Legendary character actor, Frank Morgan, was born Francis Philip Wuppermann on Jun 1, 1890 in New York City, NY. Morgan died at the age of 59 on Sep 18, 1949 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, Kings County, NY.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Morgan was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1934||Best Actor||The Affairs of Cellini (1934)||Allesandro, Duke of Florence||Nominated|
|1942||Best Supporting Actor||Tortilla Flat (1942)||The Pirate||Nominated|
He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Radio.
By Michele on Feb 16, 2013 From Timeless Hollywood
To me was one of the most amazing character actors in Hollywood.? Before my passion for old classic films I just knew him for one movie, The Wizard of Oz (1939).? His career spanned 33 years from 1916 until his death in 1949.? He was also an Oscar Nominee for the film The Affairs of Cel... Read full article
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