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Frank Inn (1916–2002)

Frank Inn was a legendary animal trainer whose menagerie won a total of 40 Patsy Awards, the animal kingdom's equivalent of the Oscar. The Patsy Award is given out by the American Humane Association's Hollywood branch and stands for Picture Animal Top Star of the Year. It was first given out in 1951, to Francis the Talking Mule. Frank Inn's ... See full bio »

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(age 86) in Saugus, California, USA

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 1996 Kansas City (doberman supplier)
 1992 Indecency (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1988 You Can't Hurry Love (dog trainer)
 1984 Fleshburn (animal trainer)
 1982 Class Reunion (animal provider)
 1981 Benji Takes a Dive at Marineland (TV Short) (dog trainer)
 1980 Oh Heavenly Dog (dog trainer)
 1978 Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (TV Short) (provider: Benji)
 1973 The Daring Dobermans (head trainer)
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1971 Mooch Goes to Hollywood (TV Movie) (animal owner) / (animal trainer)
  My Three Sons (TV Series) (animal trainer - 15 episodes, 1968 - 1971) (animal supplier - 5 episodes, 1965 - 1969)
- Katie's Career (1971) ... (animal trainer)
- Four for the Road (1971) ... (animal trainer)
- Debbie (1971) ... (animal trainer)
- Robbie's Honey (1971) ... (animal trainer)
- Love Thy Neighbor (1970) ... (animal trainer)
 1971 Black Noon (TV Movie) (cat handler - uncredited)
  Green Acres (TV Series) (animals trained by - 113 episodes, 1965 - 1971) (animal trainer - 38 episodes, 1965 - 1970) (animals furnished by - 7 episodes, 1965) (animal furnisher - 4 episodes, 1965)
- The Ex-Secretary (1971) ... (animals trained by)
- Lisa the Psychologist (1971) ... (animals trained by)
- The Hole in the Porch (1971) ... (animals trained by)
- King Oliver I (1971) ... (animals trained by)
- Son of Drobny (1971) ... (animals trained by)
 1963-1971 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series) (animals furnished by - 228 episodes)
- Jethro Returns (1971) ... (animals furnished by)
- The Clampetts Meet Robert Audubon Getty Crockett (1971) ... (animals furnished by)
- Love Finds Jane Hathaway (1971) ... (animals furnished by)
- Elly, the Secretary (1971) ... (animals furnished by)
- Elly, the Working Girl (1971) ... (animals furnished by)
 1970 Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (TV Series) (animal supplier - 1 episode)
  Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (animal trainer - 171 episodes, 1964 - 1970) (animals furnished by - 13 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (animals - 3 episodes, 1965)
- Betty Jo's Business (1970) ... (animal trainer)
- No, No, You Can't Take Her Away (1970) ... (animal trainer)
- Love Rears Its Ugly Head (1970) ... (animal trainer)
- Last Train to Pixley (1970) ... (animal trainer)
- Whiplash, Whiplash (1970) ... (animal trainer)
 1964 The Addams Family (TV Series) (animal trainer - 5 episodes)
- Art and the Addams Family (1964) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
- Morticia Joins the Ladies League (1964) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
- The Addams Family Tree (1964) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
- Gomez, the Politician (1964) ... (animal trainer)
- Fester's Punctured Romance (1964) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's (trainer: 'Cat')
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1957 The People's Choice (TV Series) (dog trainer - 1 episode)
- The Reluctant House Guest (1957) ... (dog trainer)
 1954 The Egyptian (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1951 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1951 Love Nest (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1951 Rhubarb (cat trainer)
 1950 Mister 880 (trainer: Skipper - uncredited)
 1943 Lassie Come Home (dog trainer - uncredited)
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Mr. Inn helped launch the careers of many other trainers, including Karl Lewis Miller, who handled the pig and other animals in the hit movie Babe. See more »

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