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Scene from The Sacrifice (1916)
|Born||September 11, 1862|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||December 20, 1934 (aged 72)|
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Hollywood Forever Cemetery|
|Occupation||Actor, film director|
Frank Beal (September 11, 1862 – December 20, 1934) was an American actor and film director of the silent film era. He appeared in 42 films between 1910 and 1933. He also directed 41 films between 1910 and 1921.
Beal began acting in 1880 and gained fame as a director and an actor. In 1908, he moved from stage to film, with the Selig Polyscope Company. His obituary in the Los Angeles Times called him "one of the first prominent figures of the theatrical industry to desert it and go into motion pictures".
- Her Moment (1918)
- Hook and Ladder (1924)
- Arizona Express (1924)
- The Lone Chance (1924)
- The Cyclone Rider (1924)
- The Best Bad Man (1925)
- The Mad Racer (1926)
- A Man Four-Square (1926)
- The Stolen Bride (1927)
- Galloping Fury (1927)
- The Danger Rider (1928)
- Young Donovan's Kid (1931)
- The Lost Special (1932)
- "Early Film Leader Dies". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. December 21, 1934. p. 27. Retrieved April 5, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Ellenberger, Allan R. (2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland. pp. 113–114. ISBN 9780786409839. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. pp. 19–20. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- Frank Beal on IMDb
- Frank Beal at AllMovie
- Frank Beal at the Internet Broadway Database
- Frank Beal at Find a Grave
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