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Encyclopedia > Frankie Darro

Frankie Darro (born December 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; died December 25, 1976 in Huntington Beach, California of a heart attack), was an American voice-over artist and character actor, notable for voicing Lampwick in Walt Disney's Pinocchio and other film roles. December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining for the year. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Nickname: Surf City Location of Huntington Beach within Orange County, California. ... This article is becoming very long. ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, and philanthropist. ... Pinocchio is the second animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ...

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Frankie Darro : OLDIES.com (1182 words)
Brainy bellhop Buzzy O'Brien (Frankie Darro) tries his hand at sleuthing out a killer when a hundred thousand dollars in bonds disappear and the corpse of Bank Vice President Thaddeus Porter is left in their place.
Jeff (Mantan Moreland) and Frankie (Frankie Darro) are employees at the Carlton Arms Hotel where they work overtime to avoid being caught goofing off on the job.
Jeff's obnoxious pal Frankie (Frankie Darro) is a big man on campus due to his friendship with rowing legend Bob Terry.
Frankie Darro - Biography - MSN Movies (176 words)
The son of circus performers, the diminutive Frankie Darro began appearing in films as a juvenile player in 1924; he co-starred with western star Tom Tyler in several silent oaters at FBO in the mid-1920s, and was cast in leading roles in Little Mickey Grogan (1927) and The Circus Kid (1928).
During the 1930s, Darro showed up in innumerable bit and supporting roles, often playing juvenile delinquents; he carried over this particular characterization into his voiceover stint as Lampwick in the 1940 animated Disney feature Pinocchio.
Frankie Darro was compelled to accept bit roles into the 1960s; he was also featured in several Red Skelton Shows of the period, often dressed as an old woman for a peculiar comic effect.
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