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  • BIRTH 25/12/1899
  • DEATH 12/09/1978
  • Country United States
  • SHOWS 10
  • MOVIES 33

Frank Ferguson

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Frank S. Ferguson (born December 25, 1899, Ferndale, California – died September 12, 1978, Los Angeles) was an American character actor with hundreds of appearances in both film and television.

Ferguson's best known role was as the Swedish ranch handyman, Gus Broeberg, on the CBS television series, My Friend Flicka, based on a novel of the same name. He appeared with Gene Evans, Johnny Washbrook and Anita Louise. At this time, Ferguson also portrayed the Calverton veterinarian in the first several seasons of CBS's Lassie.

He made his film debut in 1939 in Gambling on the High Seas (released in 1940), and appeared in nearly 200 feature films and hundreds of TV episodes subsequently.

Film appearances include: McDougal's House of Horrors (1948), Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair 1952. Television series appearances include The Pride of the Family, The Andy Griffith Show, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Peyton Place and Perry Mason.

Ferguson died in Los Angeles of cancer on September 12, 1978.

Frank Ferguson

Shows (10)

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Krueger
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Prof. Laiken / Sheriff Barnes / Sheriff Orville Ramsey / Walter Coffee
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Enoch
Bonanza
Bonanza
Abner
Wanted: Dead or Alive
Wanted: Dead or Alive
Amos Wilson
The Virginian
The Virginian
Tom Dunston
Land of the Giants
Land of the Giants
Goalby
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Garner
Four Star Playhouse
Four Star Playhouse
Ed / Mr. Fielding
General Electric Theater
General Electric Theater
Lt. King / Mack Duncan

Movies (33)

Johnny Guitar
Johnny Guitar
Marshal Williams
Man of the West
Man of the West
Crosscut Marshal (uncredited)
Bend of the River
Bend of the River
Tom Grundy
Pocketful of Miracles
Pocketful of Miracles
Newspaper Editor
Follow Me Quietly
Follow Me Quietly
J.C. McGill
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Newspaper Editor
The Great Sioux Massacre
The Great Sioux Massacre
General Alfred Howe Terry
Caught
Caught
Dr. Hoffman
The Hunted
The Hunted
Paul Harrison
This Gun for Hire
This Gun for Hire
Albert Baker
Trouble Along the Way
Trouble Along the Way
Mike Edwards
The Barkleys of Broadway
The Barkleys of Broadway
Mr. Perkins (uncredited)
Million Dollar Mermaid
Million Dollar Mermaid
Prosecutor
Shockproof
Shockproof
Logan (Uncredited)
The Blue Gardenia
The Blue Gardenia
Drunk Reporter (uncredited)
The Light in the Forest
The Light in the Forest
Harry Butler
House of Wax
House of Wax
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
Rancho Notorious
Rancho Notorious
Preacher
At Gunpoint
At Gunpoint
Marshal George Henderson
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
Mr. McDougal
Andy Hardy Comes Home
Andy Hardy Comes Home
Mayor Benson
The Violent Men
The Violent Men
Mahoney (uncredited)
Under Mexicali Stars
Under Mexicali Stars
Counterfeitor Goldie
Room for One More
Room for One More
Steve (uncredited)
Santa Fe
Santa Fe
Marshal Bat Masterson
Wicked Woman
Wicked Woman
Bill Porter (lawyer)
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Dr. Morton
Elopement
Elopement
Pinkie's Father (uncredited)
Moonfleet
Moonfleet
Coachman
Drum Beat
Drum Beat
Mr. Dyar
On Dangerous Ground
On Dangerous Ground
Willows
Warpath
Warpath
Marshal