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Frank Ellis (I) (1897–1969)

Frank Ellis was born on February 26, 1897 in Newkirk, Oklahoma, USA as Frank Birney Ellis. He is known for his work on Border Wolves (1938), Roll Wagons Roll (1940) and Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952). He was married to Jessie, Madonna and Nellie. He died on February 23, 1969 in Saugus, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Border Wolves McCone - Henchman
Roll Wagons Roll Doc Williams
Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom Hendrickson [Chs. 1-2, 4, 8-9]
Treason Lafe - Randall Rider


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 1969 Death of a Gunfighter
Townsman (uncredited)
 1961-1968 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Townsman / Barfly / Waiter
- Lobo (1968) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Carter Caper (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Easy Come (1963) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Old York (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- With a Smile (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1968 Hang 'Em High
Prisoner in Wagon (uncredited)
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
- What's in a Name (1968) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
Barfly (uncredited)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Townsman (uncredited)
 1966 Waco
Barfly (uncredited)
 1966 The Rare Breed
Dodge Townsman (uncredited)
 1963-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Barfly / Townsman / Townsman at Meeting / ...
- Men with Guns (1966) ... Townsman at Meeting (uncredited)
- Return a Stranger (1964) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Dark Challenge (1964) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Ryker (1964) ... Saloon Employee Stacking Chairs (uncredited)
- Stopover in a Western Town (1963) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1966 The Loner (TV Series)
- Mantrap (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Man at Standoff
- Palms of Glory (1965) ... Man at Standoff (uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race
Barfly (uncredited)
 1961-1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Wagon Train Member / Townsman / Barfly
- The Silver Lady (1965) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The Pearlie Garnet Story (1964) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Geneva Balfour Story (1964) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The Swamp Devil (1962) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The George B. Hanrahan Story (1962) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
 1964 Bullet for a Badman
Card Player (uncredited)
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
- The Solid Gold Girl (1964) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1961-1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Townsman / Barfly / Miner
- The Legacy (1963) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The Thunderhead Swindle (1961) ... Miner (uncredited)
- The Rival (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Tax Collector (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Rawhider / Townsman
- Incident of the Rawhiders (1963) ... Rawhider (uncredited)
- Incident of the Gallows Tree (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1963 The Gun Hawk
Barfly (uncredited)
 1963 Cattle King
Rancher (uncredited)
 1952-1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Townsman / Wimmer Boarder / Wagon Driver / ...
- With Honesty and Integrity (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Miracle at Whiskey Gulch (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Sixth Sense (1954) ... Wimmer Boarder (uncredited)
- The Kickapoo Run (1954) ... Wagon Driver (uncredited)
- Self Made Man (1952) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1961-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Townsman / Crown Henchman
- End of the Hunt (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Short Rope for a Tall Man (1961) ... Crown Henchman (uncredited)
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird
Juror (uncredited)
 1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
- Doctor on Horseback (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- Who Lives by the Gun (1962) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1961-1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Juror / Townsman
- Justice in a Hurry (1962) ... Juror (uncredited)
- The Accusers (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 Sergeants 3
Barfly (uncredited)
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Townsman / Wagon Driver
- Quick Shuffle (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Balloon Girl (1962) ... Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Seaman at Soup Kitchen
- The Canada Run (1962) ... Seaman at Soup Kitchen (uncredited)
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Poker Player / Townsman
- The Kid (1961) ... Poker Player (uncredited)
- Long Weekend (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1961 Bronco (TV Series)
- The Equalizer (1961) ... Gunman (uncredited)
 1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Clanton Gunman / Juror
- Wyatt's Brothers Join Up (1961) ... Clanton Gunman (uncredited)
- Until Proven Guilty (1961) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sweeping Storekeeper
- Monday Morning (1961) ... Sweeping Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
- The Challenger (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1961 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series)
Congregation Member
- The Bible Man (1961) ... Congregation Member (uncredited)
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
- Culley (1961) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1961 Klondike (TV Series)
- Swing Your Partner (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Man from God's Country
Townsman (uncredited)
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Trial Spectator
- The Trial (1957) ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Once a Hero (1956) ... Cowboy (uncredited)
 1954 The Yellow Mountain
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1954 Dawn at Socorro
Casino Patron (uncredited)
 1953-1954 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Bartender / Townsman / Mob member
- Prize Winner (1954) ... Bartender (uncredited)
- Bandidos (1953) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Outlaw Stage (1953) ... Mob member (uncredited)
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Townsman / Townsman Watching Fight
- Outlaw Mesa (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Annie Meets Some Tenderfeet (1954) ... Townsman Watching Fight (uncredited)
- Annie and the Texas Sandman (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1954 Silver Lode
Townsman (uncredited)
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Townsman / Sheriff Bob Ohlinger
- Henry Plummer (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Billy the Kid (1954) ... Sheriff Bob Ohlinger (uncredited)
 1954 Battle of Rogue River
Trooper (uncredited)
 1954 Ride Clear of Diablo
Miner (uncredited)
 1951-1953 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Townsman / Line-Worker / Deputy / ...
- West of Cheyenne (1953) ... Line-Worker (uncredited)
- Hideout (1953) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Trail of the Lawless (1952) ... Deputy (uncredited)
- Peace Pipe (1952) ... Printer (uncredited)
- Outlaw Masquerade (1952) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Vigilante Terror
Henchman (uncredited)
 1953 Prisoners of the Casbah
Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd
Kidd's Ship's Wheelman (uncredited)
 1953 The Stranger Wore a Gun
Prescott Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Man from the Alamo
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1953 The Last Posse
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Marshal's Daughter
Barfly (uncredited)
 1953 Powder River
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Lone Hand
Citizen (uncredited)
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched
Barfly (uncredited)
 1953 Star of Texas
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
- Golden Trap (1952) ... Stableman (uncredited)
 1952 The Raiders
Miner (uncredited)
 1952 Montana Belle
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Son of Geronimo: Apache Avenger
Jed Hardy (ch 1) (uncredited)
 1952 Canyon Ambush
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
- Outlaw's Return (1952) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Fargo
Henchman (uncredited)
 1952 Hellgate
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Montana Incident
Frank (uncredited)
 1952 Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom
Hendrickson [Chs. 1-2, 4, 8-9]
 1952 Junction City
 1952 The Rough, Tough West
Barfly (uncredited)
 1952 Apache Country
Man at Show (uncredited)
 1952 Outlaw Women
Badman (uncredited)
 1952 The Gunman
Seth Harper (uncredited)
 1952 King of the Congo
 1952 Night Stage to Galveston
Henchman (uncredited)
 1952 The Frontier Phantom
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere
First Hijack Thug [Ch. 9] (uncredited)
 1951 Man in the Saddle
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Desert of Lost Men
Posse Member (uncredited)
 1951 Whistling Hills
Matt - Stage Guard (uncredited)
 1951 Mysterious Island
Pirate (uncredited)
 1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita
Race Starter (uncredited)
 1951 Stagecoach Driver
Dick (uncredited)
 1951 Nevada Badmen
Buck - Stage Guard (uncredited)
 1951 Blazing Bullets
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Short Grass
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Revenue Agent
Mine Caretaker (uncredited)
 1950 Indian Territory
Square Dancer (uncredited)
 1950 Frisco Tornado
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Silver Raiders
Guard on Mexican Side (uncredited)
 1950 I Killed Geronimo
Trooper Thomas (uncredited)
 1950 I Shot Billy the Kid
Hindman, Brady's Deputy (uncredited)
 1950 Atom Man vs. Superman
Lawson's Police Escort [Ch. 1] / Phoney News Photographer [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
Posse Leader (uncredited)
 1950 Gunslingers
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Cody of the Pony Express
Durk - Henchman [Chs.1,2,4,8-10,12-15]
 1950 Singing Guns
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Fence Riders
Jake - Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 The Adventures of Sir Galahad
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1949 Roaring Westward
Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 Roll, Thunder, Roll!
El Conejo Rider (uncredited)
 1949 Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Batman and Robin
Policeman Assigned to Set Up Jason's Escape [Ch. 10] (uncredited)
 1949 Across the Rio Grande
Henchman (uncredited)
 1949 The Gay Amigo
Man Watching Fight (uncredited)
 1949 Ghost of Zorro
Townsman (Ch's 1,10) (uncredited)
 1949 Gun Law Justice
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Law of the West
Frank - Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 The Valiant Hombre
Duffy - Henchman
 1948 Courtin' Trouble
Rancher (uncredited)
 1948 Adventures of Frank and Jesse James
Citizen #1 (uncredited)
 1948 Superman
Mine Security Guard (uncredited)
 1948 Triggerman
Barfly (uncredited)
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains
Crane (uncredited)
 1948 The Westward Trail
Stableman Taggart
 1948 Deadline
Henry Blake
 1948 Stage to Mesa City
 1948 Albuquerque
Posseman (uncredited)
 1948 Check Your Guns
Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 Brick Bradford
Roark - Sailor (uncredited)
 1947 Under Colorado Skies
Henchman Mike (uncredited)
 1947 Return of the Lash
Slim Lowery (uncredited)
 1947 Along the Oregon Trail
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Western Character (uncredited)
 1947 Gunfighters
Deputy (uncredited)
 1947 The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West
Sadlow a.k.a. X-8 (uncredited)
 1947 Border Feud
Brings Letter. (uncredited)
 1947 Out West (Short)
Jake (uncredited)
 1947 Jack Armstrong
Lobard (uncredited)
 1947 Son of Zorro
Townsman at Auction (uncredited)
 1947 Wild Country
2nd Guard (uncredited)
 1946 The Fighting Frontiersman
Henchman Frank (uncredited)
 1946 Stars Over Texas
El Paso Deputy (uncredited)
 1946 Santa Fe Uprising
Rancher (uncredited)
 1946 Son of the Guardsman
Morgan (uncredited)
 1946 My Darling Clementine
Barfly (uncredited)
 1946 Outlaws of the Plains
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Overland Riders
Cherokee - Henchman
 1946 Death Valley
Jailer (uncredited)
 1946 Prairie Badmen
Bill Thompson
 1946 Chick Carter, Detective
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 Tumbleweed Trail
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1946 Two-Fisted Stranger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 That Texas Jamboree
Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 Badman's Territory
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Terrors on Horseback
Henchman Conners (uncredited)
 1946 Gentlemen with Guns
Henchman Red Cassidy
 1946 Swing, Cowboy, Swing
Frank Lawson
 1946 Ambush Trail
Owens - Henchman
 1946 California Gold Rush
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Days of Buffalo Bill
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Lightning Raiders
Henchman Gibbs (uncredited)
 1945 Wagon Wheels Westward
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Song of Old Wyoming
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Border Badmen
Henchman Bennett (uncredited)
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado
Deputy (uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Fugitives
Mert Donner
 1945 Rustlers of the Badlands
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1945 Three in the Saddle
Deputy (uncredited)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 Wildfire
Rancher Carter (uncredited)
 1945 Trail of Kit Carson
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Enemy of the Law
Henchman Red
 1945 Corpus Christi Bandits
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 Shadows of Death
Henchman Frisco
 1945 Gun Smoke
Deuce - Henchman
 1945 Marked for Murder
Jed Moore (uncredited)
 1945 His Brother's Ghost
Farmer (uncredited)
 1944 The Whispering Skull
Henchman Eilers (uncredited)
 1944 Oath of Vengeance
Murdered Cowhand Vic
 1944 Firebrands of Arizona
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Dead or Alive
Yackey Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Wild Horse Phantom
Kallen - Henchman
 1944 Code of the Prairie
Office Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Cheyenne Wildcat
Deputy (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Forty Thieves
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Sonora Stagecoach
Henchman Tex (uncredited)
 1944 Outlaw Trail
Henchman Fred (uncredited)
 1944 Mojave Firebrand
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Oklahoma Raiders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Frontier Outlaws
Rusty Bradford (uncredited)
 1944 Arizona Whirlwind
Henchman Lefty
 1944 Outlaw Roundup
Henchman Sam Panzer
 1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Westward Bound
Henchman Judd
 1943 Klondike Kate
Smith Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Farmer (uncredited)
 1943 Death Valley Rangers
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Death Valley Manhunt
Masked Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Boss of Rawhide
Jim Davis (uncredited)
 1943 Overland Mail Robbery
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Devil Riders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Rancher (uncredited)
 1943 The Underdog
Old Timer (uncredited)
 1943 Blazing Guns
 1943 Raiders of Red Gap
Henchman Jed
 1943 Trail of Terror
Henchman Joe
 1943 Blazing Frontier
Tragg Deputy Biff
 1943 Black Market Rustlers
Henchman Kyper
 1943 Wagon Tracks West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Cattle Stampede
Elkins - Henchman (as Frank Ellie)
 1943 Black Hills Express
Deputy (uncredited)
 1943 Law of the Saddle
Henchman Vic Dawson
 1943 Cowboy Commandos
Henchman Mario
 1943 Western Cyclone
Ranch Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Death Rides the Plains
Henchman Sam (uncredited)
 1943 Fugitive of the Plains
Henchman Dirk
 1943 Carson City Cyclone
Fred Shepherd (uncredited)
 1943 Wild Horse Rustlers
Henchman Jake Greene
 1943 Two Fisted Justice
Harve, Henchman
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Raider (uncredited)
 1942 Trail Riders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Outlaws of Boulder Pass
Ringo - Henchman
 1942 The Mysterious Rider
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Heart of the Golden West
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Little Joe, the Wrangler
Miner (uncredited)
 1942 Criminal Investigator
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Undercover Man
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Texas to Bataan
Ken Richards
 1942 Along the Sundown Trail
Williams - Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Phantom Killer
 1942 Bandit Ranger
 1942 Deep in the Heart of Texas
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Sin Town
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Townsman [Ch. 13] (uncredited)
 1942 Border Roundup
Henchman Joe Gardner (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Arizona Stage Coach
Stagecoach Guard Dan
 1942 Prairie Pals
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Sheriff of Sage Valley
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Thundering Hoofs
Carver - Henchman
 1942 Tumbleweed Trail
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
Cowhand at Dance (uncredited)
 1942 Come on Danger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Texas Justice
Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited)
 1942 In Old California
Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1942 Stardust on the Sage
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Down Texas Way
Red - Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Rolling Down the Great Divide
Rancher Opposing Vigilantism (uncredited)
 1942 Land of the Open Range
Henchman Dode
 1942 Jesse James, Jr.
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Lawless Plainsmen
Jim (uncredited)
 1942 Rock River Renegades
 1942 Raiders of the West
Deputy Duke (uncredited)
 1942 Stagecoach Buckaroo
Cheated Gambler (uncredited)
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Man at Citizen's Meeting (uncredited)
 1942 Below the Border
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 The Lone Rider and the Bandit
Zeke - the Bartender (uncredited)
 1942 Texas Man Hunt
Hank Smith
 1941 Dude Cowboy
Slim (uncredited)
 1941 Arizona Cyclone
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Bandit Trail
 1941 Tonto Basin Outlaws
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid Wanted
Henchman Bart
 1941 Twilight on the Trail
Charlie (uncredited)
 1941 Stick to Your Guns
Henchman Duby (uncredited)
 1941 Man from Montana
Henchman Decker
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Logger (uncredited)
 1941 The Son of Davy Crockett
Henchman Heavy (uncredited)
 1941 The Texas Marshal
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid in Santa Fe
Henchman Hank Baxter
 1941 Wrangler's Roost
Henchman Bull
 1941 The Lone Rider in Ghost Town
Henchman Red (uncredited)
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
Miner (uncredited)
 1941 Tumbledown Ranch in Arizona
Card Player (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Fighting Pals
Head of Lynch Mob (uncredited)
 1941 Robbers of the Range
Juror-Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Pals of the Pecos
Husky Deputy with Mustache (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Barfly (uncredited)
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Rider Chasing Duke (uncredited)
 1941 The Round Up
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Crosses the Rio
Henchman Fred
 1941 Outlaws of the Rio Grande
Henchman Brett
 1941 Prairie Pioneers
Haines (uncredited)
 1941 The Phantom Cowboy
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Kid's Last Ride
Henchman Wash
 1941 The Pinto Kid
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Western Union
Workman (uncredited)
 1941 White Eagle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On
Pete Daly
 1941 Wyoming Wildcat
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Trail of the Silver Spurs
Murder Victim #2 (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Bill, Steel Mill Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan
Plant Henchman [Chs. 10-11] (uncredited)
 1940 Law and Order
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 West of Abilene
Settler (uncredited)
 1940 Young Bill Hickok
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Trailing Double Trouble
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Under Texas Skies
Rancher (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona Gang Busters
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Roll Wagons Roll
Doc Williams
 1940 Gun Code
Deputy (uncredited)
 1940 Stage to Chino
Prospector (uncredited)
 1940 Stagecoach War
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1940 Winners of the West
Joe - Henchman[Chs. 2, 11] (uncredited)
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Frontier Crusader
Deputy (uncredited)
 1940 Prairie Law
Guard at Spring (uncredited)
 1940 Rocky Mountain Rangers
Texas Ranger with Mustache (uncredited)
 1940 Shooting High
Rufe Pritchard (uncredited)
 1940 Covered Wagon Trails
J.P. Allen
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Henchman with Buckboard (uncredited)
 1940 Drums of Fu Manchu
Tartar [Chs. 14-15] (uncredited)
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Express Agent (uncredited)
 1940 My Little Chickadee
Townsman Wanting to Form Posse (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Medicine Show Spectator (uncredited)
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion
Soldier [Ch. 11] (uncredited)
 1939 Westbound Stage
Spider - Henchman
 1939 The Stranger from Texas
Mailman (uncredited)
 1939 Chip of the Flying U
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds
Beefy Morgan (uncredited)
 1939 The Marshal of Mesa City
Slim - Henchman
 1939 Desperate Trails
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 New Frontier
Townsman at the Dance (uncredited)
 1939 Colorado Sunset
Dairyman Horner (uncredited)
 1939 The Man from Sundown
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Oregon Trail
Clear Water Blacksmith [Ch. 5 and Others] (uncredited)
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1939 The Law Comes to Texas
Henchman Monk (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
Kane's Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Texas Wildcats
Henchman Al
 1939 Southward Ho!
Davison (uncredited)
 1939 Lone Star Pioneers
Henchman Barlow (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 The Lone Ranger Rides Again
Joe Parker (uncredited)
 1939 Six-Gun Rhythm
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Sundown on the Prairie
Henchman Chuck (as Frank B. Ellis)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Ride 'em, Cowgirl
Sheriff Larson
 1939 Frontiers of '49
Luke - Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Honor of the West
Butch Grimes
 1938 Ghost Town Riders
Cal - Martin Cowhand (uncredited)
 1938 The Strange Case of Dr. Meade
Hillbilly Man (uncredited)
 1938 California Frontier
Barfly / Brawler (uncredited)
 1938 Western Jamboree
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Barfly (uncredited)
 1938 Storm Over Bengal
Tribesman (uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 In Early Arizona
 1938 Sunset Trail
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1938 Panamint's Bad Man
Jake - Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Flaming Frontiers
Reynolds - Wagoneer [Chs. 4-5] (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Henchman Carter (Ch. 1) (uncredited)
 1938 West of Cheyenne
Cal (uncredited)
 1938 The Toy Wife
Knife Wielding Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1938 Phantom Ranger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1938 The Last Stand
Posse Member (uncredited)
 1938 Call the Mesquiteers
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1938 Border Wolves
McCone - Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Cattle Raiders
Rustler / Trial Spectator (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Ranger
Morgan Henchman (Ch. 11) (uncredited)
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Hawaiian Buckaroo
Arizona Cowhand (uncredited)
 1937 Romance of the Rockies
 1937 Wild Horse Rodeo
Cowhand at Entry Stand (uncredited)
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Fake Guard (uncredited)
 1937 Zorro Rides Again
Raider Firing Cannon [Ch. 12] (uncredited)
 1937 Springtime in the Rockies
Beefy Cowhand in Mob Chasing Gene (uncredited)
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Round-Up
Saloon Set Extra (uncredited)
 1937 There Goes the Groom
Mr. Lloyd - Yacht Crewman (uncredited)
 1937 Roll Along, Cowboy
Blake Hand (uncredited)
 1937 Prairie Thunder
Blackie - Lynch's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
Miner (uncredited)
 1937 It Happened in Hollywood
Gorman (uncredited)
 1937 SOS Coast Guard
Kelp Plant Worker (uncredited)
 1937 Public Cowboy No. 1
Rustler (uncredited)
 1937 Hopalong Rides Again
Henchman Dirk (uncredited)
 1937 Heroes of the Alamo
Fred - Messenger
 1937 Boothill Brigade
Rancher Brown
 1937 The Californian
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Wild West Days
Blacksmith [Chs. 8 & 11] (uncredited)
 1937 One Man Justice
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Range Defenders
 1937 Two-Fisted Sheriff
 1937 Blazing Sixes
Barfly (uncredited)
 1937 Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin
Horner - Homesteader
 1937 Guns in the Dark
Red - Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 California Straight Ahead!
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Two Gun Law
Ambush Posse Lookout (uncredited)
 1937 Trail of Vengeance
Red Cassidy
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
Rancher Shooting Radio (uncredited)
 1937 Borderland
Frank - Bar K Cowhand (uncredited)
 1937 Santa Fe Rides
Deputy Bill Wilson (uncredited)
 1937 The Gambling Terror
Blackie - Brett's Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Rio Grande Ranger
Henchman Frank (uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Gringo
Court Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 The Plainsman
Hays City Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
Rontree - Sailor-Thug in Stocking Cap (uncredited)
 1936 Hopalong Cassidy Returns
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1936 End of the Trail
Mason Man (uncredited)
 1936 Code of the Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Traitor
Texas Ranger (uncredited)
 1936 The Vigilantes Are Coming
Mine Henchman Knocking Eagle Under Crusher / Cossack (uncredited)
 1936 The Texas Rangers
Texas Ranger (uncredited)
 1936 Ghost Patrol
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Lion's Den
Barfly (uncredited)
 1936 The Phantom Rider
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Aces and Eights
Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 Too Much Beef
Captured Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Fugitive Sheriff
Henchman Frank (uncredited)
 1936 Treachery Rides the Range
Buffalo Hunter (uncredited)
 1936 Under Two Flags (uncredited)
 1936 Roamin' Wild
Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 Feud of the West
Rodeo Official (uncredited)
 1936 Lightnin' Bill Carson
Hired Gunman (uncredited)
 1936 Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Joe-Man at Relay Station (uncredited)
 1936 O'Malley of the Mounted
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1936 Fast Bullets
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Band Member (uncredited)
 1936 Roarin' Guns
Al Porter - Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Bulldog Courage
Henchman Bill (uncredited)
 1935 The Singing Vagabond
Hearing Observer (uncredited)
 1935 Thunderbolt
 1935 Lawless Riders
Henchman Twister
 1935 Gallant Defender
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1935 Escape from Devil's Island
Convict (uncredited)
 1935 Lawless Range
Saloon Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1935 Westward Ho
Russell - Vigilante (uncredited)
 1935 Western Frontier
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Danger Trails
Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 Rio Rattler
Tonto - Henchman
 1935 Riding Wild
Rancher (uncredited)
 1935 The Outlaw Deputy
Man Who Slugs Tim (uncredited)
 1935 Border Brigands
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 The Laramie Kid
Convict (uncredited)
 1935 Justice of the Range
Barfly (uncredited)
 1935 Silent Valley
Henchman Bill Keller (uncredited)
 1935 The Desert Trail
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1935 The Miracle Rider
Trapper [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1935 Rainbow Valley
Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 Tracy Rides
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 The Phantom Empire
Guard Leader [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1935 Wolf Riders
Mr. Jennings (uncredited)
 1935 North of Arizona
Joe Borga - Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 The Lone Bandit
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1935 When a Man's a Man
Gambert Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Square Shooter
Ore Wagon Shotgun Rider (uncredited)
 1935 Unconquered Bandit
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1934 Cowboy Holiday
Barney - Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1934 The Westerner
Man Watching Card Game (uncredited)
 1934 Mystery Mountain
Hughes (uncredited)
 1934 When a Man Sees Red
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1934 In Old Santa Fe
Burly Deputy (uncredited)
 1934 The Red Rider
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 The Vanishing Shadow
Nick - Heavyset Thug [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1934 Pals of the Prairie (Short)
Henchman on Road (uncredited)
 1934 The Fighting Ranger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Pirate Treasure
Henchman Peters (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Code
Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Mystery Squadron
Henchman at Periscope (uncredited)
 1933 Gun Justice
Deputy Frank (uncredited)
 1933 War of the Range
Captured Rustler (uncredited)
 1933 The Trail Drive
Cattleman Frank (uncredited)
 1933 Gordon of Ghost City
Tucson Charley (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Parson
Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Fiddlin' Buckaroo
Henchman Snakey (uncredited)
 1933 The Man from Monterey
Frank - One of Morgan's Men (uncredited)
 1933 Fighting with Kit Carson
Pete (uncredited)
 1933 Somewhere in Sonora
Henchman Frank (uncredited)
 1933 Rusty Rides Alone
Poe Guard (uncredited)
 1933 Unknown Valley
Joshua Townsman (uncredited)
 1933 The Thrill Hunter
Studio Western Cowboy (uncredited)
 1933 The Three Musketeers
Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1933 The Dude Bandit
Bill (uncredited)
 1933 The Telegraph Trail
First Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Phantom Thunderbolt
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1933 Silent Men
Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Thundering Herd
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Treason
Lafe - Randall Rider
 1933 Via Pony Express
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 The Mysterious Rider
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 The Match King
Cowboy in Prologue (uncredited)
 1932 Sundown Rider
Frank (uncredited)
 1932 The Wyoming Whirlwind
Stage Guard (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden Trail
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1932 The Cowboy Counsellor
Charlie - Stage Guard (uncredited)
 1932 White Eagle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Outlaw Justice
Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 Heritage of the Desert
Barfly (uncredited)
 1932 The Big Stampede
Drake - Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Come on Danger!
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy
Hawk Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Hello Trouble
Frank - Texas Ranger (uncredited)
 1932 The Boiling Point
Cantina Drunk (uncredited)
 1932 Beyond the Rockies
Sherman Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Heroes of the West
Buffalo Hunter Bill [Chs. 9-10] (uncredited)
 1932 A Man's Land
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1932 Riders of the Desert
Arizona Ranger (uncredited)
 1932 Border Devils
Jailer (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Tornado
Rustler (uncredited)
 1932 Girl Crazy
Custerville Cowboy (uncredited)
 1932 Law of the West
Deputy Tom (uncredited)
 1932 Whistlin' Dan
Carver - Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 The Saddle Buster
Rodeo Spectator (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Cyclone
Townsman (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Gun Fighter
Townsman (uncredited)
 1932 Single-Handed Sanders
Judd (uncredited)
 1932 45 Calibre Echo
Cowhand in Saloon (uncredited)
 1932 One Man Law
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Partners
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Sunset Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 The Deadline
Posseman (uncredited)
 1931 The Range Feud
Walton Cowhand (uncredited)
 1931 The Fighting Marshal
Barfly (uncredited)
 1931 Quick Trigger Lee
Henchman Pete
 1931 Branded Men
Townsman Suggesting Steep Gulch (uncredited)
 1931 Shotgun Pass
Tom Johnson (uncredited)
 1931 Wild Horse
Rodeo Wrangler (uncredited)
 1931 Alias the Bad Man
Card Player (uncredited)
 1931 The Two Gun Man
Saloon Gunman (uncredited)
 1931 God's Country and the Man
Jim (uncredited)
 1931 The Hawk
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Not Exactly Gentlemen
Deputy (uncredited)
 1931 The Avenger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Ten Nights in a Bar-Room
Card Player (uncredited)
 1931 West of Cheyenne
Jim Halliday (uncredited)
 1930 Westward Bound
Car Thief (uncredited)
 1930 Breed of the West
Deputy Frank (uncredited)
 1930 Billy the Kid
Henchman Joe (uncredited)
 1930 The Land of Missing Men
Townsman (uncredited)
 1930 The Indians Are Coming
Sheriff (Ch.3) (uncredited)
 1930 Trails of Danger
Butch Coleman
 1930 Shadow Ranch
Barfly (uncredited)
 1930 Under Montana Skies
Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 Canyon Hawks
Boss Cowman (uncredited)
 1930 Way Out West
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1930 Song of the Caballero
Captain's Aide (uncredited)
 1930 Western Honor
 1930 Mountain Justice
Harland Clansman (uncredited)
 1930 The Cheyenne Kid
Henchman Gorman
 1930 The Fighting Legion
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1929 Courtin' Wildcats
Circus Hand (uncredited)
 1929 Bad Men's Money
Henchman (uncredited)
 1928 Texas Tommy
 1928 Two Tars (Short)
 1928 The Viking
Man Who Gives Sword to Alwin (uncredited)
 1928 Yellow Contraband
Dope Runner
 1928 Guardians of the Wild
Lead Henchman (uncredited)
 1928 Arizona Days (Short)
Hicks' Henchman (uncredited)
 1928 The Valley of Hunted Men
 1927 Code of the Cow Country
 1927 Whispering Smith Rides
Henchman (uncredited)
 1927 The Land Beyond the Law (uncredited)
 1926 The Outlaw Breaker
Sibley - Henchman (Sebley in credits)
 1926 Desert Greed
Quitting Henchman (uncredited)
 1926 Ace of Action
 1926 The Outlaw Express
 1926 Senor Daredevil
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1926 Without Orders
Taylor Beal
 1926 Speedy Spurs
Mr. Wells
 1926 Vanishing Hoofs
Jack Warren
 1926 The Roaring Rider (uncredited)
 1925 The Road from Latigo (Short)
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1925 The Desert Demon
Jim Slade
 1925 Tearin' Loose
The Law
 1925 Ace of Clubs
Horton Cowhand (uncredited)
 1925 A Desperate Chance
 1925 Buried Gold
 1925 The Road Agent
The Sheriff
 1925 The Fighting Sheriff
Jeff Baines
 1924 Bringin' Home the Bacon
The Bandit
 1923 King's Creek Law
James Lawton
 1923 The Extra Seven (Short)
 1921 The Fightin' Actor (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1921 The Show Down (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1920 Elmo the Fearless
Dan Bulger
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Frank Ellie | Frank B. Ellis

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Prolific western character actor in films for Columbia, Universal, Monogram, PRC and Republic. Usually seen as second string henchmen.

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