Franklyn Farnum

IVA Star Rating : 72
Franklyn Farnum was an American character actor and Hollywood extra who appeared in at least 1,100 films. He was also cast in more films that won the Academy Award for Best Picture than any other performer in American film industry.

Franklyn Farnum was an American character actor and Hollywood extra who appeared in at least 1,100 films. He was also cast in more films that won the Academy Award for Best Picture than any other performer in American film industry.

Birth Name

William Franklin Smith


Wednesday, 05 June 1878


Tuesday, 04 July 1961

Actor Filmography

Parrish Party Guest 1961
Cry for Happy Theatre Patron 1961
Pepe Sands Patron 1960
Cimarron Townsman 1960
North to Alaska Barfly 1960
Midnight Lace Ballet Audience Spectator 1960
College Confidential Townsman 1960
The Rat Race Hotel Lobby Extra 1960
The Apartment Office Worker 1960
Wake Me When It's Over Pentagon Officer 1960
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Parrish Party Guest 1961
Cry for Happy Theatre Patron 1961
Pepe Sands Patron 1960
Cimarron Townsman 1960
North to Alaska Barfly 1960
Midnight Lace Ballet Audience Spectator 1960
College Confidential Townsman 1960
The Rat Race Hotel Lobby Extra 1960
The Apartment Office Worker 1960
Wake Me When It's Over Pentagon Officer 1960
Because They're Young Shopper with Cart 1960
The Hypnotic Eye Audience Member 1960
Cash McCall Passerby on Street 1960
The Gazebo Television Technician in Booth 1960
Ice Palace Committee Member 1960
The Story on Page One Juror 1959
Career Nightclub Patron 1959
Pillow Talk Nightclub Patron 1959
The Blue Angel Blue Angel Customer 1959
Last Train from Gun Hill Man Cleaning Saloon Room 1959
Don't Give Up the Ship Wedding Guest 1959
Darby O'Gill and the Little People Townsman 1959
Say One for Me Patient at Home 1959
The Young Philadelphians Party Guest 1959
Some Like It Hot Party Guest 1959
The Black Orchid Funeral Usher 1959
Black Saddle Barfly 1959
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! Townsman at Meeting 1958
The Buccaneer Dance Extra at Ball 1958
The Tunnel of Love Party Guest 1958
Home Before Dark New Year's Eve Party Reveller 1958
The Ann Sothern Show Investor 1958
Money, Women and Guns Postmaster 1958
The Rifleman Townsman 1958
Union Pacific Senator 1958
Voice in the Mirror AA Meeting Attendee 1958
Rock-a-Bye Baby Bit Role 1958
The Matchmaker Patron at Harmonica Club 1958
Screaming Mimi Nightclub Patron 1958
The Sheepman Town Loafer 1958
Witness for the Prosecution Barrister 1958
Wild Is the Wind Passenger at Airport 1957
The Tin Star Townsman 1957
Pal Joey Guest at Charity Ball 1957
Tombstone Territory Townsman 1957
My Man Godfrey Scavenger Hunter / Party Guest 1957
Until They Sail Man Smoking Outside Courtroom 1957
Goodyear Theatre Pedestrian 1957
The Joker Is Wild Nightclub Patron 1957
The Californians Townsman 1957
Perry Mason Art Auction Attendee, Juror, Restaurant Patron / Grand Juryman 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Hotel Carlton Desk Clerk, Hotel Guest, Poker Player, Townsman 1957
Slaughter on 10th Avenue Juror 1957
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Barfly 1957
Monkey on My Back Baseball Game Spectator 1957
Ten Thousand Bedrooms Party Guest 1957
She Devil Party Guest 1957
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! Passenger 1957
The Wings of Eagles Premier Guest 1957
Hollywood or Bust Audience Member 1956
Three Brave Men Man at Co-Operative Meeting 1956
The Great American Pastime Bar Patron 1956
The Opposite Sex '21' Patron 1956
Teenage Rebel Man at Airport 1956
You Can't Run Away from It Wedding Guest 1956
Around the World in 80 Days Extra 1956
Zane Grey Theatre Doctor 1956
The Ten Commandments High Official 1956
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! Board of Directors 1956
The Search for Bridey Murphy Druggist / Druggist (Uncredited) 1956
The Best Things in Life Are Free Theatregoer 1956
The Power and the Prize Man at Board Meeting 1956
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Spectator at Electrocution 1956
The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu Man at Theatre 1956
The First Traveling Saleslady Townsman 1956
The She-Creature Party Guest 1956
High Society Party Guest 1956
The First Texan Delegate 1956
The Toy Tiger Man in Reading Room 1956
The Killing Racetrack Spectator 1956
Gaby Canteen Patron 1956
The Eddy Duchin Story Passerby 1956
Over-Exposed Nightclub Patron 1956
Never Say Goodbye Restaurant Patron 1956
Red Sundown Hotel Clerk 1956
State Trooper Watchman 1956
Ransom! Townsman in Crowd 1956
Runaway Daughters Party Guest 1956
The Benny Goodman Story Man in Audience at Carnegie Hall 1956
Inside Detroit Union Official 1956
The Court Jester Townsman 1955
A Lawless Street Townsman 1955
Artists and Models Man on TV Panel Show 1955
Sincerely Yours Concert Attendee 1955
Crossroads Witness 1955
Illegal Restaurant Patron 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Executive 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Party Guest 1955
The Second Greatest Sex General Storekeeper 1955
Cheyenne Clerk 1955
Tales of the Texas Rangers Judge 1955
To Catch a Thief Party Guest 1955
No Man's Woman Police Criminologist 1955
You're Never Too Young Man in Ticket Line 1955
Wichita Townsman 1955
Chicago Syndicate Nightclub Patron / Nightclub Patron (Uncredited) 1955
Not as a Stranger Nightclub Patron 1955
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Cafe Patron 1955
Love Me or Leave Me Nightclub Patron 1955
The Country Girl First-Nighter 1955
East of Eden Townsman at Carnival 1955
Ten Wanted Men Steven 1955
Black Tuesday Reporter at Electrocution 1954
Deep in My Heart Party Guest 1954
The Atomic Kid Casino Patron 1954
Destry Townsman / Barfly 1954
The Magical World of Disney Fan in Stands 1954
Black Widow Party Guest 1954
A Star Is Born Ray 1954
Three Hours to Kill Townsman 1954
Tobor the Great Government Representative 1954
Broken Lance Juror 1954
Living It Up Man at Bus Depot 1954
The Desperado Courtroom Deputy 1954
The Lone Wolf Druggist, Phillips, Waiter, Warden 1954
Lucky Me Party Guest 1954
The Long, Long Trailer Extra in Trailer Park 1954
Money from Home Hunt Club Ball Guest / Racetrack Patron 1953
Man in the Attic Theatre Patron 1953
Forbidden Nightclub Patron 1953
Forever Female First Nighter / Diner at Sardi's 1953
Easy to Love Nightclub Patron 1953
Calamity Jane Barfly 1953
City of Bad Men Townsman 1953
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Ship Passenger 1953
Vicki Club Manager 1953
The Caddy Country Club Patron / Golf Gallery Spectator / Party Guest 1953
Second Chance Extra at Fight 1953
Let's Do It Again Courtney 1953
So This Is Love Man at Concert 1953
The Kid from Left Field Train Station Extra 1953
Affair with a Stranger Firstnighter 1953
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms Ballet-Goer 1953
Dream Wife Man in Hotel Lobby 1953
Sangaree Party Guest 1953
Scared Stiff Passerby 1953
Destination Gobi Quartermaster General 1953
The Story of Three Loves Man Departing Train (segment "Mademoiselle") 1953
The Bad and the Beautiful Assistant on Set 1953
Meet Me at the Fair Wall Street Tycoon 1953
April in Paris Ship Passenger 1952
Invasion, U.S.A. Man from Omaha 1952
My Pal Gus Attorney 1952
Hans Christian Andersen Townsman 1952
The Steel Trap Plane Passenger 1952
Montana Belle Townsman 1952
Wyoming Roundup Town Councilman 1952
Operation Secret Slide Projectionist 1952
Everything I Have Is Yours Tour Group Member / Tourist in Show (Uncredited) 1952
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation Club Patron 1952
Canyon Ambush Luke Potter 1952
The Golden Hawk Spanish Tribunal Judge 1952
The Ford Television Theatre Jury Foreman 1952
Just for You Cook 1952
The Ring Restaurant Patron 1952
Somebody Loves Me Waiter 1952
Strange Fascination Man in Audience 1952
Big Jim McLain Nightclub Patron 1952
Captain Pirate Dr. Le Grand 1952
Carrie Restaurant Patron 1952
Breakdown Spectator at Ambulance Scene / Man Buying Newspaper 1952
Washington Story Party / Dance Extra 1952
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie Audience Member 1952
Lovely to Look At Fashion Show Attendee 1952
Paula Professor 1952
Red Planet Mars Senator 1952
The Half-Breed Man Applauding in Saloon 1952
Kansas Territory Barfly 1952
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick College Inn Patron 1952
Hold That Line Alumnus Chess Player 1952
Mutiny Man at Meeting 1952
Death Valley Days Stage Passenger 1952
The Unexpected Bus Passenger 1952
Waco Bank Clerk 1952
Fort Osage Settler 1952
Invitation Wedding Reception Guest 1952
The Las Vegas Story Casino Patron 1952
Phone Call from a Stranger Man at Airport 1952
For Men Only Regents Board Member 1952
The Greatest Show on Earth Spectator 1952
Models Inc. Man at Bar 1952
The Barefoot Mailman Townsman at Dance 1951
Elopement Graduation Ceremony Attendee 1951
The Stooge Party Guest / Audience Member 1951
Lawless Cowboys Barfly 1951
Love Nest Waiter / Waiter (Uncredited) 1951
The Day the Earth Stood Still Extra in Office Building Corridor 1951
Here Comes the Groom Passenger on Airplane 1951
Roadblock Elevator Passenger 1951
A Millionaire for Christy Nightclub Patron 1951
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine Board Member 1951
Tomorrow Is Another Day Sidewalk Passerby 1951
Rich, Young and Pretty Night Club Patron 1951
Strangers on a Train Party Guest 1951
The Strange Door Wedding Guest 1951
Silver Canyon Townsman 1951
No Questions Asked Theatregoer 1951
Kentucky Jubilee Townsman / Dancer in Finale 1951
Fighting Coast Guard Graduation Ceremony Attendee 1951
Francis Goes to the Races Racetrack Spectator 1951
Follow the Sun Sports Banquet Attendee 1951
I Can Get It for You Wholesale Ball Guest 1951
Santa Fe Man at Railroad Dedication 1951
Lullaby of Broadway Ship Passenger 1951
The Groom Wore Spurs Reverend 1951
The Man from Planet X Sgt. Ferris - Porter's Assistant 1951
Royal Wedding Backstage Guest 1951
You're in the Navy Now Officer Introducing Admiral Tennant 1951
Payment on Demand Ship Passenger 1951
The Mating Season Board Member 1951
Sierra Passage Barfly 1950
California Passage Townsman 1950
Mr. Music Nightclub Patron 1950
Experiment Alcatraz Board Member 1950
Woman on the Run Coroner 1950
All About Eve Sarah Siddons Awards Guest 1950
Let's Dance Engagement Party Guest 1950
Wyoming Mail Postal Official 1950
Right Cross Fight Spectator 1950
Big Town Townsman 1950
Lux Video Theatre Member of the Jury 1950
Pretty Baby Subway Commuter 1950
A Life of Her Own Restaurant Customer 1950
Union Station Sleeping Train Passenger 1950
The Toast of New Orleans Restaurant Patron 1950
Three Little Words Party Guest 1950
The Cariboo Trail Stage Passenger 1950
The Second Woman Country Club Guest 1950
Destination Moon Factory Worker 1950
Bright Leaf Man in Hotel Bar 1950
Destination Murder Mr. Mansfield / Arthur Mansfield 1950
The Jackie Robinson Story Baseball Fan in Stands 1950
Lucky Losers Gambler 1950
Please Believe Me Ship Passenger 1950
Colt .45 Townsman 1950
Everybody's Dancin' Audience Member 1950
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady Audience Member 1950
Black Hand Juror 1950
The Cisco Kid Banker Tracy, Rancher 1950
No Man of Her Own Train Passenger 1950
Chain Lightning Civilian at Test Flight 1950
When Willie Comes Marching Home Officer at Party 1950
Gun Crazy Cashier 1950
The Heiress Dr. Isaacs 1949
East Side, West Side Del Rio Club Patron 1949
Undertow Airplane Passenger 1949
Tell It to the Judge Senate Committee Observer 1949
Dear Wife Campaign Man 1949
Square Dance Jubilee Townsman 1949
The File on Thelma Jordon Grand Juryman / Courtroom Spectator / Courtroom Spectator (Uncredited) 1949
The Big Wheel Racing Fan in Stands 1949
Mary Ryan, Detective Party Guest 1949
Fighting Man of the Plains Townsman 1949
My Friend Irma Maitre D' 1949
The Lone Ranger Banker, Man at Concert, Townsman 1949
The Fighting Kentuckian De Marchand Party Guest 1949
Red, Hot and Blue Nightclub Patron 1949
Post Office Investigator Mr. Harrington 1949
It's a Great Feeling Man at Train Station 1949
Scene of the Crime Nightclub Patron 1949
House of Strangers Courtroom Spectator 1949
Massacre River Dance Guest 1949
Alimony Courtroom Spectator 1949
Tulsa Oilman 1949
Johnny Allegro Man in Basement 1949
The Lady Gambles Casino Patron 1949
Stampede Townsman 1949
Bride of Vengeance Bit Role 1949
A Kiss in the Dark Tenant 1949
Hideout Man at Radio Broadcast 1949
Alias Nick Beal Supporter 1949
Cover Up Delegate on Platform / Delegate on Platform (Uncredited) 1949
The Last Bandit Train Station Agent 1949
Hollow Triumph Big Winner 1949
A Letter to Three Wives Country Club Member 1949
Slightly French Party Guest 1949
Knock on Any Door Courtroom Spectator 1949
My Dear Secretary Nightclub Extra 1948
Angel on the Amazon Diner 1948
The Plunderers Townsman 1948
Million Dollar Weekend Plane Passenger 1948
Johnny Belinda Man on Jury 1948
Luxury Liner Ship Passenger 1948
A Date with Judy Dance Chaperon / Nightclub Patron 1948
The Velvet Touch Restaurant Patron 1948
Race Street Minor Role 1948
Dream Girl Wedding Guest 1948
Stage Struck Party Guest 1948
Wallflower Airport Passenger 1948
The Counterfeiters Man at Racetrack 1948
Big Town Scandal Squad Car Policeman 1948
Silver River Officer 1948
Assigned to Danger Mr. Norton 1948
Old Los Angeles Townsman 1948
Trapped by Boston Blackie Party Guest 1948
State of the Union Congressman 1948
Winter Meeting Restaurant Patron 1948
The Miracle of the Bells Worshipper / Worshiper 1948
Mr. Reckless Wedding Guest 1948
The Big Clock Minor Role 1948
I Remember Mama Drug Store Pharmacist 1948
Black Bart Al 1948
Albuquerque Barfly 1948
Three Daring Daughters Ship Passenger 1948
On Our Merry Way Churchgoer (deleted sequence) 1948
The Senator Was Indiscreet Dinner Guest 1947
I Walk Alone Nightclub Patron 1947
Daisy Kenyon Man leaving Courtroom 1947
A Double Life Party Guest 1947
Road to Rio Ship Lounge Extra 1947
The Judge Steps Out Wedding Guest 1947
The Gangster Passerby 1947
Her Husband's Affairs Juror 1947
Gentleman's Agreement Party Guest 1947
The Fabulous Texan Mayor Billings 1947
Cass Timberlane Party Guest 1947
Blondie in the Dough Premier Biscuit Co. Board Member 1947
Merton of the Movies Man Raising Theatre Curtain 1947
Magic Town Townsman 1947
The Spirit of West Point Game Spectator 1947
Black Gold Kentucky Derby Race Official 1947
High Tide Cigar Store Clerk at Airport 1947
Exposed Restaurant Patron 1947
They Won't Believe Me Man at Piano Concert 1947
The Perils of Pauline Friar John in Show 1947
So You Want to Be in Pictures Man at Brown Derby with Sunglasses 1947
Honeymoon American Diplomat 1947
Fun on a Weekend Poker Player / Poker Player (Uncredited) 1947
Blaze of Noon Church Deacon 1947
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Man Who Bumps Harold 1947
The Farmer's Daughter Conventioneer 1947
Mr. District Attorney Party Guest 1947
Dead Reckoning Nightclub Patron 1947
It's a Joke, Son! Man in Auditorium 1947
Ladies' Man Nightclub Extra 1947
San Quentin Doctor 1946
Wife Wanted Embassy Club Patron 1946
Deception Restaurant Diner 1946
Sister Kenny Doctor at Medical Conference 1946
Crack-Up Man on Train / Party Extra / Man on Train (Uncredited) 1946
The Searching Wind Waiter in French Restaurant 1946
The Kid from Brooklyn Garden Party Guest 1946
To Each His Own Nightclub Patron 1946
Meet Me on Broadway Man in Audience 1946
The Stork Club Nightclub Diner 1945
Dick Tracy Bystander at Murder 1945
Fallen Angel Man Leaving Drugstore 1945
George White's Scandals White's Associate 1945
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood Nightclub Patron 1945
The Lost Weekend Barfly / Concert Attendee 1945
Sunset in El Dorado Customer 1945
Over 21 Graduation Ceremony Spectator 1945
Lady on a Train Nightclub Patron 1945
Guest Wife Bank Employee 1945
Incendiary Blonde Rodeo Spectator 1945
Trail of Kit Carson Townsman 1945
Man from Oklahoma Townsman 1945
Twice Blessed Man on Dais at Speech 1945
The Clock Nightclub Patron 1945
The Great John L. Exhibition Fight Timer 1945
Diamond Horseshoe Nightclub Table Extra 1945
Two O'Clock Courage Club Patron 1945
Hangover Square Concertgoer 1945
I Love a Mystery Reporter 1945
The Great Flamarion Stage Manager 1945
Wonder Man Pelican Club Patron 1945
Saddle Leather Law Rancher 1944
In Society Proprietor of Diner Stand 1944
Hail the Conquering Hero Town Councilman 1944
The Great Moment Massachusetts Medical Society Man 1944
Call of the Rockies Miner 1944
The Yellow Rose of Texas Audience Member 1944
A Night of Adventure Man in Mark's Waiting Room 1944
Going My Way Church Usher 1944
The White Cliffs of Dover Ball Guest 1944
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid Man at Dinner 1944
Death Valley Manhunt Frank 1943
Revenge of the Zombies Zombie 1943
Appointment in Berlin R.A.F. Officer 1943
Frontier Fury Bartender Homer 1943
Crime Doctor Juror 1943
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour Man at Country Club Dance 1943
Thousands Cheer Man in Audience 1943
The Valley of Vanishing Men Cave Prisoner 1942
Northwest Rangers Barfly 1942
'Neath Brooklyn Bridge Policeman 1942
Gentleman Jim Boxing Match Spectator 1942
Silver Queen Creditor 1942
I Married a Witch Country Club Guest 1942
The Secret Code Federal Agent 1942
Henry Aldrich, Editor Courtroom Spectator 1942
Her Cardboard Lover Casino Patron 1942
Juke Girl Bit Role 1942
Stardust on the Sage Baker 1942
Sleepytime Gal Bit Role 1942
Captain Midnight G-Man Allen 1942
Wild Bill Hickok Rides Chicago Businessman 1942
Johnny Eager Racetrack Spectator 1941
The Night of January 16th Juror 1941
Holt of the Secret Service Denny 1941
Three Girls About Town Conventioneer Extra 1941
Mr. Celebrity Court Officer 1941
This Woman Is Mine Bit Role 1941
Double Cross Police Sergeant Writing Parking Ticket 1941
Million Dollar Baby Bit Role 1941
In the Navy Military Officer 1941
Adventure in Washington Reporter 1941
The Great Train Robbery Marshal 1941
The Lady Eve Tailor in Montage 1941
Buck Privates Officer 1941
The Son of Monte Cristo Friend of Von Neuhoff / Friend of Von Neuhoff (Uncredited) 1941
Misbehaving Husbands Party Guest 1940
Tin Pan Alley Man in Audience 1940
The Green Archer Pete 1940
North West Mounted Police Townsman 1940
Under Texas Skies Townsman 1940
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride Rancher / Cattleman #1 1940
Deadwood Dick Clayton / Henchman Clayton (Ch. 1) 1940
Two Girls on Broadway Man in Radio Audience 1940
The House Across the Bay Prison Guard 1940
Charlie Chan in Panama Marine Officer 1940
Knights of the Range Colonel Ripple 1940
The Shadow Sparks 1940
Reno Board Member 1939
Hollywood Cavalcade Well-Wisher 1939
Almost a Gentleman Juror 1939
Stagecoach Deputy Frank 1939
The Cowboy and the Lady Cowboy 1938
Prison Train The Lawyer 1938
Crime Takes a Holiday Jury Foreman 1938
Racket Busters Union Representative 1938
Cowboy from Brooklyn Rodeo Spectator 1938
Vivacious Lady 2nd Train Conductor 1938
Rawhide Saunders' Secretary 1938
Rolling Caravans Army Officer 1938
Hollywood Stadium Mystery Policeman 1938
Race Suicide Undetermined Role 1938
Romance of the Rockies Stone 1937
Wine, Women and Horses Gambling House Patron 1937
On Such a Night Flood Refugee 1937
Souls at Sea Court Bailiff 1937
You Can't Have Everything Hillbilly Bartender 1937
Wake Up and Live Tourist 1937
The Emperor's Candlesticks Bidder 1937
History Is Made at Night Waiter 1937
You Only Live Once Plainclothesman 1937
Ranger Courage Cousin Joe 1937
God's Country and the Woman Lumberjack 1937
What Becomes of the Children? Shelby 1936
The Plainsman Man on Deadwood Street 1936
The Man Who Lived Twice Juror 1936
Undersea Kingdom Atlantis Official 1936
The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand Nicky 1936
Lightnin' Bill Carson Townsman 1936
Three on the Trail Deputy 1936
The Preview Murder Mystery James Deley 1936
Custer's Last Stand Maj. Marcus Reno [Chs. 11, 14, 15] / Major Marcus Reno 1936
Lawless Riders Townsman 1935
Super-Speed Ralph Gray 1935
Frontier Justice Lawyer George Lessin 1935
Powdersmoke Range Jim Reece 1935
The Crusades Christian 1935
Page Miss Glory Dance Extra 1935
Hop-a-Long Cassidy Riley / Riley - Cowhand 1935
Fighting Caballero Bartender 1935
The Ghost Rider Bullard / Jim Bullard 1935
The Cowboy and the Bandit Crooked Dealer 1935
Gold Diggers of 1935 Bartender 1935
Desert Mesa Jones 1935
Loser's End Bartender 1935
College Rhythm Department Store Emplyee / Man in Closet 1934
Frontier Days George Wilson 1934
Death on the Diamond Baseball Fan 1934
Desert Man Henchman Frank 1934
Carrying the Mail Henchman Frank 1934
Honor of the Range Saloonkeeper 1934
The Honor of the Press Mr. Sampson, publisher of 'The Herald' / Mr. Sampson - Publisher of 'The Herald' 1932
The Texas Bad Man Slim 1932
Mark of the Spur Sheriff Jake Ludlow 1932
Human Targets Sheriff 1932
Oklahoma Jim Army Captain 1931
Left Over Ladies Benson 1931
Not Exactly Gentlemen Nelson 1931
See America Thirst Master of Ceremonies 1930
The Third Alarm Fire Department Captain 1930
Beyond the Rio Grande Joe Kemp 1930
Dames Ahoy Master of Ceremonies 1930
The Drug Store Cowboy Marmaduke Grandon 1925
It Happened Out West 1923
The Scarlet Car Billy Winthrop 1917
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