Frank Sutton was an American actor born on October 23, 1923, in Clarksville, Tennessee, US, and died on June 28, 1974, at 50.
Who is Frank Sutton?
Frank was always keen on becoming an actor; before he became an actor, he performed stage drama in his high school. After that, once he finished school, he wanted to be a radio announcer and later applied for the Marine Corps but was rejected as he suffered from color blindness. He completed his high school at East Nashville High School and graduated from Columbia University’s General Studies.
|Birth Name||Frank Spencer Sutton|
|Birth Date||October 23, 1923|
|Birth Place||Clarksville, Tennessee, United States|
|Death Date||June 28, 1974 (Age 50)|
|Cause of Death||Heart attack|
|High School||East Nashville High School|
|College||Columbia University School of General Studies|
|Active Years||1943 – 1946 (Military career), 1950 – 1974|
|Country||United States of America|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Joe Sutton and Amanda|
|Social Media Handles||NA|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
What are the career highlights of Frank Sutton?
- Frank Sutton was an actor and a sergeant in the US Military force; he served during the World War from 1943-1946. Between the 1950-the 1960s, he worked in television and movies as well. Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, Sutton played small roles in television shows such as Decoy, Route 66, Naked City, The Greatest Show on Earth, The Fugitive, The Goldbergs, 87th Precinct, Gunsmoke, Target: The Corruptors, Empire, The Twilight Zone, and The Untouchables.
- He had a continuing role as Cadet Eric Mattison, the great rival of the Polaris Unit staffed by the series’ heroes, in Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, from 1950 to 1955. In 1955, he received his big break in the Academy Award-winning movie Marty, in which he played the title character’s friend, Ralph. He also had a role in The Satan Bug, a 1965 spy thriller. He returned to the stage in The Andersonville Trial in the early 1960s.
- Sutton’s breakthrough role was on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., a 1964 episode of The Andy Griffith Show. He played the cynical and easily exasperated Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter opposite Jim Nabors’ character Gomer Pyle. He also appeared in public service announcements in the role of Gunnery Sergeant Carter. After Gomer Pyle ceased production, Sutton appeared regularly on Nabors’ variety show The Jim Nabors Hour with Gomer Pyle co-star Ronnie Schell. Sutton played the brother-in-law of Nabors’ character in comedy sketches.
How does Frank Sutton look?
Frank Sutton was an American and 5.8 feet tall with average body weight. The actor had dark brown eyes and brown hair.
What is the relationship status of Frank?
Frank was married to soap-opera writer Toby M. Igler had two children, Joe Sutton and Amanda. There is no information available regarding his family and friends.
What is the net worth of Sutton?
Frank Sutton had a net worth of $1.5 Million, and he gained immense success as an actor apart from his job as a Sergeant.
- Frank Sutton was a television and film actor.
- He was keen on acting since he performed on stage in high school.
- He was a sergeant in the U.S. Military force from 1943-1946.
- He was married to Toby M. Igler, with whom he had two children.
- Sutton’s breakthrough role was on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., a 1964 episode of The Andy Griffith Show. He played the cynical and easily exasperated Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter opposite Jim Nabors’ character Gomer Pyle.
- Frank Sutton had a net worth of $1.5 Million, and he gained immense success as an actor apart from his job as a Sergeant.