skip navigation
Frank Shannon

Frank Shannon



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs


Classic... It's time to saddle up the horses for these four splendid examples of Wild West... more info $26.98was $26.98 Buy Now

Black Gold... The quest for oil brings out the best and the worst in the characters populating... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

The Phantom... This collection from the classic 1940s serial is a thrilling journey into... more info $19.93was $19.93 Buy Now

Also Known As: Frank C. Shannon Died:
Born: July 27, 1874 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Frank Shannon worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Shannon landed roles in various films, including "Boomerang Bill" (1922), "Monsieur Beaucaire" (1924) and "The Eagle's Brood" (1935). He also appeared in the sci-fi motion picture "Flash Gordon" (1936) with Buster Crabbe, "The Texas Rangers" (1936) with Fred MacMurray and "Affairs of Cappy Ricks" (1937). He continued to act in productions like "Torchy Blane: The Adventurous Blonde" (1937), "Blondes at Work" (1938) and the Buster Crabbe sci-fi flick "Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars" (1938). He also appeared in "Torchy Blane in Panama" (1938), "Torchy Gets Her Man" (1938) and "Torchy Blane in Chinatown" (1939). During the latter part of his career, he continued to act in "Torchy Plays With Dynamite" (1939), "Torchy Runs For Mayor" (1939) and the Buster Crabbe sci-fi picture "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe" (1940). He also appeared in the western sequel "The Return of Frank James" (1940) with Henry Fonda and "The Phantom" (1944). Shannon last acted in "Crack-Up" (1946).

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute