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Frank Gillmore Edit Profile

actor , union executive.

Frank Gillmore, American actor, union executive. Awarded gold medal of America Arbitration Association. Mason.

Background

Gillmore, Frank was born on May 14, 1867 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Parker and Emily (Thorne) Gillmore.

Education

Educated Chiswick Collegiate School, London, England.

Career

Ruth Emily (Mistress Max Sonino). Began as actor, 1879. Played in provinces of England 3 years, on London stage 5 years, with Charles Frohman in the United States 2½ years, with Forbes-Robertson, Beerbohm Tree, and John Hare in England, in New Theater, New York City, 1 year.

Leading man with Minnie Maddern Fiske, Henrietta Crosman, Mary Mannering, Bertha Kalich, Elsie Ferguson, Mme. Nazimova; executive secretary Actors Equity Association (affiliate of America Federal of Labor), 1918-1929, president 1929-1937. Also president Chorus Equity Association to 1937.

Now international president Associate Actors and Artists of America.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Players, Lambs.

Connections

Married Laura MacGillivray, July 30, 1896. Children: Margalo (Mistress.

father:
Parker Gillmore

mother:
Emily (Thorne) Gillmore

spouse:
Laura MacGillivray

child:
Margalo (Mrs Gillmore