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Frank Beal was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Beal started off his career in film with roles in "The Best Bad Man" (1925) and "The Stolen Bride" (1927). Beal then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "The Danger Rider" (1928), the western "The Big Diamond Robbery" (1929) with Tom Mix and the Richard Dix adaptation "Cimarron" (1930). He also appeared in the Pat O'Brien action movie "Air Mail" (1932), the Lew Ayres drama "Night World" (1932) and "Phantom Thunderbolt" (1933). Later in his career, Beal acted in the Randolph Scott remake "Sunset Pass" (1933). Beal passed away in December 1934 at the age of 72.

Frank Beal was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Beal started off his career in film with roles in "The Best Bad Man" (1925) and "The Stolen Bride" (1927). Beal then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "The Danger Rider" (1928), the western "The Big Diamond Robbery" (1929) with Tom Mix and the Richard Dix adaptation "Cimarron" (1930). He also appeared in the Pat O'Brien action movie "Air Mail" (1932), the Lew Ayres drama "Night World" (1932) and "Phantom Thunderbolt" (1933). Later in his career, Beal acted in the Randolph Scott remake "Sunset Pass" (1933). Beal passed away in December 1934 at the age of 72.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Soul and Body (1921) Director
2.
  A World of Folly (1920) Director
3.
  The Devil's Riddle (1920) Director
4.
  The Divorce Trap (1919) Director
5.
  Thieves (1919) Director
6.
  Chasing Rainbows (1919) Director
7.
  Broken Commandments (1919) Director
8.
  Tin Pan Alley (1919) Director
9.
  Her Moment (1918) Director
10.
  The Danger Zone (1918) Director

CAST: (feature film)

2.
 Only Yesterday (1933)
3.
 Phantom Thunderbolt (1933) Mr. Oldham
4.
 Sunset Pass (1933) Judge
5.
 Night World (1932)
6.
 Madame Racketeer (1932) First bank director
7.
 Everything's Rosie (1931) Mr. Lowe
8.
 Young Donovan's Kid (1931) McConnell
9.
 Cimarron (1931) Louis Venable
10.
 Men on Call (1931) Captain
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: September 11, 1862 Cleveland, OH
Died: December 20, 1934 Los Angeles, CA
Married to actresses Louise Lester and Mary Egan, Beal's son Scott was a director for Universal Studios. Beal appeared in two Broadway productions, ‘Lost River’ in 1900 and ‘Sold and Paid For’ also in 1900.

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