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Frank Thornton

Frank Thornton

Born in Dulwich, London, England, UK on 15th January 1921. Died in 2013 aged 92 years old.
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Frank Thornton was an actor with a career spanning 37 years, from 1964 to 2001, starting at the age of 43. His first film was The Tomb of Ligeia and his last film was Gosford Park. A lot of his work was in the Comedy and Thriller genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Gosford Park poster Gosford Park 2001 2h 11m
The BFG poster The BFG 1989 1h 27m
Plex Channel
The Three Musketeers poster The Three Musketeers 1973 1h 45m
Steptoe & Son Ride Again poster Steptoe & Son Ride Again
as Mr. Russell
1973 1h 39m
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes poster The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
as Porter
1970 2h 5m
The Magic Christian poster The Magic Christian 1969 1h 32m
Crooks and Coronets poster Crooks and Coronets 1969 1h 46m
The Assassination Bureau poster The Assassination Bureau 1969 1h 50m
Plex Channel
Carry On Screaming poster Carry On Screaming 1966 1h 27m
Plex Channel
The Tomb of Ligeia poster The Tomb of Ligeia 1964 1h 21m

Regularly Credited With

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3 films together
Harry H. Corbett
Harry H. Corbett
3 films together
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Oliver Reed
2 films together
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Telly Savalas
2 films together
Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan
2 films together
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Raquel Welch
2 films together
Clive Revill
Clive Revill
2 films together
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Jeremy Lloyd
2 films together
Hattie Jacques
Hattie Jacques
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
25% Comedy
+ 28 more
His Top Years
30% 1969
+ 6 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Frank Thornton FAQ

How old was Frank Thornton when he died?

92 years old.

When was Frank Thornton born?

15th January 1921

Where was Frank Thornton born?

Dulwich, London, England, UK

Has Frank Thornton won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Frank Thornton won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Frank Thornton?

He was Caucasian.