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Ronald Frankau (1894–1951)

Ronald Frankau was born on February 22, 1894 in London, England as Ronald Hugh Wyndham Frankau. He was an actor, known for The Skin Game (1931), Dual Alibi (1947) and Potiphar's Wife (1931). He was married to Renee Roberts, Cynthia Robins and Hilda Priest. He died on September 11, 1951 in Eastbourne, England. See full bio »

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The Skin Game
The Skin Game Auctioneer
Dual Alibi
Dual Alibi Vincent Barney
Potiphar's Wife
Potiphar's Wife Major Tony Barlow
What Do We Do Now?


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 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Skin Game (1951) ... Auctioneer
 1947 The Ghosts of Berkeley Square
Tex B. Farnum
 1947 Dual Alibi
Vincent Barney
 1946 Wot! No Gangsters? (Short)
 1945 What Do We Do Now?
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
George Hollis
 1936 International Revue (Short)
 1932 The Other Mrs. Phipps (Short)
 1931 Potiphar's Wife
Major Tony Barlow
 1931 Let's Love and Laugh
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He performed in Parsons, Fase, and Brooks' revue, "Sauce Tartare," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Joan Heal, Claude Hulbert, and Jessie Matthews in the cast.

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British comic actor of the 1930's and 40's, who began in cabaret and came to fame as performer of bawdy jokes and songs, some of which were banned. In 1932 alone, he sold over 100,000 records. In 1934, he formed a comedic partnership with Tommy Handley, billed as 'Murgatroyd and Winterbottom'. See more »

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