Frank Faylen was a film and television actor of America. He was born 8th December, 1905, in Missouri. He began his career as an actor since his childhood first acting with his parents on a showboat. He became a stage actor at age 18 and started working in the films since 1930. He played for Warner Brothers. He appeared as a musical conductor in The Reluctant Dragon, and a railroad official in the ‘Laurel and Hardey’ comedy.
He made his breakthrough as an actor with his performance in ‘The Lost Weekend’, which released in 1945. He played the role of a taxi driver in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ which was directed by ‘
’. ‘The Many Loves of Dobie Gillies’ is a television serial, which earned him wide fame. During his career, he appeared in almost 200 films. He is a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Some of Frank’s films are The Case of the Stuttering Bishop, 'Good Morning, Judge', Address Unknown, Reno, Waterfront, Convicted, Fourteen Hours, It’s a Wonderful Life, Come Live With Me, Curtain Call, Away All Boats, Smart Blonde, Talent Scout, Road to Rio, Fluffy, Blood on the Moon, and Whispering Smith. His career lasted from 1936 to 1978.
Faylen married ‘Carol Hughes’, who was an actress. He has two daughters, Catherine, and Carol. Faylen died on August 2, 1985 due to pneumonia. He was cremated in the San Fernando Mission Cemetery, which is a renowned cemetery located in Los Angeles, California, U.S.