Frank Lovejoy

Frank Lovejoy
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Frank Lovejoy
TV: North side of the 6300 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Actor | Radio Host
Born March 28, 1912 in Bronx, N.Y.
Died Oct. 2, 1962 of coronary thrombosis in New York, NY

Frank Lovejoy was an actor best known for his role in crime dramas such as the 1950s television series "Meet McGraw."

In addition to starring in plays and movies and on television, Lovejoy had great success in radio, first as an announcer and later as an actor in such classic serials as "Gangbusters," "This is Your FBI" and "Mr. District Attorney." His first major stage role on Broadway was in 1934 in Elmer Rice's "Judgment Day."

Lovejoy worked on Wall Street as a teenager, but the Great Depression cost him his job. He got into acting to make ends meet.

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