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Frank J. Scannell (1903–1989)

Frank J. Scannell was born on May 7, 1903 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Francis J.Scannell. He was an actor, known for The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), The Disorderly Orderly (1964) and The Night the World Exploded (1957). He was married to Phyllis Marie Vaughn. He died on November 29, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Roulette Dealer
- All Bets Off (1976) ... Roulette Dealer (as Frank Scannell)
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Dealer
- The Girl on the Golden Strip (1976) ... Dealer (as Frank Scannell)
 1971 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Poker Player #4
- Lucy's House Guest, Harry (1971) ... Poker Player #4
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Bert White / Harry
- Log 34: Astro Division (1970) ... Harry (as Frank Scannell)
 1970 Julia (TV Series)
Guard
- Sara's Second Part (1970) ... Guard (as Frank Scannell)
 1970 Airport
Ted Fields - Passenger (uncredited)
 1969 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Sausage Routine / Olio Spot
- Deadeye Goes to School or a Lemon for the Teacher (1969) ... Sausage Routine / Olio Spot
 1968 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Master of Ceromonies
- Uncle Charley's Aunt (1968) ... Master of Ceromonies
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Ticket Seller
- Jacob Was a Plain Man (1966) ... Ticket Seller
 1965-1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Pit Boss / House Gambler
- Vacation in Las Vegas (1966) ... Pit Boss (as Frank Scannell)
- Gomer Makes the Honor Guard (1965) ... House Gambler (as Frank Scannell)
 1966 The Rare Breed
Barker (uncredited)
 1965-1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Doctor / Dr. Merar
- By Fires Unseen (1966) ... Doctor (as Frank Scannell)
- Judgement in Heaven (1965) ... Dr. Merar (as Frank Scannell)
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Driver
- A Million Bucks in Anybody's Language (1965) ... Driver (as Frank Scannell)
 1965/II Harlow
Doctor
 1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Flatt, Clampett, and Scruggs (1965) ... Stage Manager (as Frank Scannell)
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Rodeo Announcer
- Who Killed the Man on the White Horse? (1965) ... Rodeo Announcer
 1964 The Disorderly Orderly
Milton M. Mealy (as Frank Scannell)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Robbo's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- A Slight Case of Larceny (1964) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Duke
- Be Kind to Humans (1963) ... Duke (as Frank Scannell)
 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- Birthday Boy (1963)
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Car Salesman / Willie
- Run Till It's Dark (1962) ... Car Salesman (as Frank Scannell)
- Tomorrow, the Man (1962) ... (as Frank Scannell)
- Special Assignment (1962) ... Willie (as Frank Scannell)
 1962 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Slade
- Laugh, Clown (1962) ... Slade
 1962 Zotz!
Pentagon Reporter (uncredited)
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Man
- Girl in the Case (1962) ... Man
 1962 Lawman (TV Series)
Saul
- The Bride (1962) ... Saul (as Frank Scannell)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
- Play It Blue (1962) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
The Barker
- The Renaissance of Gussie Hill (1962) ... The Barker (as Frank Scannell)
 1960-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Carnival Barker / Sideshow Barker
- Hammerlock (1961) ... Sideshow Barker (uncredited)
- Tunnel of Horrors (1961) ... Carnival Barker (uncredited)
- The Otto Frick Story (1960) ... Carnival Barker (uncredited)
 1961 The Comancheros
Faro Dealer (uncredited)
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Detective Pell / Wilson
- Ginny (1961) ... Detective Pell
- The Big Man (1959) ... Wilson (as Frank Scannell)
 1958-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Hecky Henderson / Roulette Dealer / Gus / ...
- Dead Man's Claim (1961) ... Hecky Henderson (as Frank Scannell)
- Mr. Fourpaws (1960) ... Roulette Dealer (as Frank Scannell)
- Death and Taxes (1959) ... Gus (as Frank Scannell)
- License to Cheat (1959) ... Sandy (as Frank Scannell)
- General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (1958) ... Piano Player (scenes deleted)
 1959-1961 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Fourth Prisoner
- Main Street Shelter (1961) ... (as Frank Scannell)
- Ernie Kovacs Show (1959) ... Fourth Prisoner (uncredited)
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Reporter (uncredited)
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Walter Fargo
- The Case of Alexis George (1960) ... Walter Fargo (as Frank Scanell)
 1960 High Time
Auctioneer at College (uncredited)
 1960 Bells Are Ringing
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Sam
- The Outlaw (1960) ... Sam
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- The Ballad of Whitehorse (1960) ... Auctioneer
 1960 Who Was That Lady?
Tenant (uncredited)
 1960 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Judge
- Kelly: The Career Woman (1960) ... Judge (as Frank Scannell)
 1959 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Barker
- Father Image (1959) ... Barker
 1959 The Flying Fontaines
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1959 World of Giants (TV Series)
- Gambling Story (1959) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City
Regan Pitchman (uncredited)
 1955-1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Mr. Abram / Cookie / Judge Franklin / ...
- Love and Shotgun Gibbs (1959) ... Mr. Abram (uncredited)
- The Mysterious Cowhand (1958) ... Cookie (as Frank Scannell)
- County Seat War (1958) ... Judge Franklin (uncredited)
- Wyatt Meets Doc Holliday (1957) ... Tim Riley (uncredited)
- Trail's End for a Cowboy (1955) ... Jud - The Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 Arson for Hire
Pop Bergen (as Frank Scanell)
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
- A Respectable Girl (1958) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Dave Zambetti
- The Last Witness (1958) ... Dave Zambetti (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Shorty / 1st Drunk
- Bonner's Squaw (1958) ... Shorty (as Frank Scannell)
- Quiet City (1958) ... 1st Drunk (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Man (uncredited)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
Charlie Mason
- Obituary (1958) ... Charlie Mason (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 Damn Yankees!
Reporter (uncredited)
 1958 Buchanan Rides Alone
Saloon Gambler (uncredited)
 1958 The Fiend Who Walked the West
Drunk (uncredited)
 1958 Screaming Mimi
Paul, the Bartender
 1958 Crash Landing
Captain Marsh (uncredited)
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Crap Game Stick Man / Plainclothesman in Warfield's Room
- The System (1958) ... Crap Game Stick Man (as Frank Scannell)
- The Long Ride (1958) ... Plainclothesman in Warfield's Room (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Griff
- The Rex Montana Story (1958) ... Griff (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1952-1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Tom Brewster / Skinner / Abdul's Second
- Clem's Reformation (1958) ... Tom Brewster (as Frank Scannell)
- The Kangaroo Kaper (1956) ... Skinner (as Frank Scannell)
- Return of Chief Red Hawk (1955) ... (as Frank Scannell)
- Wrestling Story (1952) ... Abdul's Second (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Johnny Ringo Story (1958) ... Bartender (as Frank Scannell)
 1958 Sky King (TV Series)
Mr. Briggs
- The Circus Clown Mystery (1958) ... Mr. Briggs
 1957-1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
Hubert Crockett
- The Big Jade (1958) ... Hubert Crockett (as Frank Scannell)
- The Big Fin (1957) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 April Love
Ticket #125 Winner (uncredited)
 1957 Decision at Sundown
Morley's Henchman (uncredited)
 1953-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Sullivan / Cab Driver
- Father and Son Night (1957) ... Sullivan (as Frank Scannell)
- The Eye of the Beholder (1953) ... Cab Driver
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Rigney
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Marco Harris
- Adventure for Hire (1957) ... Marco Harris (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 The Night the World Exploded
Sheriff Quinn (as Frank Scannell)
 1955-1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Reporter / Shorty / Buck / ...
- Convict 1321, Age 21 (1957) ... Reporter
- Circus Priest (1956) ... Shorty
- The Bowery Bishop (1956) ... Buck (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Peters
- Underground Ambush (1957) ... Peters (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 Kelly and Me
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1957 The Tattered Dress
Cal Morrison, Blackjack Dealer (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 The Incredible Shrinking Man
Barker (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
John Franklin - Stranger
- The Necessary Breed (1957) ... John Franklin - Stranger (as Frank Scannell)
 1957 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series)
- The Imposter (1957) ... (as Frank Scannell)
 1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Mack Darrell
- Grubstake Bank (1956) ... Mack Darrell (as Frank Scannell)
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It
Samuels (uncredited)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- She Also Ran (1956)
- Felix the Fourth (1956)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1956 The Opposite Sex
Backstage Man (uncredited)
 1956 The First Traveling Saleslady
Salesman (uncredited)
 1954-1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Pa Watson / Henney / Postman
- That Woman (1956) ... Pa Watson (as Frank Scannell)
- Dark Meeting (1956) ... Henney (as Frank Scannell)
- The Gun (1954) ... Postman (as Frank Scannell)
 1956 So You Want to Play the Piano (Short)
Piano Teacher (uncredited)
 1956 Crashing Las Vegas
Croupier (uncredited)
 1956 Miracle in the Rain
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Gil Martin
- Fisherman's Luck (1956) ... Gil Martin (as Frank Scannell)
 1955 The Square Jungle
Jerry (uncredited)
 1955 A Lawless Street
Bartender (uncredited)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
2nd Gambler
- Arroyo (1955) ... 2nd Gambler (as Frank Scannell)
 1955 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Carter
- Lagoon of Death (1955) ... Carter (as Frank Scannell)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Where You Loved Me (1955) ... Stage Manager (as Frank Scannell)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Vince Barron
- The Nancy Marlborough Story (1955) ... Vince Barron (as Frank Scannell)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Harry, the Barker
- The Case of the Troubled Circus (1955) ... Harry, the Barker (as Frank Scannell)
 1954 The Country Girl
Bartender (uncredited)
 1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Power Tool Demonstrator
- Gracie Goes to the 'Do It Yourself' Show (1954) ... The Power Tool Demonstrator (as Frank Scannell)
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Jonesy (uncredited)
 1954 Adventures of the Texas Kid: Border Ambush
Frank Blake (as Frank Scannell)
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
- The Big Blow-Off (1954)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Bartender
- Tug O'War (1954) ... Bartender
 1953 Wicked Woman
Bus Station Ticket Agent (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Canfield / Sergeant
- The Man in the Lead Mask (1953) ... Canfield (as Frank Scannell)
- The Secret of Superman (1952) ... Sergeant (uncredited)
 1953 Three Sailors and a Girl
Box Office Man (uncredited)
 1953 99 River Street
Bartender (uncredited)
 1953 The Stranger Wore a Gun
Blackie, Henchman (uncredited)
 1953 The Band Wagon
Reporter (uncredited)
 1953 The Last Posse
Heckler at Founders Day Meeting (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Lou / Bill / Dave Ferbert
- Murder on the Midway (1953) ... Lou (as Frank Scannell)
- Pretty Baby (1953) ... Bill (as Frank Scannell)
- Dead Man's Tale (1952) ... Dave Ferbert (as Frank Scannell)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen
Waiter (uncredited)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Joe
 1953 The Story of Three Loves
Master of Ceremonies (segment "Equilibrium") (uncredited)
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Croupier
- Efficiency Experts (1953) ... Croupier (as Frank Scannell)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- Tiger Bait (1952)
 1952 The Star
Auctioneer (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Kansas City Confidential
Stickman #4 (uncredited)
 1952 Mark Saber (TV Series)
Kennedy
- The Case of the Midnight Murder (1952) ... Kennedy (as Frank Scannell)
 1952 My Little Margie (TV Series)
1st Reporter
- Missing Link (1952) ... 1st Reporter (as Frank Scannell)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College
Man in Burlesque Theatre Box (uncredited)
 1952 The Winning Team
Carnival Sideshow Barker (uncredited)
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis
Chicago First-Base Coach (uncredited)
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Comic
- The Ballet (1952) ... Comic
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Uncle Charley (1952)
 1952 Rose of Cimarron
Sharper (uncredited)
 1951 Starlift
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Meet Danny Wilson
Nightclub Emcee (uncredited)
 1951 The Unknown Man
Photographer (uncredited)
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Padre Inn Bartender (uncredited)
 1951 The Well
Lunch Counter Customer (uncredited)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Phony Cop
- The Case of the Perpetual Pellet (1951) ... Phony Cop (uncredited)
 1951 Rhubarb
Hamburger Harry, Bookie (uncredited)
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Cardsharp (uncredited)
 1950 Armored Car Robbery
Mr. Kimball - Theater Manager (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1950 The Secret Fury
Wedding Guard at Rear Entrance (uncredited)
 1949 On the Town
Officer Mulrooney (uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Photographer (uncredited)
 1949 Alias the Champ
Bert Tracy (as Frank Scannell)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Pierson (uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road
Man (uncredited)
 1949 My Dream Is Yours
Car Salesman (uncredited)
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday
Barker at Ball (uncredited)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Joe, Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1948 Command Decision
Correspondent (uncredited)
 1948 Act of Violence
Bell Captain (uncredited)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me
Vendor (uncredited)
 1948 Apartment for Peggy
Salesman (uncredited)
 1948 Race Street
Bar Patron Claiming 'Deafness' (uncredited)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Sports Editor (scenes deleted)
 1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
Barker (uncredited)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas
Ship Purser (uncredited)
 1948 Big Town Scandal
Smiling Charlie Kaye (uncredited)
 1948 French Leave
Francois (as Frank Scannell)
 1948 The Hunted
Bus Station Attendant / Starter (uncredited)
 1948 Panhandle
Sandy (uncredited)
 1947 Linda Be Good
Eddie Morgan (as Frank Scannell)
 1947 Nightmare Alley
Roustabout at Final Carnival (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Mack - Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1947 Kilroy Was Here
1st Cab Driver (as Frank Scannell)
 1947 That's My Man
Husband (uncredited)
 1947 Copacabana
Joe Lane, Assistant Manager (uncredited)
 1947 Big Town
Carnival Barker (uncredited)
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Sammy (as Frank Scannell)
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Winne (uncredited)
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (uncredited)
 1946 Slappily Married (Short)
Fast Talker (uncredited)
 1946 Angel on My Shoulder
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1946 If I'm Lucky
Backstage Supporter (uncredited)
 1946 Lover Come Back
Reporter at Party (uncredited)
 1946 Suspense
Monk (uncredited)
 1945 An Angel Comes to Brooklyn
Brian Hepplestone (as Frank Scannell)
 1945 Voice of the Whistler
Druggist (uncredited)
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
Jackson (uncredited)
 1945 Behind City Lights
Charles Matthews
 1945 State Fair
Ticket-Seller (uncredited)
 1945 A Thousand and One Nights
Retainer (uncredited)
 1945 Within These Walls
Convict in Motor Pool (uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe
Frank, Footlight Club Patron (uncredited)
 1945 Blonde Ransom
Piano Player (uncredited)
 1945 The Power of the Whistler
Highway Patrolman (uncredited)
 1945 Utah
Lyle Carter (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Fruit Vendor (uncredited)
 1944 Shadow of Suspicion
Red (as Frank Scannell)
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1943 Whistling in Brooklyn
Henchman Joe (uncredited)
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Frank was 18 years old when he began his career as a tap dancer and singer at a Chicago speakeasy owned by Al Capone who was his first boss in 1922.

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