Frank Lanning

Frank Lanning (August 14, 1872 – June 17, 1945) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 84 films between 1910 and 1934. He was born in Marion, Iowa and died in Los Angeles, California.[1] Lanning's film debut came in The Mended Lute.[2] He acted for Biograph, Kalem,[3] Universal[4] and Pathe studios.[5]

Frank Lanning
Tarzan the Tiger (1929) Chapter 14 - Frank Lanning.jpg
Lanning in makeup as a witch doctor
in Tarzan the Tiger (1929)
Born(1872-08-14)August 14, 1872
DiedJune 17, 1945(1945-06-17) (aged 72)
OccupationActor
Years active1910-1934

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN 9781476609058 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Frank Lanning a Real Pioneer". St. Joseph Gazette. Missouri, St. Joseph. March 28, 1920. p. 21. Retrieved October 26, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "The Grand". Reading Times. Pennsylvania, Reading. May 26, 1914. p. 4. Retrieved October 26, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Lanning rejoins universal". The Moving Picture World. 27: 1290. February 26, 1916. Retrieved October 26, 2020.
  5. ^ "(untitled brief)". Motion Picture: 164. 1913. Retrieved October 26, 2020.

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