Frank Whitson
Date of Birth
Mar 22, 1877
Birth Place:
New York, NY


A veteran stage and screen actor from New York, burly Frank Whitson appeared opposite some of the more prominent leading ladies of the 1910s, including Theda Bara and child star Marie Osborne. At his busiest in the 1920s, Whitson usually played villains and it was his attempt to kidnap Tarzan (Elmo Lincoln) in The Adventures of Tarzan that furnished most of the excitement in that popular 1921...