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Frank J. Coleman (1889–1948)

Frank J. Coleman was born on January 1, 1889 in Newburgh, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fireman (1916), The Cave Girl (1921) and The Immigrant (1917). He died on November 29, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Fireman Fireman
The Cave Girl Rufus Petterson
The Immigrant Bearded cheating gambler / Restaurant owner
The Vagabond Musician / Gypsy


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 1927 Slippery Silks (Short)
 1926 Napoleon, Jr. (Short)
 1926 Honeymoon Hospital (Short)
 1926 Jerry the Giant (Short) (as Frank Coleman)
 1925 Fools in the Desert (Short)
 1924 The Luck o' the Foolish (Short)
Derrick Wells - the Heavy
 1924 East of the Water Plug (Short)
Theatregoer (uncredited)
 1924 The First 100 Years (Short)
His Friend (as Frank Coleman)
 1923 The Roaring Lion (Short)
 1922/II The Show (Short)
Audience member / Woman with Hat / Cop
 1921 The Cave Girl
Rufus Petterson
 1921 For Land's Sake (Short) (as Frank Coleman)
 1921 The Vagrant (Short) (as Frank Coleman)
 1921 A Game Lady (Short)
 1920 The Punch of the Irish (Short)
The Girl's Mother
 1920 A Convict's Happy Bride (Short)
 1920 Nonsense (Short)
 1920 A Fresh Start (Short)
 1920 Good Night, Nurse (Short)
 1920 The Heart Snatcher (Short)
 1919 His Musical Sneeze (Short)
 1918 A High Diver's Last Kiss (Short)
 1918 A Tight Squeeze (Short)
 1918 Love Loops the Loop (Short)
Maitre D' (uncredited)
 1918 Saucy Madeline (Short)
The Bartender
 1918 Sheriff Nell's Tussle (Short)
Disapearo the Great - Cecil's Accomplice
 1918 Watch Your Neighbor (Short)
 1917/I The Adventurer (Short)
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1917 The Immigrant (Short)
Bearded cheating gambler / Restaurant owner
 1917 The Cure (Short)
Head of Sanitarium
 1917 Easy Street (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1916 The Rink (Short)
Restaurant Manager (uncredited)
 1916 Behind the Screen (Short)
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1916 The Pawnshop (Short)
 1916 The Count (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1916 The Vagabond (Short)
Musician / Gypsy
 1916 The Fireman (Short)
 1916 The Floorwalker (Short)
Janitor (uncredited)
 1916 The Lion Hearted Chief (Short)
The Lion Harted Chief (as Frank Coleman)
 1915 A Burlesque on Carmen (Short)
Soldier (uncredited)
 1915 A Night in the Show (Short)
First in Line (uncredited)
 1915 A Mixup for Mazie (Short)
 1915 The Bank (Short)
Bank Robber (uncredited)
 1915 Love and Sour Notes (Short)
A Patron
 1915 His New Job (Short)
Manager (uncredited)
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Personal Details

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Frank Coleman

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Balding, corpulent character actor in silent screen comedies for Mutual, typically employed in executive/managerial roles. Formerly on stage with the Bennett-Morton Stock Company.

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