Frank Fontaine
Date of Birth
Apr 19, 1920
Birth Place:
Cambridge, MA


Actor/singer Frank Fontaine was born in 1920 in Cambridge, MA, into a performing family -- his father was a circus strongman, while his mother was a trapeze artist. But he came to specialize more in schtick than feats of physical prowess; he also had a magnificent singing voice that he cultivated. Fontaine began getting some movie work in the late '40s, with a small role in the MGM musical Nancy...