Frank Albertson

#109933
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
2, 1909
Birthplace
Fergus Falls, MN
Death Date
Feb 29, 1964 (55)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1909
Birthplace
Fergus Falls, MN
Death Date
Feb 29, 1964 (55)

About

He played Sam Wainwright in It's A Wonderful Life and appeared in Psycho as Tom Cassidy. As a stage actor, he played Sam in the 1963 musical, Bye Bye Birdie.

Before Fame

He entered the movie industry in 1922, working as a prop boy, which sparked his interest in acting.

Trivia

He focused on television roles for the second half of his career, appearing in Tales of Wells Fargo, Bachelor Father, and Perry Mason.

Family Life

He grew up in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Associated With

In his last year before retiring, he guest-starred on an episode of The Andy Griffith Show as Colonel Watson.