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Tony Frank (I) (1943–2000)

Tony Frank was born on December 9, 1943 in Nacogdoches, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Lone Star (1996), Rush (1991) and Talk Radio (1988). He was married to Katherine Swango. He died on April 18, 2000 in Houston, Texas. See full bio »


(age 56) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Lone Star
Lone Star Fenton
Rush Nettle
Talk Radio
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 2002 Cottonmouth
Judge Voss
 2001 On the Borderline
 1999 Varsity Blues
 1998 To Live Again (TV Movie)
Store Clerk
 1998 The Con (TV Movie)
Edgar Wallace
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
 1996 The Secret She Carried (TV Movie)
Guy in Bar
 1996 Two Mothers for Zachary (TV Movie)
Ben Delaney
 1996 Lone Star
 1996 The Road to Galveston (TV Movie)
 1995 Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series)
Sheriff Bob Jekyll
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Sheriff Bob Jekyll
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Sheriff Bob Jekyll
 1995 The Unspoken Truth (TV Movie)
Greg Thorpe
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Harland Rogers
- Branded (1994) ... Harland Rogers
 1994 The Substitute Wife (TV Movie)
Major Willows
 1994 Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Keyes
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Keyes
 1993 A Perfect World
Arch Andrews, Farm Owner
 1993 The Fire Next Time (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Bed of Lies (TV Movie)
Sheriff Eckols
 1991 Rush
 1991 Convicts
 1991 Wild Texas Wind (TV Movie)
District Attorney
 1991 Final Verdict (TV Movie)
C.C. McComas
 1991 A Climate for Killing
Sheriff Elmer Waters
 1991 In Broad Daylight (TV Movie)
Sheriff Phil Lewis
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Mr. Wilson - Georgia
 1989 Night Game
Alex Lynch
 1989 UHF
Teri's Father
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
Sam Kimball
- Kennonite (1989) ... Sam Kimball
 1989 The Fulfillment of Mary Gray (TV Movie)
Uncle Garner
 1988 Talk Radio
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Joe Bob
 1987 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
- Fog Bound (1987) ... Arthur
 1987 Extreme Prejudice
Clarence King
 1987 The Abduction of Kari Swenson (TV Movie)
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Eugene Lavanchy
- Beef Jerky (1987) ... Eugene Lavanchy
 1987 LBJ: The Early Years (TV Movie)
 1986 MacGyver (TV Series)
Front Desk Clerk
- Three for the Road (1986) ... Front Desk Clerk
 1986 Dalton: Code of Vengeance II (TV Movie)
Tommy Honus
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Salem Jones
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Salem Jones
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Salem Jones
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Salem Jones
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Cowboy #1
- Big Daddy (1986) ... Cowboy #1
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Sgt. Joe Hawkins
- Slum Enchanted Evening (1986) ... Sgt. Joe Hawkins
 1986 Thompson's Last Run (TV Movie)
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Salem Jones
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Salem Jones
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Salem Jones
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Salem Jones
 1985 Sweet Dreams
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Sheriff Noakes (segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
- Pilot (1985) ... Sheriff Noakes (segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
 1985 Hail to the Chief (TV Series)
Texan #1
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Texan #1
 1985 Alamo Bay
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Clint Overton
- Springtime for Steele (1985) ... Clint Overton
 1985 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- Out of the Past (1985) ... Attendant
 1984 The River Rat
 1983 Adam (TV Movie)
Lt. Richard Hynds
 1982 Liar's Moon
Dr. Elton Black
 1981 Broken Promise (TV Movie)
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
 1979 North Dallas Forty
 1979 The Bermuda Triangle (Documentary)
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
- Reunion: Part 1 (1978) ... Pete
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Played Salem Jones in "North and South" and "North and South: Book II," but then played a different character named Keyes in "North and South: Book III."

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