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Frank Conroy (I) (1890–1964)

Frank Conroy was born on October 14, 1890 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as Frank Meinberg Conroy. He was an actor, known for The Ox-Bow Incident (1942), The Snake Pit (1948) and The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942). He was married to Helen Robbins. He died on February 24, 1964 in Paramus, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ox-Bow Incident Major Tetley
The Snake Pit Dr. Jonathan Gifford
Charlie Chan in Egypt Prof. John Thurston


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 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Padre José
 1959-1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Father William Califer / Canon Matt Lavelle
- The Potting Shed (1961) ... Father William Califer
- The White Steed (1959) ... Canon Matt Lavelle
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Dr. Sol Kelsey
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
 1958-1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Arturo Benevida / Dr. Grebe / Mr. Wickens
- Act of Terror (1959) ... Arturo Benevida
- The Wound Within (1958) ... Dr. Grebe
- The Littlest Enemy (1958) ... Mr. Wickens
 1959 The Young Philadelphians
Doctor Shippen Stearnes
 1959 The Last Mile
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Ty Tyburn
- Shadows Tremble (1958) ... Ty Tyburn
 1958 All the King's Men (TV Movie)
 1958 Little Moon of Alban (TV Movie)
Father Curran
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Mr. Harley (uncredited)
 1951 Lightning Strikes Twice
J.D. Nolan
 1949 The Threat
District Attorney Barker MacDonald
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 The Snake Pit
Dr. Jonathan Gifford
 1948 Sealed Verdict
Col. Pike
 1948 Rogues' Regiment
Colonel Lemercier
 1948 For the Love of Mary
Samuel Litchfield
 1948 All My Sons
Herbert Deever
 1948 The Naked City
Capt. Donahue
 1947 That Hagen Girl
Dr. Stone
 1943 Lady of Burlesque
'Stacchi' Stacciaro
 1943 Crash Dive
Capt. Bryson (uncredited)
 1942 The Ox-Bow Incident
Major Tetley
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
John Allan
 1942 Crossroads
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden
Carl Brissenden
 1941 This Woman Is Mine
First Mate Fox
 1937 Wells Fargo
Ward - Banker
 1937 The Last Gangster
Sid Gorman
 1937 Music for Madame
Morton Harding
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Col. Radoff
 1937 Big Business
Leland Whitney
 1937 This Is My Affair
President William McKinley
 1937 That I May Live
 1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
Dan Mallon
 1937 Love Is News
A.G. Findlay
 1937 Stolen Holiday
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera
Mr. Whitely
 1936 The Gorgeous Hussy
John C. Calhoun
 1936 Meet Nero Wolfe
Dr. Nathaniel Bradford
 1936 The White Angel
Mr. Le Froy
 1936 Nobody's Fool
Jake Cavendish
 1935 Show Them No Mercy!
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Gaius Tanno
 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Attorney Henry Raleigh (uncredited)
 1935 I Live My Life
 1935 Call of the Wild
John Blake
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Egypt
Prof. John Thurston
 1935 West Point of the Air
Captain Cannon
 1934 The Little Minister
Lord Rintoul
 1934 365 Nights in Hollywood
Studio Executive (uncredited)
 1934 The White Parade
Dr. Thorne
 1934 I'll Fix It
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1934 Evelyn Prentice
Dist. Atty. Farley
 1934 Wednesday's Child
The Judge
 1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
State's Attorney (uncredited)
 1934 Return of the Terror
Prosecuting Attorney
 1934 Such Women Are Dangerous
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Doctor Ingalls (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Dr. Briggs (uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama
Defense Attorney
 1934 Upperworld
Paul--Stream's Attorney (uncredited)
 1934 The Crime Doctor
Martin Crowder
 1934 Keep 'Em Rolling
Captain R.G. Deane
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Theatre Owner
 1934 Frontier Marshal
George 'Oscar' Reid
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Brisbane Coe
 1933 Ace of Aces
Maj. / Lt. Col. Wentworth
 1933 Night Flight
Radio Operator
 1933 Storm at Daybreak
Archduke Franz Ferdinand (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Mary
District Attorney
 1933 The Man Who Dared
Con Artist (uncredited)
 1933 Ann Carver's Profession
Baker (uncredited)
 1932/I Grand Hotel
 1932 Disorderly Conduct
Tony Alsotto
 1931 Manhattan Parade
Bill Brighton
 1931 West of Broadway
Judge Barham
 1931 Possessed
Horace Travers
 1931 Bad Company
Markham King
 1931 Hell Divers
 1930 The Royal Family of Broadway
Gilmore Marshall
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Stage Play: For Keeps. Comedy. Written by F. Hugh Herbert Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Henry Miller's Theatre: 14 Jun 1944- 8 Jul 1944 (29 performances). Cast: George Baxter (as "Terry"), Grover Burgess (as "Frank"), Norma Clerc (as "June"), Frank Conroy (as "Paul Vanda"), Joseph R. Garry (as "Charlie"), Pat Kirkland [credited as ... See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)


Helen Robbins  (divorced)  (1 child)

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English-born character actor who played figures of authority. Easily his best performance was as the hate-driven former Confederate Major Tetley, leading the lynch mob in 'The Ox-Bow Incident' (1943). See more »

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