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Frank Albertson

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Frank Albertson

Source: findagrave.com

Frank Albertson was an American character actor. Albertson made well over one hundred appearances (1923–1964) in movies and television. He is probably best remembered for his role as Sam Wainwright, the businessman fond of saying "Hee-Haw" in the movie It's a Wonderful Life (1946). He played the wealthy rancher Tom Cassidy at the start of Psycho (1960), who provides the cash that Janet Leigh's character later steals. Albertson portrayed future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in the 1956 episode "Rough and Ready" of CBS's My Friend Flicka television series, starring Johnny Washbrook, Gene Evans, Anita Louise, and Frank Ferguson.

Fact file

  • Born: February 2, 1909 Fergus Falls, Minnesota USA
  • Died: February 29, 1964 (aged 55) Santa Monica, California USA
  • Spouse(s): Virginia Shelley (?-?) Grace Gillern (1964-his death)
  • Occupation: Character Actor

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