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Frankie Van (1904–1978)

Frankie Van was born on August 15, 1904 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Rocky (1976), Ringside (1949) and Duke of Chicago (1949). He died on July 19, 1978 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Rocky
Rocky Club Fight Referee
(1976)
Ringside
Ringside Referee
(1949)
Duke of Chicago
Duke of Chicago Referee
(1949)
Night Gallery
Night Gallery Referee
(1972)

Filmography

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 1976 Rocky
Club Fight Referee
 1974 Blazing Saddles
Fighter (uncredited)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Referee
- The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes (1972) ... Referee
 1970 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Referee Herman Smeltzer
- The Softer They Fall (1970) ... Referee Herman Smeltzer (uncredited)
 1970 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Referee
- The Prizefighter and the Lady (1970) ... Referee
 1969 That Girl (TV Series)
Mel
 1966 Hank (TV Series)
Masseur
- Maury Wills to the Rescue (1966) ... Masseur
 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Referee
- Never Trouble Trouble Till Trouble Troubles You (1964) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
Referee
- My Daddy Can Lick Your Daddy (1963) ... Referee
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Inmate (uncredited)
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Referee
- Ring of Terror (1961) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1961 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Boxer
- The Manly Arts (1961) ... Boxer
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Referee
- The Devil to Pay (1961) ... Referee
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Referee
- The Contenders (1960) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Referee
- The Big Tall Wish (1960) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Referee
- Viva, Paco! (1959) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Referee
- Left Hook to Hades (1959) ... Referee
 1959 Curse of the Undead
Henchman
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Klein (uncredited)
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Referee
- The Fight (1959) ... Referee
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
- K.O. Kitty (1958)
 1958 The Perfect Furlough
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 Sky King (TV Series)
Charlie
- Sleight of Hand (1958) ... Charlie
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- No Skin Off Me (1957)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Referee
- Freezeout (1956) ... Referee
 1956 World in My Corner
Referee (uncredited)
 1955 The Square Jungle
Second (uncredited)
 1955 Francis in the Navy
Referee (uncredited)
 1952 The Ring
Referee (uncredited)
 1952 Bonzo Goes to College
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1952 Sally and Saint Anne
Fight Referee (uncredited)
 1952 Scarlet Angel
Waiter (uncredited)
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Referee for Logan Fight (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Referee (uncredited)
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Referee (uncredited)
 1950 Backfire
Second (uncredited)
 1949 Ringside
Referee
 1949 Illegal Entry
Man in Apartment (uncredited)
 1949 Duke of Chicago
Referee
 1942 Pittsburgh
Attendant (uncredited)
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Referee (uncredited)
 1942 There's One Born Every Minute
Busboy in Brawl (uncredited)
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
Street Brawler [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1941 In the Navy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1941 Buck Privates
Second at Boxing Match (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Director's Assistant (uncredited)
 1940 Golden Gloves
Referee (uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Frankie - Steve's Trainer
 1939 Ex-Champ
Referee (uncredited)
 1939 The Lady's from Kentucky
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Winner Take All
Brawler (uncredited)
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
Convict (uncredited)
 1936 Craig's Wife
Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)
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Trivia:

Worked as a stand-in for Hugh Herbert.

Star Sign:

Leo

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