Franklin Pangborn

Biography

Franklin Pangborn (January 23, 1889 – July 20, 1958) was an American comedic character actor famous for playing small but memorable roles with comic flair. He appeared in scores of feature films playing essentially the same character: prissy, polite, elegant, highly energetic, often officious, fasti...

64 titles Acting

4.9

The Story of Mankind

1957 · Marquis de Varennes

6.6

My Dream Is Yours

1949 · Sourpuss Manager

The Eternal Melody Addio Mimí!

1949 · The Cat Lover

7.0

Romance on the High Seas

1948 · Rio Hotel Clerk

6.7

I'll Be Yours

1947 · Barber

6.0

Calendar Girl

1947 · Dilly Dillingsworth

6.8

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

1947 · Formfit Franklin

6.5

Two Guys from Milwaukee

1946 · Theatre Manager

6.7

Lover Come Back

1946 · Hotel desk clerk

6.3

Tell It to a Star

1945 · Horace Lovelace

6.8

The Horn Blows at Midnight

1945 · Radio Engineer / Sloan

7.0

You Came Along

1945 · Hotel Clerk

6.3

The Great Moment

1944 · Dr. Heywood

8.2

Allergic to Love

1944 · Stewart Ives III

6.5

My Best Gal

1944 · Mr. Porter

7.8

Hail the Conquering Hero

1944 · Reception Committee Chairman

7.2

Holy Matrimony

1943 · Duncan Farll

6.6

Reveille with Beverly

1943 · Vernon Lewis

7.0

Never a Dull Moment

1943 · Sylvester

6.6

Stage Door Canteen

1943 · Franklin Pangborn

6.7

Honeymoon Lodge

1943 · Cathcart

6.7

Crazy House

1943 · Hotel Clerk

6.0

Obliging Young Lady

1942 · Professor Gibney

7.7

The Palm Beach Story

1942 · Manager

8.0

Now, Voyager

1942 · Mr. Thompson

5.0

Call Out the Marines

1942 · Wilbur

7.6

What's Cookin'?

1942 · Professor Bistell

Moonlight Masquerade

1942 · Fairchild

7.1

George Washington Slept Here

1942 · Mr. Gibney

8.1

Sullivan's Travels

1941 · Mr. Casalsis

5.5

Weekend for Three

1941 · Number Seven, Old Field Inn Waiter

5.8

Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case

1941 · Charley Towne

7.4

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

1941 · The Producer

6.7

A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob

1941 · Pet Shop Owner

6.6

The Flame of New Orleans

1941 · Bellows

6.9

Public Deb No. 1

1940 · Bartender

6.2

Hit Parade of 1941

1940 · Carter

7.3

The Bank Dick

1940 · J. Pinkerton Snoopington

6.9

Spring Parade

1940 · Wiedlemeyer

6.4

Turnabout

1940 · Mr. Pingboom

7.6

Christmas in July

1940 · Don Hartman

6.9

5th Ave Girl

1939 · Higgins

5.8

Broadway Serenade

1939 · Gene, Collier's Composer

7.3

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

1938 · Assistant Hotel Manager

6.0

Doctor Rhythm

1938 · Mr. Stenchfield (Store Clerk)

6.5

Joy of Living

1938 · Orchestra Leader

6.6

Just Around the Corner

1938 · Waters

6.4

The Girl Downstairs

1938 · Adolf Pumpfel

7.1

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

1938 · Hamilton Montmarcy

7.3

Vivacious Lady

1938 · Apartment Manager

7.1

Carefree

1938 · Roland Hunter

6.7

Three Blind Mice

1938 · Clerk

6.7

Topper Takes a Trip

1938 · Louis - Hotel Manager

6.5

Four's a Crowd

1938 · Preston

6.8

Always Goodbye

1938 · Bicycle Salesman

7.8

Easy Living

1937 · Van Buren

6.3

I'll Take Romance

1937 · Kane's Secretary

6.6

Thrill of a Lifetime

1937 · Sam Williams

6.9

It's All Yours

1937 · Schultz

5.4

All Over Town

1937 · The Costumer

6.1

The Life of the Party

1937 · Beggs

When Love Is Young

1937 · John Dorman

7.8

Stage Door

1937 · Harcourt

6.2

She's Dangerous

1937 · Fashion Designer

5.3

Dangerous Number

1937 · Hotel Desk Clerk

6.4

Danger - Love at Work

1937 · Train dining car headwaiter

6.5

High Hat

1937 · Renaldo Breton

4.6

Rich Relations

1937 · Mr. Dwight

She Married an Artist

1937 · Paul

6.4

We Have Our Moments

1937 · Joe

5.5

Living on Love

1937 · Ogilvie O. Oglethorpe

6.5

Swing High, Swing Low

1937 · Henri

6.3

It Happened in Hollywood

1937 · Mr. Forsythe

7.7

Love on Toast

1937 · Finley

7.1

To Mary - with Love

1936 · Guest

5.7

Tango

1936 · Oscar, the Photographer

5.7

Hats Off

1936 · Mr. Churchill

7.0

Give Us This Night

1936 · Forcellini's Secretary

6.1

Don't Gamble with Love

1936 · Salesman

5.3

The Mandarin Mystery

1936 · Mellish

6.8

Three Smart Girls

1936 · Jeweler

6.5

Doughnuts and Society

1936 · Benson

6.7

She Couldn't Take It

1935 · Spot's Secretary

6.2

Eight Bells

1935 · Finch

6.1

$1000 a Minute

1935 · Reville

6.5

Manhattan Love Song

1934 · Garrett Wetherby

4.8

Tomorrow's Youth

1934 · Thornton

Unknown Blonde

1934 · Male Co-Respondent

6.7

College Rhythm

1934 · Peabody

7.2

Young and Beautiful

1934 · Radio Announcer

6.8

Cockeyed Cavaliers

1934 · Town Crier

4.6

King Kelly of the U.S.A.

1934 · J. Ashton Brockton

6.3

Professional Sweetheart

1933 · Herbert Childress

6.5

Bed of Roses

1933 · Floorwalker

6.2

Headline Shooter

1933 · Adolphus G. Crocker

5.9

The Important Witness

1933 · Groom

7.1

International House

1933 · Hotel Manager

7.6

Design for Living

1933 · Mr. Douglas

6.5

The Half Naked Truth

1932 · Hotel Clerk

5.4

A Fool's Advice

1932 · Egbert - Hotel Clerk

6.2

A Woman of Experience

1931 · Hans

7.2

A Lady Surrenders

1930 · Lawton

6.0

Cheer Up and Smile

1930 · Professor

7.6

Not So Dumb

1930 · Leach

6.7

Her Man

1930 · Sport

6.4

On Trial

1928 · Turnbull

7.1

My Friend from India

1927 · William / Tommy Valentine

6.9

Getting Gertie's Garter

1927 · Algy Brooks

7.1

Exit Smiling

1926 · Cecil Lovelace