J. Herbert Frank

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J. Herbert Frank
Don Rodrigues (J. Herbert Frank) from Dodging A Million (1918).png
From Dodging A Million, 1918
Born (1885-05-12)May 12, 1885
Died March 7, 1926(1926-03-07) (aged 40)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1914-1924

J. Herbert Frank (May 12, 1885 – March 7, 1926) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 52 films between 1914 and 1924.


Frank was born on May 12, 1885 in Manhattan, New York City. He died on March 7, 1926 in Los Angeles, California by committing suicide in his apartment using chloroform and gas. According to the Oakland Tribune, Frank was involved in narcotic investigations surrounding the death of Wallace Reid, and killed himself to avoid charges.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ "Film Actor Kills Self to Dodge Trial". Oakland Tribune. March 11, 1926. p. 1. Scheduled to appear in a Pasadena court today on a disturbance charge, J. Herbert Frank, film actor, committed suicide in his apartment here. Frank used chloroform and gas in killing himself. The actor was involved in the narcotic investigations which surrounded the death of Wallace Reid a few years ago

External links

  • J. Herbert Frank on IMDb
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