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Frank Ferguson ACTOR


Frank Ferguson was born on December 25th, 1899 in Ferndale, California and first began his involvement in the entertainment industry by working at the Pasadena Playhouse as an actor and director.  After gaining some years of experience there he then began to break into the film industry.  His debut role was in 1940 on, "Father Is a Prince” starring Grant Mitchell, Frank Orth, John Litel, George Reeves, Jan Clayton, Lee Patrick and Nana Bryant.

As  his career progressed he added such film credits to his resume as, “The Babe Ruth Story” (1948) starring William Bendix, Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford, Pat Flaherty and William Frawley, "State Department: File 649" (1949), starring William Lundigan, Jonathan Hale, Richard Loo, Victor Sen Yung, Philip Ahn, Virginia Bruce and Robert Stevenson, "Bend of the River" (1952) starring James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams, Rock Hudson, Lori Nelson, Chubby Johnson, Jay C. Flippen, Harry Morgan, Howard Petrie, Stepin Fetchit, Jack Lambert, Frances Bavier and Royal Dano, “Rancho Notorious” (1952) starring Marlene Dietrich, Mel Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, George Reeves, Gloria Henry, William Frawley and Jack Elam, “Johnny Guitar” (1954) starring Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Ward Bond, Paul Fix, Ian MacDonald, Ernest Borgnine, Ben Cooper, John Carradine and Royal Dano and Scott Brady, “The Outcast" (1954), "City of Shadows" (1955), "Pocket Full of Miracles" (1961) starring Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell, Peter Falk, Thomas Mitchell, David Brian, Ellen Corby, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edward Everett Horton, Jerome Cowan, Sheldon Leonard, Ann Margret and Jack Elam, “The Great Sioux Massacre” (1965) with Joseph Cotten, Darren McGavin, Philip Carey, Julie Sommars, Nancy Kovak, Don Haggerty and Iron Eyes Codyand the television movie, "The Macahans" (1976) starring James Arness, Eva Marie Saint, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb, G. W. Bailey, Trisha Noble, William Shatner, Jack Elam, Woody Strode, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Kiley, Lloyd Bridges, Christopher Lee, Kay Lenz, Harris Yulin, Brian Keith, Vicki Schreck, Vera Miles, William Kirby Cullen, Tim Matheson, Fionnula Flanagan and Ricardo Montalban.

In addition to his film roles he also appeared on a variety of television series such as the children’s program, "My Friend Flicka” as the ranch handyman Gus Broeberg with Gene Evans, Johnny Washbrook and Anita Louise.  Other television appearances included, "The Lone Ranger", “Peyton Place”, “Perry Mason", "Bonanza", "Petticoat Junction", "Gunsmoke", "Sheriff of Cochise", "The Rifleman", "Lassie", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Mr. Novak", "General Electric Theater" hosted by Ronald Reagan, "Destry", "Leave it to Beaver", "Lawman", "77 Sunset Strip", "Kung Fu", "Hopalong Cassidy", "Little House on the Prairie", "How the West was Won", "The Life of Riley", "Topper", "The Lone Wolf", "The Loretta Young Show", "My Little Margie", "The Public Defender", "The Man Behind the Badge", "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show", "The People's Choice", "Zane Grey Theatre", "Sugarfoot", "Shotgun Slade" and "The Pride of the Family" starring Paul Hartman, Fay Wray, Natalie Wood and Robert Hyatt, among many others.
Over the course of his career in the industry, Ferguson added 300 acting credits to his resume.  He then retired in 1972 from the industry and passed away on September 12th, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, after suffering from cancer.


1977         How the West Was Won
1976         Little House on the Prairie
1976         The Macahans
1976         The Waltons
1975         McMillan & Wife
1974         Kung Fu
1972         Return to Peyton Place 
1972         Alias Smith and Jones
1971         O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 
1971         Cannon
1971         Adam-12 
1971         Nanny and the Professor
1970         Green Acres
1970         Land of the Giants 
1964-1970     Petticoat Junction 
1970         Along Came a Spider 
1964-1969     Peyton Place
1965         The Great Sioux Massacre
1960-1965     Bonanza
1960-1965     The Andy Griffith Show 
1965         No Time for Sergeants
1965         Those Calloways
1958-1965     Perry Mason
1964         Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
1964         Gunsmoke 
1954-1964     Lassie 
1964         Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
1964         Mr. Novak 
1964         Destry
1964         The Quick Gun
1961-1964     Wagon Train
1964         Twilight Zone
1963         Temple Houston
1963         The Third Man 
1963         Our Man Higgins
1963         The Virginian
1963         The Wide Country
1963         Leave It to Beaver
1963         McHale's Navy
1962         77 Sunset Strip 
1957-1962     Cheyenne
1962         Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
1962         The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 
1960-1962     Lawman
1962         Alcoa Premiere
1957-1962     Tales of Wells Fargo
1960-1962     Surfside 6
1961-1962     Target: The Corruptors 
1962         National Velvet
1958-1962     Maverick 
1962         Margie 
1961         Pocketful of Miracles
1961         The Bob Cummings Show 
1961         Everglades
1961         Frontier Circus 
1961         The Tall Man 
1961         Lock Up 
1959-1961     Laramie
1961         Have Gun - Will Travel
1961         The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp 
1961         The Asphalt Jungle
1961         Stagecoach West
1961         Hawaiian Eye
1958-1961     Bronco
1959-1961     Shotgun Slade
1960         The Case of the Dangerous Robin
1960         Klondike
1960         The Westerner 
1959-1960     Bat Masterson 
1960         Sunrise at Campobello
1960         Coronado 9 
1960         Raymie
1959-1960     The Alaskans 
1960         Peter Gunn 
1960         The Deputy
1957-1960     Sugarfoot
1960         Riverboat
1960         Wanted: Dead or Alive 
1960         Overland Trail 
1959-1960     Wichita Town 
1960         The Big Night
1959-1960     The Texan 
1960         The Rifleman
1960         Philip Marlowe 
1959         The Untouchables 
1957-1959     Whirlybirds 
1958-1959     Colt .45
1959         Mike Hammer 
1959         Richard Diamond, Private Detective 
1955-1959     Schlitz Playhouse
1959         Rescue 8
1957-1959     Trackdown 
1958         Andy Hardy Comes Home
1958         Revolt in the Big House
1957-1958     Zane Grey Theater 
1958         The Restless Gun 
1958         Tales of the Texas Rangers 
1958         Man of the West
1958         Terror in a Texas Town
1958         The Light in the Forest
1958         Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
1958         Cole Younger, Gunfighter
1958         Hide and Seek
1957         Goodyear Theatre 
1957         State Trooper 
1957         The Lawless Eighties
1957         This Could Be the Night
1957         Gun Duel in Durango
1957         The Iron Sheriff
1957         The Phantom Stagecoach
1954-1957     G.E. True Theater
1957         Crossroads
1957         The 20th Century-Fox Hour
1957         Official Detective 
1956         Sheriff of Cochise
1956         The People's Choice
1955-1956     My Friend Flicka
1955         At Gunpoint
1955         A Lawless Street
1955         Trial
1955         The McConnell Story
1955         Stage 7 
1954-1955     The Lone Ranger
1955         The Man Behind the Badge 
1955         Moonfleet
1955         Treasury Men in Action
1955         City of Shadows
1955         December Bride 
1954-1955     City Detective 
1955         The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
1955         The Eternal Sea
1955         My Little Margie 
1955         The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse
1955         TV Reader's Digest 
1955         New York Confidential
1954-1955     Four Star Playhouse
1955         Battle Cry
1955         The Violent Men
1955         The Public Defender
1954         Young at Heart
1954         Black Tuesday
1953-1954     Cavalcade of America 
1954         Drum Beat
1954         A Star Is Born
1954         The Outcast
1953-1954     The Pride of the Family
1954         The Shanghai Story
1954         Johnny Guitar
1953-1954     The Loretta Young Show
1954         Riding Shotgun
1954         Dragonfly Squadron
1953-1954     Topper 
1954         Adventures of Superman 
1954         The Lone Wolf
1954         Mayor of the Town
1953         Texas Bad Man
1953         Wicked Woman
1953         So Big
1953         Main Street to Broadway
1953         The Life of Riley 
1953         City of Bad Men
1953         Big Leaguer
1953         Hannah Lee: An American Primitiv
1953         So This Is Love
1953         The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
1953         Powder River
1953         The Lone Hand
1953         The Marksman
1953         House of Wax
1953         Trouble Along the Way
1953         The Blue Gardenia
1953         Woman They Almost Lynched
1953         The Stars Are Singing
1953         The I Don't Care Girl
1953         Star of Texas
1952         Stars and Stripes Forever
1952         Million Dollar Mermaid
1952         The Iron Mistress
1952         Hopalong Cassidy 
1952         It Grows on Trees
1952         Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
1952         Wagons West
1952         Has Anybody Seen My Gal
1952         The Winning Team
1952         Models Inc.
1952         Oklahoma Annie
1952         Rodeo
1952         Rancho Notorious
1952         The Marrying Kind
1952         On Dangerous Ground
1952         Rebound 
1952         Bend of the River
1952         The Cimarron Kid
1952         Boots Malone
1952         Room for One More
1951         The Model and the Marriage Broker
1951         Elopement
1951         The Barefoot Mailman
1951         The People Against O'Hara
1951         Warpath
1951         Thunder in God's Country
1951         Santa Fe
1951         The Great Missouri Raid
1950         Frenchie
1950         Watch the Birdie
1950         The West Point Story
1950         Under Mexicali Stars
1950         He's a Cockeyed Wonder
1950         Right Cross
1950         The Furies
1950         The Lawless
1950         Louisa
1950         The Good Humor Man
1950         Tyrant of the Sea
1950         Key to the City
1949         Dancing in the Dark
1949         Free for All
1949         Roseanna McCoy
1949         Follow Me Quietly
1949         The Barkleys of Broadway
1949         Homicide
1949         Caught
1949         State Department: File 649
1949         Slightly French
1949         Shockproof
1949         Dynamite
1949         They Live by Night
1948         That Wonderful Urge
1948         Rachel and the Stranger
1948         Walk a Crooked Mil
1948         The Walls of Jericho
1948         The Babe Ruth Story
1948         The Vicious Circle
1948         Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
1948         Fighting Father Dunne
1948         The Hunted
1948         Fort Apache
1948         The Miracle of the Bells
1948         The Inside Story
1948         The Bride Goes Wild
1947         Road to Rio
1947         T-Men
1947         The Fabulous Texan
1947         Cass Timberlane
1947         Variety Girl
1947         Smooth Sailing 
1947         They Won't Believe Me
1947         The Perils of Pauline
1947         The Trouble with Women
1947         Danger Street
1947         Welcome Stranger
1947         Killer at Large 
1947         Blaze of Noon
1947         The Farmer's Daughter
1947         The Beginning or the End
1947         The Perfect Marriage
1947         California
1947         The Man I Love
1946         Cross My Heart
1946         Golden Slippers
1946         Swell Guy
1946         Lady Chaser
1946         If I'm Lucky
1946         Little Miss Big
1946         Canyon Passage
1946         Night and Day
1946         The Searching Wind
1946         Blonde for a Day
1946         O.S.S.
1945         The Dolly Sisters
1945         Secrets of a Sorority Girl
1945         Thrill of a Romance
1943         Salute to the Marines
1943         Pilot #5
1943         Mission to Moscow
1943         The Meanest Man in the World
1943         Truck Busters
1942         The Boss of Big Town
1942         City of Silent Men
1942         You Can't Escape Forever
1942         The Spirit of Stanford
1942         The War Against Mrs. Hadley
1942         Wings for the Eagle
1942         The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady
1942         Moonlight Masquerade
1942         Ten Gentlemen from West Point
1942         Spy Ship
1942         Grand Central Murder
1942         This Gun for Hire
1942         Broadway
1942         My Gal Sal
1942         Reap the Wild Wind
1941         The Body Disappears
1941         They Died with Their Boots On
1941         At the Stroke of Twelve 
1941         Passage from Hong Kong
1941         You'll Never Get Rich
1941         Life Begins for Andy Hardy
1941         Bullets for O'Hara
1941         Take the Air
1941         Four Mothers
1940         Sockeroo
1940         Father Is a Prince
1940         Gambling on the High Seas

Matinee Classics - My Friend Flicka starring Johnny Washbrook, Gene Evans, Anita Louise and Frank Ferguson
Matinee Classics - Oklahoma Annie starring Judy Canova, John Russell, Grant Withers, Roy Barcroft, Emmett Lynn, Frank Ferguson, Minerva Urecal, Houseley Stevenson, Allen Jenkins, Almira Sessions, Maxine Gates and Emory Parnell
Matinee Classics - On Dangerous Ground starring Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper, Anthony Ross, Ed Begley, Ian Wolfe, Sumner Williams, Gus Schilling, Frank Ferguson, Cleo Moore, Olive Carey, Richard Irving and Patricia Prest
Matinee Classics - Return to Peyton Place starring Bettye Ackerman, Warren Stevens, Katherine Glass, Pamela Susan Shoop, Frank Ferguson, Lawrence P. Casey, Julie Parrish, Lynn Loring, Ron Russell, Patricia Morrow, Frank Maxwell, Stacy Harris, Evelyn Scott, Guy Stockwell, Ben Andrews, Margaret Mason, Joseph Gallison, Mary K. Wells, Alex Nicol and John Levin
Matinee Classics - State Department: File 649 starring William Lundigan, Virginia Bruce, Johnathan Hale, Frank Ferguson, Richard Loo, Philip Ahn, Raymond Bond, Milton Kibbee, Victor Sen Yung, Lora Lee Michel, John Holland, Harlan Warde and Carole Donne
Matinee Classics - The Boss of Big Town starring John Litel, Florence Rice, H. B. Warner, John Miljan, Jean Brooks, David Bacon, Mary Gordon, Frank Ferguson and Lloyd Ingraham

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