Frank Collison

Frank Collison

  • Born on
    • February 14th, 1950
Frank trained at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, earned his BA in theatre at San Francisco State University, helped establish a summer theatre company in the Sierra Nevadas then went on to earn an MFA in acting at UC San Diego. Before Frank began his professional career in acting, he worked as a forest fire fighter, diaper service dispatcher and substitute teacher. Appearing in over 150 productions, Frank has worked off Broadway and in regional theaters in Boston, Denver and California. His theatrical roles have ranged from "Puck" in Midsummer's Nights Dream to "Miss Havisham" in Great Expectations to "Jacob Marley" in Christmas Carol. Frank is a founding member of Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, California, which has won over 25 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards. Frank began his film and television career when he moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He is perhaps best known as "Horace Bing," the hapless telegraph operator on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) and "Wash Hogwallop" in "O Brother Where Art Thou?

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Acting (30 Credits)

2017The Hero as Man in Dream
2016Pee-wee's Big Holiday as Clay
2015Grandma as Mike
2015L.A. Slasher as Killers Anonymous Leader
2013Mr. Pickles as Grandpa (voice)
2012Hitchcock as Henry Gein
2010Hesher as Funeral Director
2008The Happening as Nursery Owner
2006Voodoo Moon as Mac
2004The Whole Ten Yards as Strabo
2004Hidalgo as Texas Jack
2004The Village as Victor
2004Suspect Zero as Piper
2003Hope Springs as Mr. Fisher
2001Camouflage as Skinny Cop - Tommy
2001A Crack in the Floor as Turner
2001K-PAX as Screaming Man (uncredited)
2000O Brother, Where Art Thou? as Washington B. 'Wash' Hogwallop
1999Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie as Horace Bing
1997Buddy as Zoo Keeper
1994S.F.W. as Distressed Witness
1994My Summer Story as Floyd Bumpus
1993Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as Horace Bing
1992Diggstown as Prison Guard
1991Dollman as Sprug
1991The Last Boy Scout as Pablo
1990Wild at Heart as Timmy Thompson
1988Elvira: Mistress of the Dark as Billy
1988The Blob as Hobbe
1987Amazon Women on the Moon as Grizzled Pirate

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