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Frank Alten (1907–1988)

Frank Alten was born on July 5, 1907 in Vienna, Austria as Franz Altenburg. He was an actor, known for Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945), Escape to Glory (1940) and The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (1945). He died on July 16, 1988 in Portland, Oregon, USA. See full bio »


(age 81) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Known For

Manhunt of Mystery Island
Escape to Glory
Escape to Glory Submarine Radio Operator


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 1979 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
- The King Is Dead (1979) ... Swamper (as Frank X. Alten)
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Acoustics (1956)
 1951 Government Agents vs Phantom Legion
Casey--Janitor [Ch. 10] (uncredited)
 1951 The Pride of Maryland
Stablehand (uncredited)
 1950 California Passage
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue
Karl Müller (uncredited)
 1949 Rope of Sand
Carl - Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1948 Berlin Express
German Steward (uncredited)
 1945 The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (Short)
Bald Juror
 1945 Manhunt of Mystery Island
John Raymond
 1945 Hotel Berlin
Floor Warden (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
von Seisser (uncredited)
 1943 The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler
Waiter (uncredited)
 1943 Hostages
Coroner (uncredited)
 1943 Secret Service in Darkest Africa
Schloss [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
German (uncredited)
 1943 This Land Is Mine
Captain Schwartz (uncredited)
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Official Saying 'Spontaneity' (uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
German Orderly (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Captain of Guard, Headquarters [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.
Arno Draga (uncredited)
 1940 Escape to Glory
Submarine Radio Operator (as Franz von Altenberger)
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Frank X. Alten | Franz von Altenberger

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