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Frank Pettingell (1891–1966)

Frank Pettingell was born on January 1, 1891 in Liverpool, England as Frank Edmund George Pettingell. He was an actor, known for Becket (1964), The Murder in Thornton Square (1940) and The Crimson Pirate (1952). He was married to Ethel Till. He died on February 17, 1966 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Becket Bishop of York
The Crimson Pirate
Trial and Error
Trial and Error Tuppy Morgan, Solicitor


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 1965 Where I Live (TV Movie)
Frederick Dove
 1965 Summer Comedy Hour (TV Mini-Series)
The Dean of St Marvell's / Stephen Spettigue
- Dandy Dick (1965) ... The Dean of St Marvell's
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Sir John Trevor-Webb
- The Lady on the Train (1965) ... Sir John Trevor-Webb
 1964 Becket
Bishop of York
 1964 The Reluctant Peer (TV Movie)
Beecham, the butler
 1959-1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ewart Hamilton / Commodore Grant / Mr. Burrage
- The Push Over (1963) ... Ewart Hamilton
- The Ship That Couldn't Stop (1961) ... Commodore Grant
- The Thought of Tomorrow (1959) ... Mr. Burrage
 1962 Trial and Error
Tuppy Morgan, Solicitor
 1962 Term of Trial
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #4.14 (1962) ... Fulmer
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
Mr. Tewkesbury
- Solicitor's Instructions (1962) ... Mr. Tewkesbury
 1962 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Tramp (1962)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Insp. Hans Bärlach
- The Judge and His Hangman (1961) ... Insp. Hans Bärlach
 1961 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mr. Nugent
- Episode #1.73 (1961) ... Mr. Nugent
- Episode #1.72 (1961) ... Mr. Nugent
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Frank Pearson
- Pen of Venom (1961) ... Frank Pearson
 1961 The Victim (TV Short)
Harry Hepworth
 1959 Poet and Pheasant (TV Movie)
Frank Higgins
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
George Shakeshaft
- Double String (1959) ... George Shakeshaft
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
- Walk on the Grass (1959) ... Sam
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Posket
- The Magistrate (1958) ... Mr. Posket
 1958 Corridors of Blood
Mr. Blount
 1958 Charlesworth at Large (TV Series)
- All Night Service (1958) ... Horrobin
 1958 Up the Creek
 1957 The Film That Never Was (Short)
 1957 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Henry Ormonroyd
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
De Freitas
- Girl of Quality (1957) ... De Freitas
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Golden Fleece (1955) ... Perkins
 1955 Value for Money
Mayor Higgins
 1955 Terminus (TV Series)
George Tulse
- The Big Fish and the Little Fish (1955) ... George Tulse
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- The Auction (1955) ... Auctioneer
 1951-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Pandanus / Pandarus / Walter Lomax / ...
- Job for the Boy (1954) ... Walter Lomax
- All the Year Round (1951) ... Roger Manifold
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
Mr. Roberts (as Frank Pettingel)
 1953 The Great Game
Sir Julius
 1952 The Crimson Pirate
 1952 The Promoter
Police Superintendent
 1951 The Magic Box
Bridegroom's Father in Wedding Group
 1949 The Man Who Faced Facts (TV Movie)
Mr. Voade
 1948 No Room at the Inn
 1947 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie)
Nathaniel Jeffcote
 1946 Showtime
 1943 Get Cracking
Alf Pemberton
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
 1942 The Goose Steps Out
Prof. Hoffman
 1942 The Seventh Survivor
Thomas Pettifer
 1941 Ships with Wings
 1941 Once a Crook
The Captain
 1941 This England
 1940 Return to Yesterday
 1938 Queer Cargo
 1938 So Much to Do (TV Movie)
 1938 Sailing Along
Skipper Barnes
 1937 Millions
Sir Charles Rimmer
 1937 Take My Tip
 1937 Spring Handicap
 1936 The Last Journey
 1936 Fame
Reuben Pendleton
 1936 On Top of the World
Albert Hicks
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman
John Barty
 1935 Say It with Diamonds
Ezra Hopkins
 1935 The Hope of His Side
Harry Swan
 1935 The Right Age to Marry
 1935 The Big Splash
 1934 My Old Dutch
Uncle Alf
 1934 Sing As We Go!
Uncle Murgatroyd Platt
 1934 Keep It Quiet
Joe Puddlefoot
 1933 The Medicine Man
Amos Wells
 1933 Red Wagon
 1933 A Cuckoo in the Nest
Landlord (as F. Pettingell)
 1933 This Week of Grace
Mr. Milroy
 1933 Excess Baggage
Gen. Booster, SOS
 1933 That's My Wife
Josiah Crump
 1932 A Tight Corner
Oswald Blenkinsop
 1932 The Lucky Number
Mr. Brown
 1932 Double Dealing
Rufus Moon
 1932 In a Monastery Garden
 1932 Once Bitten
Sir Timothy Blott
 1932 The Crooked Lady
Hugh Weldon
 1932 Frail Women
The Employer - McWhirter
 1931 Jealousy
Prof. Macguire

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ian Hay's stage adaptation of Eugene Wallace's novel, "The Frog," at the Princes Theatre in London, England with Jack Hawkins, Gordon Harker, Christine Barry, Herbert Lomas, Percy Parsons, and Cyril Smith in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Frank Pettingel | F. Pettingell

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At one point his personal chauffeur was Sebastian Cabot, who would become an actor in his own right later. See more »

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