skip navigation
Frank Jenks

Frank Jenks

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

The Navy Comes Through ... America was at war, and many a seagoing vessel got called to duty, like the... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

Seven Miles From Alcatraz ... They may have busted out of prison, but the World War II battle for freedom has... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

She's Got Everything /... Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond. A classic double feature finds Sothern first as a... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

The Bowery Boys: Volume Four ... Pardon the malaprop above, but it's time to celebrate in the style of Terence... more info $39.96was $47.99 Buy Now

Philo Vance's Gamble ... Directed by Basil Wrangell. Starring Gavin Gordon, Alan Curtis, Frank Jenks. more info $10.95was $14.99 Buy Now

The Kid Sister ... Directed by Sam Newfield. Starring Constance Worth, Frank Jenks, Judy Clark. more info $10.95was $14.99 Buy Now

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

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

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.

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Merry Andrew (1958) Bertie
2.
 Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) Reporter
3.
 The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) Deliveryman
4.
 Friendly Persuasion (1956) Sharper
5.
 Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956) Frank, studio floor director
6.
 Dig That Uranium (1956) Olaf
7.
 The Houston Story (1956) Louie Phelan
8.
 Artists and Models (1956) Piano mover
9.
 The She-Creature (1956) Detective sergeant
10.
 Outlaw Treasure (1955) Telegraph operator
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute