Moro And Yaconelli


Biography

Frank Yaconelli was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Yaconelli began his acting career with roles in such films as "Firebrand Jordan" (1930), "Strawberry Roan" (1933) with Ken Maynard and "Death Takes a Holiday" (1934) with Fredric March. He also appeared in "It Happened One Night" (1934) with Clark Gable, "Lawless Riders" (1935) and "Down to the Sea" (1936). He cont...

Biography

Frank Yaconelli was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Yaconelli began his acting career with roles in such films as "Firebrand Jordan" (1930), "Strawberry Roan" (1933) with Ken Maynard and "Death Takes a Holiday" (1934) with Fredric March. He also appeared in "It Happened One Night" (1934) with Clark Gable, "Lawless Riders" (1935) and "Down to the Sea" (1936). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the forties, appearing in "It Could Happen to You" (1937), "Across the Plains" (1939) and the Jack Randall western "Trigger Smith" (1939). He also appeared in "East Side Kids" (1940). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Tom Keene western "Western Mail" (1942), "Where Trails End" (1942) and "Arizona Round-Up" (1942). He also appeared in the Gilbert Roland western "South of Monterey" (1946) and the western "Beauty and the Bandit" (1946) with Gilbert Roland. Yaconelli more recently acted in the Mario Lanza musical "Serenade" (1956). Yaconelli was married to Ruth Findlay. Yaconelli passed away in November 1965 at the age of 67.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

I'll Be There (1927)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Black Orchid (1959)
Uncle Angelo
Serenade (1956)
Giuseppe
Santiago (1956)
Cook
Serenade (1956)
Luigi, waiter
Three for Jamie Dawn (1956)
Mr. Mazziota
The Racers (1955)
Dragon's Gold (1953)
Nico
Hangman's Knot (1952)
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952)
Vitorio
Mask of the Avenger (1951)
A Place in the Sun (1951)
Truck driver
September Affair (1951)
Mr. Peppino
The Walking Hills (1949)
Bartender
Alias the Champ (1949)
Headwaiter
Madonna of the Desert (1948)
Beppo
A Foreign Affair (1948)
Accordian player
The Dude Goes West (1948)
Train passenger
Riding the California Trail (1947)
Baby
Wild Horse Mesa (1947)
Clemente
Slightly Scandalous (1946)
South of Monterey (1946)
Baby
Beauty and the Bandit (1946)
Baby
The Thrill of Brazil (1946)
Photographer
Man of Courage (1943)
Pete
Where Trails End (1942)
Pancake
Arizona Round-up (1942)
Pancake
Where Trails End (1942)
Pierre La Fair
Western Mail (1942)
Lopez Mendoza
Barnacle Bill (1941)
Fisherman
Mr. Dynamite (1941)
Armenian man
World Premiere (1941)
DeGrasse's barber
Two in a Taxi (1941)
Tony Vitale
Hurry, Charlie, Hurry (1941)
Peanut vendor
Glamour Boy (1941)
Proprietor of soda fountain
Fiesta (1941)
Pedro
Forced Landing (1941)
Zomar
Fiesta (1941)
Pablo
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941)
Mexican trio, concertina player
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941)
Mexican trio, guitar and violin player
Our Wife (1941)
Hat vender
Lone Star Law Men (1941)
Lopez Mendoza
The Driftin' Kid (1941)
Lopez Mendoza
Riding the Sunset Trail (1941)
Lopez Mendoza
Argentine Nights (1940)
Bus driver
Down Argentine Way (1940)
Wild Horse Range (1940)
Manny
Dr. Cyclops (1940)
Pedro
Girls Under 21 (1940)
Mr. Papadakus
The Farmer's Daughter (1940)
Sound effects man
The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Servant
East Side Kids (1940)
Tony
Torrid Zone (1940)
Lopez
Pioneer Days (1940)
Manuel
The Cheyenne Kid (1940)
Manuel
Union Pacific (1939)
Card player
Let Us Live (1939)
Cab driver
Missing Daughters (1939)
Italian
Trigger Smith (1939)
Lopez
Across the Plains (1939)
Lopez
Drifting Westward (1939)
Lopez
Escape to Paradise (1939)
Manuel
Wild Horse Canyon (1938)
Lopez
You Can't Have Everything (1937)
Guitar player
It Could Happen to You (1937)
Greek
You Can't Have Everything (1937)
Accordian player
Romance Rides the Range (1936)
"Tony"
The Walking Dead (1936)
Convict
The Tia Juana Kid (1936)
Pancho
The Three Mesquiteers (1936)
Pete
Down to the Sea (1936)
Pete
Robin Hood of El Dorado (1936)
Peon
Blazing Justice (1936)
Sheriff
Lucky Terror (1936)
Tony
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936)
Spumoni
Here Comes Cookie (1935)
Awakening of Jim Burke (1935)
Barber
Gun Play (1935)
Frank [Gorman]
Fighting Caballero (1935)
Alice Adams (1935)
Love Me Forever (1935)
Lawless Riders (1935)
Pedro
Five Bad Men (1935)
Tony
Death Flies East (1935)
Italian
Unknown Woman (1935)
Italian
Western Frontier (1935)
Hawhaw
The Best Man Wins (1935)
Waiter
Let's Live Tonight (1935)
Organ grinder
It Happened One Night (1934)
Tony
Girl in Danger (1934)
Waiter
Broadway Bill (1934)
Spaniard
Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
Vendor
Strawberry Roan (1933)
Shanty
Firebrand Jordan (1930)
Tony
Parade of the West (1930)
Sicily Joe
SeƱor Americano (1929)
Manana

Cast (Short)

Cash Stashers (1953)

Life Events

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