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Frank McGlynn Sr. (1866–1951)

Gaunt-looking US character actor, best remembered for his many portrayals in 30's and 40's historical films of US President (1861-65) Abraham Lincoln. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Newburgh, New York, USA

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 1947 Hollywood Barn Dance
Pa (Hiram) Tubb (as Frank McGlynn)
 1947 Trail Street
Tim McKeon (uncredited)
 1946 Slightly Scandalous
Graves (uncredited)
 1945 I Was a Criminal
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1944 Rogues Gallery
Blake (as Frank McGlynn)
 1944 Delinquent Daughters
Judge Craig (as Frank McGlynn)
 1942 In Old California
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1942 Syncopation
Simon Goodwill (uncredited)
 1941 Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter
Hoffman
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Josephus Wiegal, senior mortician
 1941 Sergeant York
Mountaineer (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Judge Holman (uncredited)
 1940 Boom Town
Deacon
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Thin Man
 1939 Second Fiddle
Lincolnesque Actor (uncredited)
 1939 Love Affair
Orphanage Superintendent (uncredited)
 1938 Joaquin Murrieta (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West
Pete - Gambler (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Minister (uncredited)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone
Minister at Wedding (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Lincoln (as Frank McGlynn)
 1937 Sudden Bill Dorn
Cap Jinks
 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938
Boardinghouse Resident (uncredited)
 1937 Saratoga
Ed Kenyon (uncredited)
 1937 Sing and Be Happy
Sheriff
 1937 Parnell
Pat Hogan - the Landlord (uncredited)
 1937 That I May Live
Dr. Curtis (uncredited)
 1937 Silent Barriers
Sir John Macdonald - Prime Minister of Canada
 1936 Career Woman
Sheriff Duncan
 1936 King of the Royal Mounted
Henry Dundas
 1936 Parole!
A.R. Patton (uncredited)
 1936 For the Service
Jim, a Scout
 1936 These Three
Judge (uncredited)
 1936 It's Up to You
Bixby
 1935 Captain Blood
Rev. Ogle
 1935 Outlawed Guns
Jingle
 1935 The Roaring West
Jinglebob Morgan
 1935 Goin' to Town
Judge (uncredited)
 1935 It's a Small World
Snake Brown Jr.
 1935 Folies Bergère de Paris
Joseph
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Barnum's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Lost in the Stratosphere
Col. Worthington (as Frank McGlynn)
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1934 Wild Gold
Thompson the Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1934 Search for Beauty
Rev. Rankin
 1934 Massacre
Missionary
 1933 Charlie Chan's Greatest Case
Amos Winterslip
 1933 Unknown Valley
Head Elder (as Frank McGlynn)
 1933 Hello, Everybody!
Jonathan Reed
 1933 Employees' Entrance
The Editor (scenes deleted)
 1932 Frisco Jenny
Good Book Charlie (uncredited)
 1932 Lady and Gent
Principal
 1932 The Wet Parade
Food Control Speaker (uncredited)
 1932 Polly of the Circus
Head of Parish Board (uncredited)
 1931 Huckleberry Finn
Second teacher (uncredited)
 1931 The Secret Six
Judge (as Frank McGlynn)
 1931 The Great Meadow
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1930 Min and Bill
Mr. Southard (as Frank McGlynn)
 1930 The Jazz Cinderella
Henry Murray (as Frank McGlynn)
 1930 Good News
Professor Kenyon (as Frank McGlynn)
 1924 Abraham Lincoln (Short)
Abraham Lincoln (as Frank McGlynn)
 1918 The Caillaux Case
Emperor William of Germany (as Frank McGlynn)
 1918 Why America Will Win
John F. Pershin
 1918 The Accidental Honeymoon
Farmer Perkins
 1918 Rough and Ready
The Siwash (as Franklyn McGlynn)
 1917 The Mad Lover
Lawyer Robertson (as Frank McGlynn)
 1917 The Poor Little Rich Girl
The Plumber
 1917 The Argyle Case
John Argyle (as Frank McGlynn)
 1916 Gloria's Romance
Gideon Trask (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 The Girl of the Gypsy Camp (Short)
Reverend Auba
 1915 Across the Great Divide (Short)
The Bandit
 1915 The Way Back
Samuel Kingman (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 Through Turbulent Waters
Bill Ford
 1915 The Test (Short)
Tom O'Neil - Foreman
 1915 His Peasant Princess (Short)
The King of Rodenkurst (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 With Bridges Burned (Short)
Paul Grigsby (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 A Woman's Revenge (Short)
Roger Davis (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 A Deadly Hate (Short)
Warden Johnson (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 For the Man She Loved (Short)
 1915 In the Shadow of Death (Short)
Lizette's Grandfather (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 The Life of Abraham Lincoln (Short)
Abraham Lincoln (as Frank McGlynn)
 1915 From a Life of Crime (Short)
Rev. Matthews
 1915 The Voice of Conscience (Short)
Dr. Thodore Yorke - the Husband
 1915 The Magnate of Paradise (Short)
Finlaison (as Frank McGlynn)
 1914 The Premature Compromise (Short)
The Ship's Captain
 1914 The Birth of Our Saviour (Short)
Herod (as Frank McGlynn)
 1914 The Last of the Hargroves (Short)
Mr. Hargrove - Viney's Father
 1914 The Everlasting Triangle (Short)
Santley, of the West
 1914 The Pines of Lorey
John Boyd (as Frank McGlynn)
 1914 The Man in the Dark (Short)
Silver Joe
 1914 The Case of the Vanished Bonds (Short) (as Frank McGlynn)
 1914 Jim's Vindication (Short)
Jim Black (as Frank McGlynn)
 1914 Sheep's Clothing (Short)
Addison Quoin - Detective
 1914 Detective Swift (Short)
Jacques Renault aka Count Otronski
 1913 Alexia's Strategy (Short)
Usakoff (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 What Shall It Profit a Man? (Short)
Gilbert Storm (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 The Price of Human Lives (Short)
Gregory Cort - the Father
 1913 Nora's Boarders (Short)
 1913 The Phantom Signal (Short)
 1913 Elise, the Forester's Daughter (Short)
Elise's Father
 1913 A Face from the Past (Short)
Edward Pendleton (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 A Woodland Paradise (Short)
Amos Munroe
 1913 A Daughter of the Wilderness (Short)
The Priest (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 The Girl and the Outlaw (Short)
Zeb Norton
 1913 The Contents of the Suitcase (Short) (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 A Light on Troubled Waters (Short) (as Frank McGlynn)
 1913 Joyce of the North Woods (Short)
Birkdale - Joyce's Husband
 1913 By Fire and Water (Short)
 1913/II The Bells (Short)
Martin - Lucy's Father
 1913 The Dream Fairy (Short)
 1911 Foul Play (Short)
Wylie - mate of the Prosperpine (as Frank McGlynn)
 1911 The Spirit of the Gorge (Short)
The Medicine Man (as Frank McGlynn)
 1911 The Battle of Bunker Hill (Short)
Jack - a Colonial Officer
 1911 The Twin Towers (Short)
 1911 A Buried Past (Short)
The Prisoner turned Mayor
 1911 The Strike at the Mines (Short)
 1911 Nell's Last Deal (Short) (as Frank McGlynn)
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Alternate Names:

Franklyn McGlynn | Frank McGlynn

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Of Irish-American ancestry, he began on stage in 1896. Prior to that, he had been a practising lawyer, graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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