Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Frankie Darro

Born: 22 December 1917, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 25 December 1976, Huntington Beach, California, USA

A diminutive supporting actor who was born into a showbiz family. His first film role was aged 6. Although he was short, he was athletic and often did his own stunts. Darro apparently played the body of Robby the Robot in the film Forbidden Planet (1956).

Three on a Match (1932) as Bobby (uncredited)

With Anne Shirley.
















Tough to Handle (1937) as Mike Sandford




















Across the Wide Missouri (1951) as Cadet (uncredited)



















Operation Petticoat (1959) as Pharmacist Mate Dooley

With Cary Grant.


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