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DIRECTOR:

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  Smoldering Embers (1920) Director
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  Dollar for Dollar (1920) Director
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  The Silver Girl (1919) Director
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  Brothers Divided (1919) Director
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  War's Women (1915) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 The Gilded Butterfly (1926) Jim Haverhill
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 East Lynne (1925) Chief Justice Hare
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 When the Door Opened (1925) Grandfather de Fontenac
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 The Dixie Handicap (1925) Judge Roberts
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 My Lady's Lips (1925) Forbes Lombard
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 Women Who Give (1924) Jonathan Swift
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 Brass (1923) Frank Church
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 Hearts Aflame (1923) Luke Taylor
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 Scars of Jealousy (1923) Colonel Newland
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 Lorna Doone (1922) Sir Charles Ensor
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Tony Scott ( 2006-05-08 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: April 8, 1858 Dubuque, IA
Died: February 24, 1929 Hollywood, CA
Grandfather of actor Keenan Wynn. Frank was considered a ‘furniture actor’ on stage. While on stage he was so often drunk that he had to lean or hold onto furniture to keep from falling down. His daughter Hilda was the wife of Ed Wynn. Known throughout the country for his stage work, Keenan was ranked as one of the foremost stage artists prior to moving to Hollywood.

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