Frank Lovejoy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Frank Lovejoy (March 28, 1912 – October 2, 1962) was an American actor in radio, film, and television. He was born Frank Lovejoy Jr. in Bronx, New York, but grew up in New Jersey. His father, Frank Lovejoy Sr., was a furniture salesman from Maine. His mother, Nora, was born in Massachusetts to Irish immigrant parents. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Lovejoy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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House of Wax (1953)

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A New York sculptor who opens a wax museum to showcase the likenesses of famous historical figures runs into trouble with his business partner, who demands that the exhibits become more extreme in order to increase profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Phyllis Kirk  •  Carolyn Jones

A New York sculptor who opens a wax museum to showcase the likenesses of famous historical figures runs into trouble with his business partner, who demands that the exhibits become more extreme in order to increase profits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Phyllis Kirk  •  Carolyn Jones

In a Lonely Place (1950)

An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Carl Benton Reid

An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Carl Benton Reid

Julie (1956)

A terrified stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Frank Lovejoy

A terrified stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Frank Lovejoy

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  William Talman  •  José Torvay

Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  William Talman  •  José Torvay

Strategic Air Command (1955)

Air Force reservist Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland is recalled into active duty at the peak of his baseball career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Barry Sullivan

Air Force reservist Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland is recalled into active duty at the peak of his baseball career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Barry Sullivan

The Sound of Fury (1950)

A family man -desperate for a job- latches onto a friend that encourages him into being a criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Richard Carlson  •  Lloyd Bridges

A family man -desperate for a job- latches onto a friend that encourages him into being a criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Richard Carlson  •  Lloyd Bridges

Black Bart (1948)

Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Dan Duryea  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Percy Kilbride

Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Dan Duryea  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Percy Kilbride

Retreat, Hell! (1952)

During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming numbers of Chinese soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Richard Carlson  •  Anita Louise  •  Russ Tamblyn

During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming numbers of Chinese soldiers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Richard Carlson  •  Anita Louise  •  Russ Tamblyn

South Sea Sinner (1950)

A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Liberace  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Luther Adler

A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Liberace  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Luther Adler

She's Back on Broadway (1953)

When Catherine Terris's career in Hollywood hits the skids, she heads back to the site of her first great triumphs...Broadway! She takes the lead in a play which is being directed by Gordon Evans, the man who was both her Svengali and her lover. Evans is still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Gene Nelson  •  Steve Cochran  •  Frank Lovejoy

When Catherine Terris's career in Hollywood hits the skids, she heads back to the site of her first great triumphs...Broadway! She takes the lead in a play which is being directed by Gordon Evans, the man who was both her Svengali and her lover. Evans is still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Gene Nelson  •  Steve Cochran  •  Frank Lovejoy

Shack Out on 101 (1955)

A greasy spoon diner provides a base for a spy smuggling nuclear secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dein
CAST:  Terry Moore  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Lee Marvin

A greasy spoon diner provides a base for a spy smuggling nuclear secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dein
CAST:  Terry Moore  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Lee Marvin

Finger Man (1955)

An ex-con is inspired to go undercover and "finger" the mob after finding out his sister is hooked on illegal drugs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold D. Schuster
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Peggie Castle  •  Timothy Carey

An ex-con is inspired to go undercover and "finger" the mob after finding out his sister is hooked on illegal drugs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold D. Schuster
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Peggie Castle  •  Timothy Carey

The System (1953)

A gambling boss is pressured by the law and press when a crusade is started against him after one of his collectors becomes a killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Joan Weldon  •  Robert Arthur  •  Paul Picerni

A gambling boss is pressured by the law and press when a crusade is started against him after one of his collectors becomes a killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Joan Weldon  •  Robert Arthur  •  Paul Picerni

Breakthrough (1950)

Filmed with the full cooperation of the U.S. Army, Breakthrough is a lean, no-nonsense war film set during the 1944 invasion of the continent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  David Brian  •  John Agar  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  William Campbell

Filmed with the full cooperation of the U.S. Army, Breakthrough is a lean, no-nonsense war film set during the 1944 invasion of the continent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  David Brian  •  John Agar  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  William Campbell

Top Of The World (1955)

A team of Air Force servicemen become stranded after setting up a weather station on an island of ice in Alaska.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  Robert Arthur

A team of Air Force servicemen become stranded after setting up a weather station on an island of ice in Alaska.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  Robert Arthur

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

A fact-based story about a man who posed as an American Communist for years as part of a secret plan to infiltrate their organization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Dorothy Hart  •  Philip Carey  •  James Millican

A fact-based story about a man who posed as an American Communist for years as part of a secret plan to infiltrate their organization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Dorothy Hart  •  Philip Carey  •  James Millican

The Crooked Web (1955)

Undercover agents investigate a murderer in Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Mari Blanchard  •  Richard Denning  •  John Mylong

Undercover agents investigate a murderer in Chicago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Mari Blanchard  •  Richard Denning  •  John Mylong

The Americano (1955)

An American Rancher takes a small herd of Brahma bulls to Brazil where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war......and in love. His concern, who are really his friends and who are his enemies  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Cesar Romero  •  Ursula Thiess

An American Rancher takes a small herd of Brahma bulls to Brazil where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war......and in love. His concern, who are really his friends and who are his enemies  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Cesar Romero  •  Ursula Thiess

Cole Younger, Gunfighter (1958)

An outlaw must decide whether to stick his neck out for an innocent man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  James Best  •  Abby Dalton  •  Jan Merlin

An outlaw must decide whether to stick his neck out for an innocent man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  James Best  •  Abby Dalton  •  Jan Merlin

Three Secrets (1950)

A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Eleanor Parker  •  Patricia Neal  •  Ruth Roman  •  Frank Lovejoy

A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Eleanor Parker  •  Patricia Neal  •  Ruth Roman  •  Frank Lovejoy
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