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Also Known As: Died: May 13, 1962
Born: November 4, 1902 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, USA Profession: actor, musician

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Frank Jenks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jenks kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and the Fred Astaire musical "Follow the Fleet" (1936). He also appeared in the Lily Pons musical "That Girl From Paris" (1936), "The Witness Chair" (1936) and "The Last Outlaw" (1936). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the Marlene Dietrich romance "The Flame of New Orleans" (1941), the comedy "Scattergood Meets Broadway" (1941) with Guy Kibbee and the Charles Boyer dramatic adaptation "Back Street" (1941). He also appeared in the comedy "Tall, Dark and Handsome" (1941) with Cesar Romero. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Bedside Manner" (1945), "Zombies on Broadway" (1945) and "The Kid Sister" (1945). He also appeared in "G.I. Honeymoon" (1945) and "The Phantom of 42nd Street" (1945). Jenks more recently acted in the sci-fi picture "The Amazing Colossal Man" (1957) with Glenn Langan. Jenks passed away in May 1962 at the age of 60.

Frank Jenks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jenks kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and the Fred Astaire musical "Follow the Fleet" (1936). He also appeared in the Lily Pons musical "That Girl From Paris" (1936), "The Witness Chair" (1936) and "The Last Outlaw" (1936). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the Marlene Dietrich romance "The Flame of New Orleans" (1941), the comedy "Scattergood Meets Broadway" (1941) with Guy Kibbee and the Charles Boyer dramatic adaptation "Back Street" (1941). He also appeared in the comedy "Tall, Dark and Handsome" (1941) with Cesar Romero. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Bedside Manner" (1945), "Zombies on Broadway" (1945) and "The Kid Sister" (1945). He also appeared in "G.I. Honeymoon" (1945) and "The Phantom of 42nd Street" (1945). Jenks more recently acted in the sci-fi picture "The Amazing Colossal Man" (1957) with Glenn Langan. Jenks passed away in May 1962 at the age of 60.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) Reporter
2.
 Merry Andrew (1958) Bertie
3.
 The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) Deliveryman
4.
 Dig That Uranium (1956) Olaf
5.
 Artists and Models (1956) Piano mover
6.
 Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956) Frank, studio floor director
7.
 The She-Creature (1956) Detective sergeant
8.
 Friendly Persuasion (1956) Sharper
9.
 The Houston Story (1956) Louie Phelan
10.
 Not As a Stranger (1955) Mr. Parrish
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