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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 August 1897Kubber-Ilias, Lebanon
Date of Death 8 July 1968Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (respiratory failure)
Birth NameFrank Samuel Lackteen

Mini Bio (1)

Frank Lackteen was born on August 29, 1897 in Kubber-Ilias, Lebanon as Frank Samuel Lackteen. He was an actor, known for Malice in the Palace (1949), The Sea Wolf (1941) and Tarzan the Fearless (1933). He died on July 8, 1968 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Trivia (2)

Swarthy, pock-marked, cadaverous-looking character actor, born in Lebanon to Russian immigrants. In Hollywood from 1915 after a stint in Canada, he acquired his niche playing sinister Indians and cold-blooded killers in westerns and serials. During the silent period, he worked variously at Universal, Paramount, Vitagraph and First National. From the 1930's, he was often seen in films for Columbia, Universal, Fox, Tiffany-Stahl and RKO.
Shifty-eyed, high-cheekboned character player who, stealthy and scowling, portrayed exotic villains in US films for five decades from 1916.

Salary (1)

The Atomic Submarine (1959) $100

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