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Frank Craven

Frank Craven

Highest Rated: 100% State Fair (1933)

Lowest Rated: 60% Son of Dracula (1943)

Birthday: Aug 24, 1875

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Frank Craven was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Craven began his acting career with roles in such films as the Janet Gaynor drama "State Fair" (1933), "City Limits" (1934) and the James Cagney dramatic comedy "He Was Her Man" (1934). He also appeared in the romantic comedy "Vagabond Lady" (1935) with Robert Young. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in the romance "Small Town Girl" (1936) with Janet Gaynor, "Penrod and Sam" (1937) and "You're Only Young Once" (1938). He also appeared in the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Bette Davis drama "In This Our Life" (1942), "Pittsburgh" (1942) with Marlene Dietrich and the drama "Keeper of the Flame" (1942) with Spencer Tracy. He also appeared in the comedy "Dangerous Blondes" (1943) with Allyn Joslyn and "Son of Dracula" (1943) with Robert Paige. Craven was most recently credited in the horror flick "Anguish" (1988) with Zelda Rubinstein. Craven passed away in September 1945 at the age of 70.

Highest rated movies

100% State Fair
92% Barbary Coast
86% Our Town
80% City for Conquest
60% Son of Dracula

Photos

COLONEL EFFINGHAM'S RAID, (aka MAN OF THE HOUR), Frank Craven, 1946, TM and copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved BARBARY COAST, Frank Craven, 1935 KEEPER OF THE FLAME, William Newell, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Frank Craven, 1942 DANGEROUS BLONDES, Edmund Lowe, Ann Savage, Anita Louise, Frank Craven, 1943 IN THIS OUR LIFE, George Brent, Olivia De Havilland, Frank Craven, Billie Burke, Bette Davis, 1942 KEEPER OF THE FLAME, Frank Craven, Katharine Hepburn, 1942 PENROD AND SAM, from left, Frank Craven, Billy Mauch, 1937 PENROD AND HIS TWIN BROTHER, Frank Craven, Billy Mauch, Spring Byington, 1938 HARRIGAN'S KID, from left: Frank Craven, Bobby Readick, 1943 THE LADY FROM CHEYENNE, Jessie Ralph, Loretta Young, Frank Craven, Spencer Charters, Edward Arnold, Robert Preston, 1941 PENROD AND HIS TWIN BROTHER, Frank Craven, Spring Byington, Billy Mauch, 1938 IN THIS OUR LIFE, Bette Davis, Billie Burke, Frank Craven, 1942 OUR TOWN, Frank Craven, 1940 PITTSBURGH, Thomas Gomez, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Craven, Randolph Scott, 1942 MIRACLES FOR SALE, Robert Young, Florence Rice, Frank Craven, 1939 CITY LIMITS, Ray Walker, Sally Blane, Frank Craven, 1934 CITY LIMITS, Frank Craven, 1934 MIRACLES FOR SALE, Robert Young, Henry Hull, Florence Rice, Lee Bowman, Frank Craven, 1939 IN THIS OUR LIFE, George Brent, Bette Davis, Olivia De Havilland, Frank Craven, Billie Burke, 1942 BARBARY COAST, Frank Craven, Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, 1935

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 20% Colonel Effingham's Raid Dewey (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet When the Lights Go on Again Screenwriter - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Best Gal Danny O'Hara (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Destiny Clem Broderick (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 12% The Jack London Story Old Tom (Character) - 1943
60% 33% Son of Dracula Dr. Brewster (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harrigan's Kid Walter Garnet (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Blondes Inspector Joseph Clinton (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 68% Keeper of the Flame Doctor Fielding (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 45% Pittsburgh J.M. "Doc" Powers (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 77% In This Our Life Asa Timberlake (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady From Cheyenne Hank Foreman (Character) - 1941
86% 46% Our Town Stage Manager/Mr. Morgan (Character),
Writer
- 1940
80% 74% City for Conquest `'Old Timer'` (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 57% Miracles for Sale Dad Morgan (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Our Neighbors, the Carters Ellen Carter (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 64% You're Only Young Once Frank Redmond (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penrod and His Twin Brother Mr. Schofield (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penrod and Sam Mr. Frank Schofield (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 61% Small Town Girl Will Brannan (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vagabond Lady 'Spiggy' Spiggins (Character) - 1935
92% 51% Barbary Coast Col. Marcus Aurelius Cobb (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet City Limits J.B. Matthews (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 10% He Was Her Man Pop Sims aka Jim Parker (Character) - 1934
100% 52% State Fair Storekeeper (Character) - 1933
100% 86% Sons of the Desert Writer - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet The First Year Writer - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Very Idea Alan Camp (Character) - 1929