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Frank Vosper (15 December 1899, in London – 6 March 1937) was a British actor and playwright.
Vosper made his stage debut in 1919 and was best known for playing urbane villains.
His other plays included co-writing the comedy No Funny Business.
He also wrote People Like Us, based on the case of Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters. Banned by the Lord Chamberlain after a performance at the Strand Theatre featuring Atholl Fleming, it remained unperformed until 1948 when it premiered at the Wyndhams Theatre, London, with Miles Malleson, George Rose, Robert Flemyng and Kathleen Michael.
His films as an actor included
- The Woman Juror (1926)
- Blinkeyes (1926)
- The Last Post (1929)
- Rome Express (1932)
- Strange Evidence (1932)
- Dick Turpin (1933)
- Waltzes from Vienna (1934)
- Red Ensign (1934)
- Open All Night (1934)
- Blind Justice (1934)
- Jew Suss (1934)
- The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
- Heart's Desire (1935)
- Royal Cavalcade (1935)
- Koenigsmark (1935)
- Secret of Stamboul (1936)
- Spy of Napoleon (1936)
Films as a writer included
- Murder on the Second Floor (1932)
- No Funny Business – 1933
- Shadows on the Stairs – 1941 (adapted from Murder on the Second Floor)
According to the Daily Express Fiction Library edition of Murder on the Second Floor, Vosper fell from the French ocean liner SS Normandie, while contemporary newspaper accounts noted it was the liner,SS Paris.
- Portrait of the actor Frank Vosper by Thomas Staedeli at www.cyranos.ch Short biography and photograph of Vosper.