Frank McGrath

Frank McGrath

  • Born on
    • February 2nd, 1903
  • Died on
    • May 13th, 1967
Benjamin Franklin McGrath was an American television and film actor and stunt performer who played the comical, optimistic cook with the white beard, Charlie B. Wooster, on the western series Wagon Train for five seasons on NBC and then three seasons on ABC. McGrath appeared in all 272 episodes in the eight seasons of the series, which had ended its run only two years before his death. McGrath's Wooster character hence provided the meals and companionship for both fictional trail masters, Ward Bond as Seth Adams and John McIntire as Christopher "Chris" Hale.

Starring Frank McGrath on Plex


Acting (16 Credits)

1968The Shakiest Gun in the West as Mr. Remington
1967The Reluctant Astronaut as Plank
1967The Last Challenge as Ballard Weeks
1967The War Wagon as Bartender
1957Wagon Train as Charlie Wooster
1957Hell Bound as Detective (uncredited)
1953Ride, Vaquero! as Pete
1953Hondo as Lowes Partner
1950Broken Arrow as Barfly
1950The Flame and the Arrow as Guard (uncredited)
1949She Wore a Yellow Ribbon as Bugler / Indian (uncredited)
1948Fort Apache as Cpl. Derice (uncredited)
1945They Were Expendable
1942The Ox-Bow Incident as Posse Member (uncredited)
1942The Black Swan
1941Western Union as Posse Rider

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