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Ronald Frankau (1894–1951)

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

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 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- 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?
Drunk
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
George Hollis
 1932 The Other Mrs. Phipps (Short)
Auctioneer
 1931 Potiphar's Wife
Major Tony Barlow
 1931 Let's Love and Laugh
Father
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 1934 Radio Parade of 1935 (performer: "Signature Tune", "Oriental", "Let's Go Wild") / (writer: "Signature Tune", "Oriental", "Let's Go Wild")
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 1942 Much Too Shy
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 1937-1946 Variety (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 November 1946 (1946) ... Himself
- Episode dated 6 January 1937 (1937) ... Himself
 1938 Queue for Song (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 8 February 1938 (1938) ... Himself
 1937 Cabaret (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 30 January 1937 (1937) ... Himself
 1934 Radio Parade of 1935
Himself
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 1977 To See Such Fun (Documentary)
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Other Works:

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.

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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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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