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Frank Fontaine (I) (1920–1978)

Frank Fontaine was born on April 19, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Hit Parade of 1951 (1950), The Jackie Gleason Show (1966) and The Jack Benny Program (1950). He was married to Alma Clair Wakeham. He died on August 4, 1978 in Spokane, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Hit Parade of 1951 John L.O. 'Bingo' Sevony
The Jackie Gleason Show Crazy Guggenheim
The Jack Benny Program John L.T. Savonie / John L.T. Sivonie
The Model and the Marriage Broker Mr. Hjalmer Johannson


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 1973 The Godmothers
Don Palermo
 1967 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Crazy Guggenheim
- Milton Berle/Louis Armstrong/Frank Fontaine (1967) ... Crazy Guggenheim
 1962-1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Crazy Guggenheim / New Year's Eve Sketch / Fred Frump / ...
- Gleason Gaities 1966 (1966) ... Crazy Guggenheim
- Episode dated 23 April 1966 (1966) ... Crazy Guggenheim
- Episode #4.28 (1966) ... Crazy Guggenheim
- Episode #4.27 (1966) ... Crazy Guggenheim
- Episode #4.26 (1966) ... Crazy Guggenheim
 1962-1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer / Comedian
- Episode #16.34 (1963) ... Singer
- Episode #16.13 (1962) ... Comedian
 1951-1961 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
John L.T. Savonie / John L.T. Sivonie
- Detective Story (1961) ... John L.T. Savonie
- John Wayne Show (1960) ... John L.T. Savonie
- Ed Sullivan/Genevieve Show (1959) ... John L.T. Savonie
- The Faye Emerson and Frank Sinatra Show (1951) ... John L.T. Sivonie
 1959 Laramie (TV Series)
Singer-Ruffian in bar
- Bare Knuckles (1959) ... Singer-Ruffian in bar
 1957 On Camera (TV Series)
- Night Boss (1957)
 1953 Scared Stiff
Drunk on Pier (uncredited)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker
Mr. Hjalmer Johannson
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Crazy Gugenheim (uncredited)
 1951 Call Me Mister
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
John L.O. 'Bingo' Sevony
 1950 Stella
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
 1949 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Host (1st ep)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (34 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Frank Fontaine Sings Like Crazy" (RCA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frankie Fontaine | Frank Fontaine aka Crazy Guggenheim


Alma Clair Wakeham  (his death)  (11 children)

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