Franklin Pangborn

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Birthday
23, 1889
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Death Date
Jul 20, 1958 (69)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1889
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Death Date
Jul 20, 1958 (69)

About

Comedic Hollywood character actor who typically played smug, officious clerks, floorwalkers, and hotel managers. His films include 1932's The Half-Naked Truth, 1935's The Headline Woman, and 1957's The Story of Mankind.

Before Fame

He played dramatic roles on Broadway, appearing in six productions before shipping off to serve in WWI.

Trivia

In almost every one of his films, his fastidious, almost neurotic characters became upset over their foils' free-spirit antics.

Family Life

He was born in Newark, New Jersey.

Associated With

He was favorite actor of Preston Sturges, and was upstaged in many of his films.

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