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Frank Collison

1950-02-14 Evanston, Illinois, USA

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Frank trained at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, earned his BA in theatre at San Francisco State University, helped establish a summer theatre company in the Sierra Nevadas then went on to earn an MFA in acting at UC San Diego. Before Frank began his professional career in acting, he worked as a forest fire fighter, diaper service dispatcher and substitute teacher. Appearing in over 150 productions, Frank has worked off Broadway and in regional theaters in Boston, Denver and California. His theatrical roles have ranged from "Puck" in Midsummer's Nights Dream to "Miss Havisham" in Great Expectations to "Jacob Marley" in Christmas Carol. Frank is a founding member of Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, California, which has won over 25 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards. Frank began his film and television career when he moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He is perhaps best known as "Horace Bing," the hapless telegraph operator on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) and "Wash Hogwallop" in "O Brother Where Art Thou?


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Hidalgo Texas Jack 2004-02-04
The Village Victor 2004-07-30
The Whole Ten Yards Strabo 2004-04-07
Hope Springs Mr. Fisher 2003-05-09
K-PAX Screaming Man (uncredited) 2001-10-22
Camouflage Skinny Cop - Tommy 2001-01-09
A Crack in the Floor Turner 2001-04-24
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Wash Hogwallop 2000-08-30
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie Horace Bing 1999-05-22
Buddy Zoo Keeper 1997-06-06
It Runs in the Family Floyd Bumpus 1994-09-23
The Investigator 1994-12-01
S.F.W. Distressed Witness 1994-09-15
Keep the Change Darryl Burke 1992-06-09
Diggstown Prison Guard 1992-08-14
Dollman Sprug 1991-11-27
The Last Boy Scout Pablo 1991-12-13
Wild at Heart Timmy Thompson 1990-08-17
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Billy 1988-09-30
The Blob Hobbe 1988-08-05
Into the Homeland Gas Station Attendant 1987-01-01
Amazon Women on the Moon Grizzled Pirate 1987-09-18
Lifetime Contract Shrink 1986-10-03
Wired to Kill Sly 1986-11-14
The Compleat Al Look-A-Like Salesman 1985-08-07
Grunt! The Wrestling Movie Charlie Stroll 1985-11-07