parts, often cast as crooked bankers, shifty attorneys, and that old standy, the Fellow Who Doesn't Get the Girl. Historian Leslie Haliwell has suggested that Wilcox often played multiple roles in these Warners films, though existing records don't bear this out. Frank Wilcox was still working into the 1960s; his most popular latter-day role was as Mr. Brewster, the charming banker who woos and wins Cousin Pearl Bodine (Bea Benaderet) during the inaugural 1962-1963 season of TV's The Beverly Hillbillies.

Highest Rated Movies



0% The $1,000,000 Duck Bank Manager 1971
60% A Majority of One Noah Putnam 1961
67% Please Don't Eat the Daisies Interviewer 1960
99% North by Northwest Weltner 1959
No Score Yet Go, Johnny, Go! Mr. Arnold 1959
No Score Yet Man from God's Country Beau Santee 1958
78% Pal Joey Col. Langley 1957
No Score Yet Beginning of the End Gen. Short 1957
No Score Yet Dance With Me, Henry! Father Mullahy 1956
No Score Yet 7th Cavalry Maj. Reno 1956
97% The Ten Commandments Wazir 1956
No Score Yet The First Traveling Saleslady Marshall Duncan 1956
71% Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Alfred Cassidy 1956
75% The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Dr. Pearce 1956
No Score Yet Never Say Goodbye Dr. Barnes 1956
No Score Yet Hollywood or Bust Director 1956
No Score Yet Trial Lawyer No. 2 1955
100% The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Officer Tom 1955
No Score Yet Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Snavely 1955
No Score Yet The Black Dakotas Zachary Paige 1954
No Score Yet Those Redheads from Seattle Vance Edmonds 1953
No Score Yet The Story of Three Loves Ship's Officer 1953
No Score Yet The Mississippi Gambler Judge 1953
No Score Yet Pony Express Walstrom 1953
57% Ruby Gentry Clyde Pratt 1952
No Score Yet Scaramouche DeCrillion 1952
No Score Yet The Half-Breed Sands 1952
No Score Yet Flesh and Fury Businessman 1952
45% The Greatest Show on Earth Circus Doctor 1952
No Score Yet Trail Guide Regan 1952
No Score Yet Carrie Maitre 'D 1952
No Score Yet Go for Broke! General 1951
89% Show Boat Mark Hallson 1951
No Score Yet Chain Gang Lloyd Killgallen 1950
No Score Yet Mister 880 Mr. Beddington 1950
No Score Yet The Fuller Brush Girl Roberts 1950
No Score Yet Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Doctor 1950
No Score Yet Key to the City Councilman 1950
No Score Yet Blondie's Hero Capt. Masters 1950
97% All the King's Men Man 1949
57% Samson and Delilah Lord of Ekron 1949
No Score Yet Masked Raiders Corthell 1949
No Score Yet The Mysterious Desperado Stevens 1949
83% The Fountainhead Gordon Prescott 1949
No Score Yet The Clay Pigeon Hospital Doctor 1949
No Score Yet Slightly French Starr 1949
No Score Yet Let's Live a Little Salesman 1948
No Score Yet The Miracle of the Bells Dr. Jennings 1948
No Score Yet The Voice of the Turtle Stanley Blake 1947
94% Out of the Past Sheriff Douglas 1947
No Score Yet Her Husband's Affairs Floorwalker 1947
78% Gentleman's Agreement Harry 1947
No Score Yet Cass Timberlane Gregg Marl 1947
80% Unconquered Richard Henry Lee 1947
No Score Yet Something in the Wind Masterson 1947
No Score Yet High Barbaree Copilot 1947
67% Dead Reckoning Desk Clerk 1947
No Score Yet Blondie's Anniversary Carter 1947
No Score Yet Without Reservations Jack 1946
75% Cloak and Dagger American Officer 1946
No Score Yet The Devil's Mask Prof. Arthur Logan 1946
No Score Yet Strange Triangle (Strange Alibi) Lawyer 1946
No Score Yet Night Editor (The Trespasser) Douglas Loring 1946
97% Notorious FBI Man 1946
No Score Yet Conflict Robert Freston 1945
No Score Yet Four Jills in a Jeep Officer 1944
No Score Yet In the Meantime, Darling Capt. MacAndrews 1944
No Score Yet Follow the Boys Army Doctor 1944
No Score Yet The Story of Dr. Wassell Captain's Aide for Evacuation 1944
No Score Yet The North Star (Armored Attack) Petrov 1943
No Score Yet Edge of Darkness Jensen 1943
No Score Yet The Hidden Hand Dr. Lawrence Channing 1942
No Score Yet Escape From Crime Cornell 1942
No Score Yet Juke Girl Truck Driver 1942
No Score Yet Lady Gangster Kenneth Phillips 1942
No Score Yet Across the Pacific Capt. Morrison 1942
85% Sergeant York Sergeant 1941
No Score Yet Affectionately Yours Tom 1941
No Score Yet The Wagons Roll At Night Tex 1941
No Score Yet Knockout Denning 1941
No Score Yet Footsteps in the Dark Harrow 1941
No Score Yet Knockout Denning 1941
No Score Yet The Tanks Are Coming Actor 1941
82% They Died With Their Boots On Capt. Webb 1941
No Score Yet Lady with Red Hair Mr. Lynn 1940
96% They Drive by Night Reporter 1940
100% The Sea Hawk Martin Barrett, a Galley Slave 1940
No Score Yet Murder in the Air Jerry the Hotel Clerk 1940
No Score Yet 'Til We Meet Again Assistant Purser 1940
No Score Yet The Fighting 69th Lt. Norman 1940
No Score Yet Santa Fe Trail James Longstreet 1940
No Score Yet Virginia City Union Soldier 1940
No Score Yet River's End Constable Kentish 1940
100% The Roaring Twenties Actor 1939


No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies
Brewster Mr. Brewster John Brewster
  • 1970
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1962
No Score Yet Ironside
Dr. Franklin Marton
  • 1969
93% Batman
  • 1966
83% The Munsters
  • 1964
No Score Yet Rawhide
Draper Agee Cox
  • 1962
  • 1961
No Score Yet Leave It to Beaver
District Court Judge Mr. Farmer Dr. Harrison
  • 1962
  • 1959
  • 1958
No Score Yet Maverick
Chief Rawfins
  • 1960
No Score Yet I Love Lucy
Joe Spaulding
  • 1957


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