Frank Pettingell

Frank Pettingell

Frank Pettingell
Born Frank Edmund George Pettingell
(1891-01-01)1 January 1891
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died 17 February 1966(1966-02-17) (aged 75)
London, England
Occupation Theatre and film actor

Frank Edmund George Pettingell (1 January 1891 – 17 February 1966) was an English actor.

Pettingell was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, and educated at Manchester University. During the First World War he served with the King's Liverpool Regiment.

He appeared in such films as the original 1940 Gaslight (as the former detective who solves the case), Kipps (1941 - as Old Kipps), and Becket (1964 - as the Bishop of York). His collection of printed and manuscript playscripts - mostly acquired from the son of the comedian Arthur Williams (1844–1915) - is held at the Templeman Library, University of Kent.[1]



External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Frank Pettingell: A chronology