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Frank Darien (1876–1955)

Frank Darien was born on March 18, 1876 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Frank Guderian. He was an actor, known for The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Hellzapoppin' (1941) and The Whip Hand (1951). He died on October 20, 1955 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Grapes of Wrath Uncle John Joad
Hellzapoppin' Man Calling for Mrs. Jones
The Whip Hand Luther Adams
Professional Sweetheart Winston Appleby


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 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
 1951 The Whip Hand
Luther Adams
 1950 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Chair (1950)
 1950 Shadow on the Wall
Law Librarian (uncredited)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sun (1950)
 1950 Please Believe Me
Pete Drago (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Irate Old Man Cab Passenger (uncredited)
 1950 The Flying Saucer
Matt Mitchell
 1949 Dear Wife
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1949 Little Women
Old Crony at Grace's Store (uncredited)
 1949 Alias Nick Beal
Assistant Tailor (uncredited)
 1949 The Accused
Jerry (uncredited)
 1948 An Act of Murder
Old Man Outside Courthouse (uncredited)
 1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Old Man
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Old Man (uncredited)
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Judge Quarles (uncredited)
 1947 High Wall
Old Patient in Tub (uncredited)
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Mr. Hubank (uncredited)
 1947 Magic Town
 1947 Down to Earth
Janitor (uncredited)
 1947 The Trouble with Women
Tony - Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1947 That's My Man
Old Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 A Likely Story
Messenger (uncredited)
 1947 Beat the Band
Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Minister (uncredited)
 1946 The Secret Heart
Mr. Wiggins (uncredited)
 1946 The Fabulous Suzanne
Mr. Tuttle (as Frank Darian)
 1946 Gallant Journey
Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Smoky
Junk Yard Owner (uncredited)
 1946 Bad Bascomb
Elder Moab McCabe
 1946 A Stolen Life
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1946 Partners in Time
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Claudia and David
Charlie (uncredited)
 1946 My Reputation
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1945 The Great American Mug (Short)
Old Time Barber (uncredited)
 1945 Kiss and Tell
Elmer K. Waldo (uncredited)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Hollywood Bowl Janitor (uncredited)
 1945 Out of This World
Deliveryman (uncredited)
 1945 The Great John L.
Sullivan-Corbett Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1945 The Last Installment (Short)
Dad Pilkington (uncredited)
 1945 Tarzan and the Amazons
Dinghy Skipper (uncredited)
 1945 Counter-Attack
Partisan (uncredited)
 1945 The Clock
Customer (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Timekeeper (uncredited)
 1944 Gentle Annie
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Elderly Wagon Owner (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Old Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
Old Man (uncredited)
 1944 Bluebeard
Inquiry Judge (uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)
 1944 Tall in the Saddle
Train Station Master (uncredited)
 1944 Home in Indiana
Man Seated Right of Ed in Bar (uncredited)
 1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble
Joe's Place Watchman (uncredited)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Toy Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1944 Rationing
Joady Peckham (uncredited)
 1944 None Shall Escape
Old Man (uncredited)
 1943 The Gang's All Here
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
Vagrant (uncredited)
 1943 Nobody's Darling
Gardener (uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello
 1942 When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Civil War Veteran (uncredited)
 1942 The Mummy's Tomb
Old Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Get Hep to Love
Constable (uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Elsa's Old Father (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Frederick Clausson Simmons (uncredited)
 1942 Jackass Mail
Postmaster (uncredited)
 1942 Syncopation
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Henry - Club Waiter (uncredited)
 1942 The Panther's Claw
Samuel Wilkins
 1942 Roxie Hart
Michael Finnegan (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Man Calling for Mrs. Jones
 1941 Unholy Partners
Elevator (uncredited)
 1941 Appointment for Love
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1941 King of the Texas Rangers
Pop Evans (Chs 1, 8)
 1941 Lady Be Good
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1941 Flying Blind
Justice (uncredited)
 1941 Under Fiesta Stars
Benjamin Peabody
 1941 Wide Open Town
Pop (uncredited)
 1941 Hurricane Smith
'Pop' Wessell
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Jones, Gladney's Accountant (uncredited)
 1941 Puddin' Head
Rube (uncredited)
 1941 Out of the Fog
Joe, Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)
 1941 Sis Hopkins
 1941 Adam Had Four Sons
Horace (uncredited)
 1941 Arkansas Judge
Henry Marsden
 1940 Arizona
 1940 Pier 13
Hard of Hearing Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars (uncredited)
 1940 Blame It on Love
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
Second Director (uncredited)
 1940 Lillian Russell
 1940 Viva Cisco Kid
Express Agent (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
Uncle John Joad
 1939 Two Thoroughbreds
Mr. Beal - the Mailman
 1939 At the Circus
Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1939 Sabotage
 1939 Here I Am a Stranger
Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Mr. Parks - Druggist (uncredited)
 1939 Blackmail
Ramey's Oil-Well Watchman (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Boathouse Caretaker (uncredited)
 1939 Career
Cap (uncredited)
 1939 Maisie
Pops (uncredited)
 1939 Unexpected Father
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1939 Dark Victory
Anxious Little Man (uncredited)
 1939 Panama Patrol
Sam - the Watchman
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Freddie (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Old Jailer (uncredited)
 1939 Long Shot
Zeb Jenkins
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Mr. Daniels (uncredited)
 1938 Up the River
Mr. White (uncredited)
 1938 Western Jamboree
Dad Haskell
 1938 Valley of the Giants
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Love Finds Andy Hardy
Bill Collector
 1938 Prison Break
 1938 Jezebel
Bookkeeper (uncredited)
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
 1938 Born to Be Wild
Farmer (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Dawson (uncredited)
 1937 Big Town Girl
Farmer (uncredited)
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Mr. Schultz (uncredited)
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
Dad Higbee
 1937 That Certain Woman
Night Porter (uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Albert (uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York
Member of the Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Hay Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1937 The Good Old Soak
Jasper (uncredited)
 1937 Jim Hanvey, Detective
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
Pete (uncredited)
 1937 23 1/2 Hours Leave
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Fair Warning
Hotel Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 Time Out for Romance
Telegraph Operator (uncredited)
 1937 On the Avenue
Frank - Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1936 Pennies from Heaven
Chicken Farmer (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Drug Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Polo Joe
Baggage Man (uncredited)
 1936 Wedding Present
Cashier (uncredited)
 1936 Undercover Man
Dizzy Slocum
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Parole!
Patton's Assistant (uncredited)
 1936 Early to Bed
Pop - a Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Trouble for Two
Ambassador's Aide (uncredited)
 1936 Captain January
Ira J. Slocum - Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1936 The Moon's Our Home
Night Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Brides Are Like That
Clem Brown
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Missouri Trader (uncredited)
 1936 The Walking Dead
Cemetery Caretaker (uncredited)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Academy Member (uncredited)
 1936 Riffraff
Smoky - Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1935 Thanks a Million
Politician (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Sam - a Druggist (uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Shanghai
Bespectacled Tourist in Versailles Cafe (uncredited)
 1935 Nurse to You! (Short)
Mr. Case
 1935 Here Comes Cookie
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love
Lavin - Waxworks Proprietor (uncredited)
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
Dr. Hale - Plastic Surgeon (uncredited)
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Abercrombie's Friend (uncredited)
 1935 The Perfect Clue
 1935 The Little Colonel
 1935 Behind the Evidence
 1934 The Secret Bride
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Bride
Mr. Bartlett (uncredited)
 1934 Anne of Green Gables
Angus - Station Master (uncredited)
 1934 Men of the Night
Mr. Webbley (uncredited)
 1934 The Firebird
Franz - the Pointers' Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante
 1934 Dames
First Druggist (uncredited)
 1934 Service with a Smile (Short)
 1934 His Greatest Gamble
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Let's Try Again
David (uncredited)
 1934 Smarty
Court Spectator (uncredited)
 1934 Sing and Like It
Mr. Fripp - Pianist (uncredited)
 1934 Journal of a Crime
Stage Manager
 1934 Fashions of 1934
 1933 The House on 56th Street
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1933 Jimmy and Sally
Marlowe Associate (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Lawyer Manley (uncredited)
 1933 Female
Ed - the Comptroller (uncredited)
 1933 Big Executive
Richardson' Secretary
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Man Identifying Daughter's Photo (uncredited)
 1933 This Day and Age
Stolen Car Owner
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Deane Co. Chemist (uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face
Paris Bank Agent (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Announcer at Roger's Reception (uncredited)
 1933 Professional Sweetheart
Winston Appleby
 1933 Lilly Turner
Hotel Porter (uncredited)
 1933 The Story of Temple Drake
Gas Station Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Song of the Eagle
Mailman (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Bridge Match Kibitzer (uncredited)
 1933 Hello, Everybody!
Henry Thompson
 1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum
Autopsy Surgeon (uncredited)
 1933 The Billion Dollar Scandal
Typesetter (uncredited)
 1932 Now We'll Tell One (Short)
Professor Darien, Muriel's Grandfather
 1932 Prosperity
Erza Higgins
 1932 Okay America!
O'Toole (uncredited)
 1932 Life Begins
Harry (uncredited)
 1932 The Night Club Lady
Dr. Magnus (uncredited)
 1932 Lady and Gent
 1932 Sinners in the Sun
Garage Mechanic (uncredited)
 1932 The Rider of Death Valley
Elmer - Assayer (uncredited)
 1932 The Miracle Man
Hiram Higgins
 1932 Are You Listening?
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1932 Business and Pleasure
American Tourist (uncredited)
 1932 Union Depot
Doctor / Little Boy's Father (uncredited)
 1932 High Pressure
Oscar Brown - Realty Agent (uncredited)
 1931 The Big Shot
Herb, the Postmaster (uncredited)
 1931 Peach O'Reno
Counselor Jackson #3 (uncredited)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love
Factory Clerk (uncredited)
 1931 Way Back Home
Station Master (uncredited)
 1931 The Tip-Off
Edna's Uncle (uncredited)
 1931 Five Star Final
Schwartz - Undertaker (uncredited)
 1931 Bad Girl
 1931 The Public Defender
Country Club Waiter (uncredited)
 1931 I Take This Woman
Station Agent
 1931 Big Business Girl
Luke C. Winters (as Frank Darion)
 1931 Everything's Rosie
Sam Hall (uncredited)
 1931 The She-Wolf
Remington's Associate (uncredited)
 1931 June Moon
Window Cleaner
 1931 Cimarron
Mr. Bixby (uncredited)
 1926 Old Ironsides
Seaman (uncredited)
 1917 A Laundry Clean-Up (Short)
 1917 His Criminal Career (Short)
 1915 The Jinx on Jenks (Short)
 1915 Over and Back (Short)
Ed - Fay's Sweetheart
 1915 Faithful to the Finish (Short)
 1915 The Fatal Finger Prints (Short)
Austin Force
 1915 Father Love (Short)
 1915 The Deacon's Whiskers (Short)
The Minister
 1915/III Safety First (Short)
 1915 Beppo, the Barber (Short)
 1915 Gasoline Gus (Short)
Kennedy - a Crook
 1915 Ethel's Romance (Short)
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