Frank Sully

Biography

Frank Sully (June 17, 1908 – December 17, 1975) was an American film actor. He appeared in over 240 films between 1934 and 1968. Career - Film Sully was often cast as a heavy or villain throughout his career. Modern viewers will recognize Sully in his appearances in several late Three Stooges films such as Fling in the Ring, Pardon My Backfire, and Guns A Poppin. In comedy, perhaps his most memorable role was as the bewildered waiter who thinks he is seeing triple in the Stooges' A Merry Mix Up. Dramatically, Sully is remembered as one of the Joad family members 'Noah Joad', whose family treks across country for a new life, in the 1940 classic John Ford film, The Grapes of Wrath. - Television In addition to his film work, Sully also had bit parts in several television shows. Credits include Maverick, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Leave It to Beaver, I Love Lucy and The Beverly Hillbillies and "Charley" on Topper. Sully also had a recurring role of "Danny" on The Virginian. Death Frank Sully died on December 17, 1975. He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Long Beach, California. Partial filmography Captains Courageous (1937) Start Cheering (1938) The Fighting 69th (1940) Young People (1940) Cross-Country Romance (1940) You'll Never Get Rich (1941) Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) My Sister Eileen (1942) The More the Merrier (1943) Bachelor Daze (1944) Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (1945) Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) Gun Smugglers (1949) Pardon My Backfire (1953) Fling in the Ring (1955) Blunder Boys (1955) Flagpole Jitters (1956) A Merry Mix Up (1957) Guns A Poppin (1957) Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Funny Girl (1968)

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Man from God's Country

Trail Cook (uncredited)

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A Close Call for Boston Blackie

Sergeant Matthews

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Crime Doctor's Man Hunt

Rigger

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Ain't It Aggravatin'

Neighbor (uncredited)

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Guns a Poppin!

Sheriff

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Pardon My Backfire

Algernon, Escaped Convict

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Golden Hoofs

Ed Muckle (uncredited)

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Along Came Jones

Avery de Longpre

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Fling in the Ring

Big Mike

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So You Want to Be Pretty

Harry (uncredited)

Starring In
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Funny Girl

Bartender (uncredited)

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Alvarez Kelly

Prisoner (uncredited)

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Bye Bye Birdie

Maude's bartender (uncredited)

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Gypsy

Wichita Burlesque Audience Member (uncredited)

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The Gunfight at Dodge City

Drunken Cowboy Who Throws Bottle (uncredited)

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The Last Hurrah

Fire Lieutenant (uncredited)

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Man from God's Country

Trail Cook (uncredited)

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The Female Animal

Taxicab Driver (uncredited)

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Frontier Doctor, Vol. 1

Hutch Gleason (1 episode, 1958)

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The Buckskin Lady

Jed

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Guns a Poppin!

Sheriff

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A Merry Mix-up

Waiter / Narrator (uncredited)

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Ein Leben im Rausch

Vendor (uncredited)

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Pal Joey

Barker (uncredited)

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Domino Kid

Red - Bartender (uncredited)

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Friendly Persuasion

Rebel looter (uncredited)

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So You Want to Be Pretty

Harry (uncredited)

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The Unguarded Moment

Taxi Driver (uncredited)

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Flagpole Jitters

Jim (uncredited)

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You Can't Run Away from It

Red

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I Conquistatori dell’Uranio

Miner (uncredited)

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Apache Ambush

Pioneer (uncredited)

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The Naked Street

Nutsy (uncredited)

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Fling in the Ring

Big Mike

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Wyoming Renegades

Williams (uncredited)

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Blunder Boys

Watts D. Matter (uncredited)

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Seminole Uprising

Sergeant (uncredited)

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Duell mit dem Teufel

Billy Bundy (uncredited)

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Women's Prison

Frank, Turnkey (uncredited)

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The Tender Trap

Doorman (uncredited)

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Fury

McCracken (1 episode, 1957)

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Musty Musketeers

King's Aide (uncredited)

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Battle of Rogue River

Pvt. Kohler

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Loophole

Charlie - Cab Driver (uncredited)

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Ain't It Aggravatin'

Neighbor (uncredited)

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Silver Lode

Paul Herbert

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Pardon My Backfire

Algernon, Escaped Convict

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Spies and Guys

Enemy Soldier (uncredited)

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Take Me to Town

Sammy - Stagehand (uncredited)

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Topper

Charley / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)

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Bad for Each Other

Tippy Kashko, Townsman

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Man in the Dark

Yellow Cab Driver (uncredited)

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Night Stage to Galveston

Policeman Kelly

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The Sniper

Man at Carnival Dunking Concession (uncredited)

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Young Man with Ideas

Salesman (uncredited)

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Mutiny

Crewman (uncredited)

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The Girl in White

Pool Player (uncredited)

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No Room for the Groom

Cousin Luke

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Pat and Mike

Photographer (uncredited)

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With a Song in My Heart

Vociferous Texan G.I. (uncredited)

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I Want You

Bartender (uncredited)

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The Tall Target

Telegram Messenger (uncredited)

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The Big Gusher

Barfly (uncredited)

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Father's Little Dividend

Infant Service diaper man (uncredited)

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The People Against O'Hara

Fishmonger (uncredited)

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Man in the Saddle

Lee Repp

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The Red Badge of Courage

Veteran (uncredited)

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Let's Make it Legal

Laborer (uncredited)

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Behave Yourself

Bill's Taxi Driver (uncredited)

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Rhubarb

Big Head Charlie, Bookie (uncredited)

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Hübsch, jung und verliebt

Legionnaire (uncredited)

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The Good Humor Man

Cop (uncredited)

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The Reformer and the Redhead

Joe - Cop with Blackeye (uncredited)

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Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey

Looie

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Tell It to the Judge

Waiter (uncredited)

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Trapped

Sam, Bartender (uncredited)

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Geld oder Liebe

Artist (uncredited)

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Trapped by Boston Blackie

Sgt. Matthews

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Blondie's Reward

Officer Carney

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Wild Harvest

Nick

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Crime Doctor's Man Hunt

Rigger

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Renegades

Link

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A Close Call for Boston Blackie

Sergeant Matthews

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Along Came Jones

Avery de Longpre

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Dos Chicas y un Marinero

Marine Sergeant

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The More the Merrier

FBI Agent Pike

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Thousands Cheer

Alan

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Power of the Press

Mack Gibbons (uncredited)

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It's a Great Life

Elevator Starter (uncredited)

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Army Recruiter (uncredited)

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The Talk of the Town

Policeman in Station Wagon (uncredited)

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To the Shores of Tripoli

Truck Driver (uncredited)

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My Sister Eileen

Jenson

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Rings on Her Fingers

Taxi Driver

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The Boogie Man Will Get You

Police Officer Joe Starrett (uncredited)

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Parachute Nurse

Sgt. Peters

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All Through The Night

Spence

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You'll Never Get Rich

Robert's Guard (uncredited)

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Let's Go Collegiate

Hercules 'Herk' Bevans

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The Flame of New Orleans

Oyster Bed Cafe Waiter (uncredited)

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The Body Disappears

Rest Home Attendant (uncredited)

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Golden Hoofs

Ed Muckle (uncredited)

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Nice Girl?

Jake (uncredited)

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A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob

Salty

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Lillian Russell

Hank

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He Stayed for Breakfast

Butcher

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The Return of Frank James

Pappy

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The Fighting 69th

Sergeant (uncredited)

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The Grapes of Wrath

Noah

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City for Conquest

Radio Listener (uncredited)

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The Doctor Takes a Wife

Slapcovitch

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Spring Parade

Bert - Shawl Salesman (uncredited)

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Cross-Country Romance

Mike (motorcycle cop #2)

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Young People

Jeb

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Another Thin Man

Pete, a Father (uncredited)

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Some Like It Hot

Sailor Burke / The Living Corpse

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Sorority House

The Caterer (uncredited)

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Second Fiddle

Townsman (uncredited)

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The Great Man Votes

Policeman at Parade (uncredited)

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Test Pilot

Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)

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Captains Courageous

Taxi Driver (uncredited)

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Black Legion

Truck driver's helper (uncredited)

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Daughter of Shanghai

Jake Kelly (uncredited)

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High, Wide and Handsome

Gabby Johnson (uncredited)

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Fury

Dynamiter (uncredited)

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Follow the Fleet

Sailor (uncredited)

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Rhythm on the River / Rhythm on the Range

Splashed Rodeo Cowboy (uncredited)

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Murder at the Vanities

Chorus Boy (uncredited)

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365 Nights in Hollywood

Mr. Sully, Student Actor (uncredited)

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Mit roher Gewalt

Miner (uncredited)

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