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Frank Lovejoy (1912–1962)


Square-jawed, intense, no-nonsense Frank Lovejoy played a succession of detectives, street cops, reporters, soldiers and such over his career. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1912, he worked on Wall Street as a teenager, but the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 cost him his job, and to make ends meet he got into acting. He played in touring ... See full bio »

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Known For

In a Lonely Place
In a Lonely Place Brub Nicolai
(1950)
Lux Video Theatre
Lux Video Theatre Clark / Uncle Charlie / Walter Neff
(1953-1955)
The Winning Team
The Winning Team Rogers Hornsby
(1952)

Filmography

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 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Lieutenant Kincaid
- County General (1962) ... Lieutenant Kincaid
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Judge Loren Tolliver
- The Fix (1961) ... Judge Loren Tolliver
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Major Ludwig Gesner
- The Ballet of the Paper Bullet (1961) ... Major Ludwig Gesner
 1954-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Andrew Kirk / Mike Corriden
- Shadow of a Pale Horse (1960) ... Andrew Kirk
- Baseball Blues (1954) ... Mike Corriden
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Judge Parker
- The Hanging Judge (1960) ... Judge Parker
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Dave
- Escape (1960) ... Dave
 1957-1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Lloyd Bannister / Sam Walston / Jim Todd
- Shadows (1959) ... Lloyd Bannister
- Hanging Fever (1959) ... Sam Walston
- No Man Living (1957) ... Jim Todd
 1956-1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Joe Winters / Walter Davidson / Walter
- Circles of Panic (1959) ... Joe Winters
- Out of Control (1958) ... Walter Davidson
- Code 258 (1956) ... Walter
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Paul Nelson
- Backtrack (1959) ... Paul Nelson
 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Ace - Gangster
- Freddie's Hideout (1959) ... Ace - Gangster
 1956-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Arthur Hennicut / William E. Wiley
- The Raider (1959) ... Arthur Hennicut
- The Country Husband (1956) ... William E. Wiley
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Silent Night (1958) ... Doctor
 1957-1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
McGraw
- Rare Perfume (1958) ... McGraw
- The Diamond (1958) ... McGraw
- The Lie That Came True (1958) ... McGraw
- Face of the Dead (1958) ... McGraw
- The Long Aloha (1958) ... McGraw
 1958 Cole Younger, Gunfighter
Cole Younger
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Inspector Ed McCook
- Chicago 2-1-2 (1957) ... Inspector Ed McCook
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Vic Chambers
- Sweet Charlie (1957) ... Vic Chambers
 1956 Three Brave Men
Capt. Amos Winfield U.S.N.
 1956 Julie
Det. Lt. Pringle
 1956 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Mike Barnett
- Episode #1.9 (1956) ... Mike Barnett
- Episode #1.8 (1956) ... Mike Barnett
- Episode #1.7 (1956) ... Mike Barnett
- Algiers Caper (1956) ... Mike Barnett
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Mike Barnett
 1953-1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
McGraw / Capt. Jim Barr / Randy Stone
- Yellowbelly (1956) ... Capt. Jim Barr
- The Long Count (1954) ... McGraw
- Meet McGraw (1954) ... McGraw
- Search in the Night (1953) ... Randy Stone
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Jim Hubbard / Sam Neeley / Dr. Philip Martin
- The Whizzer (1956) ... Jim Hubbard
- Safe Journey (1955) ... Sam Neeley
- Honolulu (1955) ... Dr. Philip Martin
 1954-1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Ben Dana
- The Passport (1955) ... Ben Dana
 1955 The Crooked Web
Stanley E. 'Stan' Fabian
 1955 Shack Out on 101
Prof. Sam Bastion
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Lt. Steve Maryk
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1955) ... Lt. Steve Maryk
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
- Day of the Trial (1955)
 1955 Finger Man
Casey Martin
 1955 Top of the World
Maj. Brad Cantrell
 1955 Mad at the World
Police Capt. Tom Lynn
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
McGraw / William Fletcher
- The Long Count (1955) ... McGraw
- The Deceiving Eye (1955) ... William Fletcher
 1955 Strategic Air Command
Gen. Ennis C. Hawkes
 1953-1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Uncle Charlie / Walter Neff / Clark
- Shadow of a Doubt (1955) ... Uncle Charlie
- Double Indemnity (1954) ... Walter Neff
- The Second Meeting (1953) ... Clark
 1955 The Americano
Bento Hermany
 1954 Men of the Fighting Lady
Lt. Comdr. Paul Grayson
 1954 Beachhead
Sgt. Fletcher
 1953 The Charge at Feather River
Sgt. Charlie Baker
 1953 The System
John E. 'Johnny' Merrick
 1953 House of Wax
Det. Lt. Tom Brennan
 1953 The Hitch-Hiker
Gilbert Bowen
 1953 She's Back on Broadway
John Webber
 1952 The Winning Team
Rogers Hornsby
 1952 Retreat, Hell!
Lt. Col. Steve L. Corbett
 1951 Starlift
Frank Lovejoy
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams
Walter Donaldson
 1951 Force of Arms
Maj. Blackford
 1951 Goodbye, My Fancy
Matt Cole
 1950 The Sound of Fury
Howard Tyler
 1950 Breakthrough
Sgt. Pete Bell
 1950 Three Secrets
Bob Duffy
 1950 South Sea Sinner
Doc
 1950 In a Lonely Place
Brub Nicolai
 1949 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1949)
 1949 Home of the Brave
Sergeant Mingo
 1948 Black Bart
Mark Lorimer
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Stage: Appeared (as "Pfc. Charles Coke") in "A Sound of Hunting" on Broadway. Written by Harry Brown. Directed by Anthony Brown. Lyceum Theatre: 20 Nov 1945-8 Dec 1945 (23 performances). Cast: William Beal, Kenneth Brauer, Ralph Brooke, Bruce Evans, Charles Flynn, Carl Frank, Stacy Harris, Burt Lancaster (as "Sgt. Joseph Mooney"), Sam... See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Interred at Holy Cross Cemetary in Culver City, California. See more »

Star Sign:

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