Frank Orth

Frank Orth

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Frank Orth was born on Feb 21, 1880 in USA. Frank Orth's big-screen debut came with The Unwelcome Stranger directed by Phil Rosen in 1935, strarring Jackson. Frank Orth is known for Boston Blackie directed by Eddie Davis, Kent Taylor stars as Boston Blackie and Lois Collier as Mary Wesley. The upcoming new tvshow Frank Orth plays is Love That Jill - Season 1 which will be released on Jan 20, 1958.

Orth started his career in vaudeville in 1897. He married Ann Codee who would be his wife for fifty years until her death in 1961. Together they were billed as Codee and Orth. He entered movies by making the first foreign language film shorts in sound for Warner Bros. in 1928. That started him on a long career of small parts, often playing cops or bartenders and always Irish. His best known role was as Inspector Faraday in the "Boston Blackie" TV series. He retired in 1959 after undergoing throat surgery.

  • Birthday

    Feb 21, 1880
  • Place of Birth

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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