Frank Lovejoy

Frank Lovejoy


Birth Place
Bronx, New York, USA
March 28, 1912
October 02, 1962
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Family & Companions

Joan Banks Lovejoy
Actor. Died on January 18, 1998 of lung cancer.


Life Events

Photo Collections

Shack Out on 101 - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Shack Out on 101 (1955), starring Terry Moore and Lee Marvin. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
Men of the Fighting Lady - Publicity Stills
Here are a few publicity stills from MGM's Men of the Fighting Lady (1954), starring Van Johnson. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.


Movie Clip

Try And Get Me! (1951) -- (Movie Clip) I Never Have Any Trouble Intense real-time crime, Cy Endfield directs as brash Jerry (Lloyd Bridges) conducts newly recruited driver and novice criminal Howard (Frank Lovejoy) through his first heist, the victims not credited, in Try And Get Me!, 1951, from a novel and screenplay by Jo Pagano.
Try And Get Me! (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Time And Space Have Met Joining the dinner party at the small-city California home of columnist Gil and spouse (Richard Carlson, Irene Vernon), guests including editor Hal and wife (Art Smith, Lynn Gray) and house-guest Vito (Renzo Cesana), a professor from Italy, their history explained, as news comes in about another robbery (staged by leading man Frank Lovejoy and Lloyd Bridges), in Try And Get Me!, 1951.
Try And Get Me! (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Sautè Until Tender Hanging in his California home town having no luck finding work, increasingly desperate dad Howard (Frank Lovejoy) interrupts cook Mike (not credited) with columnist Stanton (Richard Carlson), then slick Jerry (Lloyd Bridges) bowling alone, director Cy Endfield introducing key players, early in Try And Get Me!, 1951.
Try And Get Me! (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Open, To The Devil In A Dive Bomber Bracing opening, the street preacher is Emerson Treacy, evoking a whole range of literary and cinematic precedents, with the introduction of top-billed Frank Lovejoy edited into the title sequence, the colorful truck driver not credited, from the last feature directed by blacklisted Cy Endfield, before emigrating to the U.K., in Try And Get Me!, 1951.
Try And Get Me! (1951) -- (Movie Clip) At Least We Weren't Beggars! Back in his hometown after failing to find work in a neighboring California city, we learn more about Howard (Frank Lovejoy), with wife Judy (Kathleen Ryan) and son Tommy (Donald Smelick), early in Try And Get Me!, 1951, from a novel and screenplay by Jo Pagano.
Hitch-Hiker, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) You Like To Shoot? The presence of the murderous hitcher Myers (William Talman) well-known to the audience but not to weekend-ing buddies Roy and Gilbert (Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy), as they meet along the California/Mexico border, assured direction by Ida Lupino, in The Hitch-Hiker, 1953.
Hitch-Hiker, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) A Man And A Gun And A Car An audacious grab for attention, a series of increasingly grim events and the newspaper-photo introduction of William Talman who is, in fact, the bad guy, comprising director and co-writer Ida Lupino's opening to The Hitch-Hiker, 1953, also starring Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy.
Hitch-Hiker, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Rabbit For Dinner Killer hitcher Myers (William Talman) is getting help from hostages Collins (Edmond O'Brien) and Bowen (Frank Lovejoy) as he plans his escape along the Mexican border, when he gets an idea for a game, Ida Lupino directing, in The Hitch-Hiker, 1953.
Starlift (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Look Out Stranger, I'm A Texas Ranger Just minutes left in the movie, Phil Harris has been MC at the now-regular show that Hollywood stars fly north to do for airmen at Travis Air Force Base, Harris appears, with Frank Lovejoy the villain, Virginia Gibson the gal, and finally Gary Cooper, the song by Ruby Raksin and Harris, in Warner Bros.’ Starlift, 1951.
In A Lonely Place (1950) -- (Movie Clip) You're The Killer Screenwriter Dix (Humphrey Bogart) is a dinner guest imagining the murder in which he's a suspect for cop-pal Brub (Frank Lovejoy) and his wife Sylvia (Jeff Donnell) in Nicholas Ray's In A Lonely Place 1950.
Home Of The Brave (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Human Coyote Continuing the flashbacks detailing events leading to the mental breakdown of army surveyor Moss (James Edwards), we join him with TJ (Steve Brodie), cartographer Finch (Lloyd Bridges) and Mingo (Frank Lovejoy) on their secret mission on a Japanese-occupied island in WWII, in Home Of The Brave, 1949.
Home Of The Brave (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I Wouldn't Care If He Was Purple In flashback, Major Robinson (Douglas Dick) briefing his team (Steve Brodie, Lloyd Bridges, Frank Lovejoy) about a difficult survey mission in the Pacific during WWII, when they meet their new man Moss (James Edwards), prompting a call to the colonel (Cliff Clark), in producer Stanley Kramer’s Home Of The Brave, 1949.


Stephen Lovejoy
Judith Lovejoy


Joan Banks Lovejoy
Actor. Died on January 18, 1998 of lung cancer.