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Frank Mcglynn, American actor. Member Actors’ Equity Association, Society Catholic Pioneers, Young Men’s Institute, Catholic Actors’ Guild (president).; Club: Friars.

Background

Mcglynn, Frank was born on October 26, 1866 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Frank and Mary H. (Buckley) M.

Education

Educated convent and public schools, Hastings Law School, and 7 years in law office of Matthew I. Sullivan, San Francisco.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1894, and practiced in San Francisco. Began stage career in New York, 1896, playing minor parts, later important roles, on the road, in stock, and in motion pictures. Toured world in charge of motion pictures of Giants and White Soc, 1913-1914.

Scored success as Abraham Lincoln, in Drinkwater’s play of same name, 1919-1923. Playing Rabbi Judah in Steadfast, 1923-1924. Played Andrew Jackson in That Awful Mistress Eaton, 1924, Ephraim Cabot in Desire Under the Elm, 1925-1926 in vaudeville, 1927-1928.

Massawinima in His Blossom Bride. Reb. Velvele in The Broken Chain. Starred in revival of Drinkwater’s Abraham Lincoln, 1929-1930.

Playing in motion pictures, since 1931.

Membership

Member Actors’ Equity Association, Society Catholic Pioneers, Young Men’s Institute, Catholic Actors’ Guild (president). Club: Friars.

Connections

Married Rose O’Byrne, December 16, 1900. Children: Mistress.

father:
Frank M.

mother:
Mary H. (Buckley) M.

spouse:
Rose O’Byrne

child:
Mrs Mcglynn