Frank Thring
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1926
Birth Place:
Melbourne, Australia


Forceful Australian stage actor Frank Thring averaged about one movie appearance per year after his 1958 debut in A Question of Adultery. Eminently suited for Biblical roles--especially those calling for a touch of weary condescension--Thring was seen as Pontius Pilate in Ben Hur (1959) and as Herod Antipas in The King of Kings. Later on, he brought a tattered dignity to the character of "The...