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Frank Edmund George Pettingell (1 January 1891 – 17 February 1966) was an English actor.[1]

Frank Pettingell
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Born
Frank Edmund George Pettingell

(1891-01-01)1 January 1891
Died17 February 1966(1966-02-17) (aged 75)
London, England
OccupationTheatre and film actor

Pettingell was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, and educated at Manchester University. During the First World War he served with the King's Liverpool Regiment.[2]

He appeared in such films as the original version of Gaslight (1940), Kipps (1941 - as Old Kipps), and Becket (1964 - as the Bishop of York). His collection of printed and manuscript playscripts - mostly acquired from the son of the comedian Arthur Williams (1844–1915) - is held at the Templeman Library, University of Kent.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frank Pettingell". British Film Institute]]. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Pettingell Collection". kent.ac.uk. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Pettingell Collection". kent.ac.uk. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  4. ^ Release date for The Magic Box, in IMDb.

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