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Frank Tinney Edit Profile

actor

Frank Tinney, American actor.

Background

Tinney, Frank was born on March 29, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hugh Frank and Mary (Carroll) Tinney.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Made first appearance on stage in “black face,” in Vaudeville, Philadelphia, at age of 4. Debut in “The Follies of 1910,” at Winter Garden, New York, May 1910. 1st appearance in London, England., in “black face,” 1913, scoring a great success.

Toured United States in “The Follies of 1913”. Served in the United States Army, latter part of World War I. Played in “Some Time,” “Tickle Me,” etc.

Home: Baldwin, Long Island, New York.

Connections

Married Edna Davenport.

father:
Hugh Frank Tinney

mother:
Mary (Carroll) Tinney

spouse:
Edna Davenport.