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Frank Faylen (1905–1985)

American character actor who specialized in average-guy parts and who could be equally effective in sympathetic or unlikeable roles. His parents, the vaudeville team of Ruf and Cusik, took him onstage with them when he was a baby, and Faylen grew up in the theatre. He attended St. Joseph's Preparatory College in Kirkwood, Missouri, but returned to ... See full bio »

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Unsold pilot: Co-starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Donald O'Connor Show" in which Donald O'Connor played a scientist who worked with ferocious-looking but tame animals like Fluffy the Lion.


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Father of actress Carol Faylen and Catherine Faylen. See more »

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