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Frank Losee

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Frank Losee
Losee in 1909
Born(1856-06-12)June 12, 1856
DiedNovember 14, 1937(1937-11-14) (aged 81)
Years active1890s - 1935
Spouse(s)Marion Elmore

Frank Losee (June 12, 1856 – November 14, 1937) was an American stage and screen actor. A veteran of the Broadway stage he began in silent films in 1915.[1] Often he played the father of Mary Pickford, Pauline Frederick and Marguerite Clark.[2]


Frank Losee in the film Orphans of the Storm (1921).
Frank Losee in the film Orphans of the Storm (1921).

Losee began as a professional actor with Hooley's Stock company, and he went on to act with several stock theater groups.[3]

Losee's Broadway credits included Present Arms (1928), For All of Us (1923), Just Outside the Door (1915), The Hawk (1914), The Deadlock (1914), The Five Frankfurters (1913), Honest Jim Blunt (1912), The Return of Eve (1909), The Rose of the Rancho (1906), Mizpah (1906), Nancy Stair (1905), When We Dead Awake (1905), Friquet (1905), Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1904), Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1903), Sky Farm (1902), Richard Carvel (1900), A Young Wife (1899), Cumberland '61 (1897), and The Law of the Land (1896).[4]

Personal life

His wife was actress Marion Elmore. They were married in 1884, in Newark.[5]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Frank Losee; allmovie listing of filmography
  2. ^ Silent Film Necrology 2nd. Edition p. 324 c.2001 by Eugene Vazzana
  3. ^ Briscoe, Johnson (1909). The Actors' Birthday Book: Third Series. An Authoritative Insight Into the Lives of the Men and Women of the Stage Born Between January First and December Thirty-first. Moffat, Yard. p. 144. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  4. ^ "Frank Losee". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on September 15, 2020. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  5. ^ "Losee and His Wife Married 50 Years; Ex-Stars of Stage Celebrate in Yonkers -- Mrs. Losee was Marion Elmore". January 16, 1934. p. 19. Retrieved September 21, 2020.
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