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Frankie Thomas got his start in the world of acting at the ripe age of 13. Thomas's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Wednesday's Child" (1934), "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937) and the Spencer Tracy drama "Boys Town" (1938). He also appeared in the Mischa Auer comedy "Little Tough Guys in Society" (1938) and the Bonita Granville mystery "Nancy Drew - Detective" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Ann Sheridan crime picture "Angels Wash Their Faces" (1939), "Code of the Streets" (1939) and "Nancy Drew - Reporter" (1939). He also appeared in the crime flick "Invisible Stripes" (1940) with George Raft. In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the biographical drama "One Foot in Heaven" (1941) with Fredric March, the drama "Always in My Heart" (1942) with Kay Francis and the comedic adaptation "The Major and the Minor" (1942) with Ginger Rogers. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "A Woman to Remember" (DuMont TV, 1948-49). Thomas last acted on "First Love" (NBC, 1953-56). Thomas passed away in May 2006 at the age of 85.

Frankie Thomas got his start in the world of acting at the ripe age of 13. Thomas's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Wednesday's Child" (1934), "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937) and the Spencer Tracy drama "Boys Town" (1938). He also appeared in the Mischa Auer comedy "Little Tough Guys in Society" (1938) and the Bonita Granville mystery "Nancy Drew - Detective" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Ann Sheridan crime picture "Angels Wash Their Faces" (1939), "Code of the Streets" (1939) and "Nancy Drew - Reporter" (1939). He also appeared in the crime flick "Invisible Stripes" (1940) with George Raft. In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the biographical drama "One Foot in Heaven" (1941) with Fredric March, the drama "Always in My Heart" (1942) with Kay Francis and the comedic adaptation "The Major and the Minor" (1942) with Ginger Rogers. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "A Woman to Remember" (DuMont TV, 1948-49). Thomas last acted on "First Love" (NBC, 1953-56). Thomas passed away in May 2006 at the age of 85.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Always in My Heart (1942) Martin Scott
2.
 The Major and the Minor (1942) Cadet Osborne
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 One Foot in Heaven (1941) Hartzell Spence
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 Flying Cadets (1941) [Newton] Adams
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 The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) Gabe Ryan
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 Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939) Ted Nickerson
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 Code of the Streets (1939) Bob Lewis
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 Nancy Drew...Trouble Shooter (1939) Ted Nickerson
9.
 Nancy Drew, Reporter (1939) Ted Nickerson
10.
 On Dress Parade (1939) Cadet Lt. Murphy
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