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Frank M. Thomas (1889–1989)

Frank M. Thomas was born on July 13, 1889 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Behind the Headlines (1937), The Shadow (1954) and Criminal Lawyer (1937). He was married to Mona Bruns. He died on November 25, 1989 in Tujunga, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Shadow Commissioner Weston
Criminal Lawyer William Walker


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 1965 Paradise Bay (TV Series)
Judge Grayson
 1957-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
The Husband / Colonel O'Donnell / Brig. General Cummings
- Bilko's Grand Hotel (1959) ... The Husband (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
- Bilko's Allergy (1958) ... Colonel O'Donnell (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
- Radio Station B.I.L.K.O. (1957) ... Brig. General Cummings
 1948-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Web of Guilt (1958) ... Tom (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
- A Square Peg (1953)
- Riddle Me This (1948)
 1950-1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Sam Parker
- Crisis on Tangier Island (1957) ... Sam Parker
 1955 The Challenge (TV Movie)
Mr. Harris
 1955 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
- The Jury (1955) ... Judge
 1952-1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Admiral / Senator Hall
- Man Lost (1955) ... Admiral
- Nostradamus Berry (1952) ... Senator Hall
- Storm (1952) ... (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
 1954 The Shadow (TV Short)
Commissioner Weston
 1954 You Are There (TV Series)
- The Oklahoma Land Rush (April 22, 1889) (1954) ... (as Frank Thomas)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- Public Relations (1953) ... (as Frank Thomas)
 1953 Horace Mann's Miracle (TV Movie)
Horace Mann
 1950-1952 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Capt. Burke / Pop Wagner
- The Dope Pushers (1952) ... Capt. Burke (as Frank Thomas)
- Hotel Con Game (1951) ... Capt. Burke
- Rest Home Murder (1951) ... Capt. Burke
- A Jockey Is Murdered (1951) ... Capt. Burke
- Peanut Dopey (1951) ... Capt. Burke (as Frank Thomas)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
- Key Witness (1951)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
- A Child Is Crying (1950) ... (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
 1950 The Sleeping City
Police Lt. Lally (uncredited)
 1950 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1948-1950 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Marley's Ghost
- Dirty Eddie (1950)
- Romeo and Juliet (1949)
- A Christmas Carol (1948) ... Marley's Ghost
 1949-1950 The Black Robe (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 January 1950 (1950) ... Judge (as Frank Thomas)
- Episode dated 5 January 1950 (1950) ... Judge
- Episode #1.23 (1949) ... Judge (as Frank Thomas)
- Episode #1.15 (1949) ... Judge (as Frank Thomas)
- Episode #1.5 (1949) ... Judge (as Frank Thomas)
 1949 Wesley (TV Series)
Wesley's Father
- Premiere Show (1949) ... Wesley's Father
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1946 The Story of Kenneth W. Randall, M.D.
John Randall (as Frank Thomas)
 1943 The Desert Song
Sergeant LeBlanc (uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello
 1943 No Place for a Lady
Webley (as Frank Thomas)
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Race Official (uncredited)
 1943 City Without Men
Senator (uncredited)
 1943 Mountain Rhythm
Dr. Elihu Prindle
 1942 Eyes in the Night
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1942 Apache Trail
Maj. Lowden
 1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
Mayor (as Frank Thomas)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Clifford Sheldon
 1942 The Talk of the Town
District Attorney Scott (uncredited)
 1942 The Postman Didn't Ring
 1942 Flight Lieutenant
Official at Hearing (uncredited)
 1942 A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen
Capt. H.T. Daley (as Frank Thomas)
 1942 The Great Man's Lady
 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Judge Alvin Kirby
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Dr. Jepson
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Tweed - Chicago Businessman (uncredited)
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Bill Keenan - Editor (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Ralph Bryan
 1941 Among the Living
 1941 Sierra Sue
Stacey Bromfield (as Frank Thomas)
 1941 Man at Large
Dr. G.G. Cataloni (uncredited)
 1941 Three Sons o' Guns
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 A Shot in the Dark
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Jansen (uncredited)
 1941 Arkansas Judge
August Huston
 1941 Wyoming Wildcat
Frank Gannon
 1940 Chad Hanna
Burke (as Frank Thomas)
 1940 Life with Henry
Joe Nye
 1940 Brigham Young
Hubert Crum (as Frank Thomas)
 1940 Maryland
Veterinarian (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
 1940 Lillian Russell
Official (as Frank Thomas)
 1940 Shooting High
Calvin Pritchard
 1940 Women Without Names
Prison Warden
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Confederate Surgeon (uncredited)
 1940 High School
History Teacher (uncredited)
 1940 City of Chance
Publisher (uncredited)
 1939 Two Thoroughbreds
Reeves (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of a Great Enemy
Politician (uncredited)
 1939 Saga of Death Valley
Ed Tasker
 1939 Beware Spooks!
Capt. Wood (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Hendricks (uncredited)
 1939 Scandal Sheet
District Attorney
 1939 $1000 a Touchdown
Dr. Black (uncredited)
 1939 Death of a Champion
Chief Sanders
 1939 They All Come Out
Superintendent - Chillicothe
 1939 Bachelor Mother
Orphanage Doctor
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Police Chief Gordon H. Lane
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
Colonel John Shaw
 1939 Society Lawyer
Lieutenant Stevens
 1939 Idiot's Delight
Bert (uncredited)
 1939 Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Jim Nixon
 1939 The Mysterious Miss X
District Attorney Al Ross
 1939 Disbarred
Dist. Atty. G.H. Blanchard
 1938 The Wrong Way Out (Short)
Police Captain Frank Hobson (uncredited)
 1938 Strange Faces
 1938 A Man to Remember
Jode Harkness
 1938 Mr. Doodle Kicks Off
Coach Hammond
 1938 The Renegade Ranger
Carson (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
Judge Wend (uncredited)
 1938 Crime Ring
Thomas Redwine
 1938 The Saint in New York
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1938 Blind Alibi
 1938 Vivacious Lady
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1938 Joy of Living
Arthur (uncredited)
 1938 Law of the Underworld
Police Captain Gargan
 1938 Go Chase Yourself
Police Chief
 1938 This Marriage Business
Mayor Frisbee
 1938 Maid's Night Out
'Mac' McCarthy
 1938 Night Spot
 1938 Everybody's Doing It
 1938 Crashing Hollywood
Detective Decker
 1937 Quick Money
Jim Clark
 1937 High Flyers
Officer Collins (uncredited)
 1937 Danger Patrol
Rocky Sanders
 1937 Breakfast for Two
Sam Ransome
 1937 Forty Naughty Girls
Jeff Plummer
 1937 The Big Shot
A.C. Murdock - Newspaper Editor
 1937 The Toast of New York
Fisk's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1937 Super-Sleuth
A.J. (voice, uncredited)
 1937 You Can't Beat Love
Mayor Olson
 1937 Meet the Missus
Barney Lott
 1937 Behind the Headlines
 1937 You Can't Buy Luck
Police Lt. Bond
 1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Mr. Redford
 1937 The Soldier and the Lady
Railroad Official (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Mr. Roberts
 1937 China Passage
Capt. Williams
 1937 Don't Tell the Wife
Insp. Mallory
 1937 We're on the Jury
Mr. D. Van Cobb- Prosecutor
 1937 They Wanted to Marry
 1937 Criminal Lawyer
William Walker
 1937 Racing Lady
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
M.L. Carter
 1936 Wanted! Jane Turner
 1936 Without Orders
Arthur Trueman
 1936 The Big Game
Coach (uncredited)
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Phillip Browning
 1936 Don't Turn 'em Loose
Attorney Pierce
 1936 Grand Jury
John Taylor
 1936 M'Liss
Alf Edwards
 1936 The Last Outlaw
Dr. Charles Mason
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Mike North (uncredited)
 1936 Special Investigator
Postmaster (uncredited)
 1934 Wednesday's Child
Attorney for the Defense (as Frank Thomas Sr.)
 1920 Deadline at Eleven
Jack Rawson (as Frank Thomas)
 1917 Nearly Married
Harry Lindsey (as Frank Thomas)
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