Frank Shannon

Frank Shannon

  • Born on
    • July 27th, 1874
  • Died on
    • February 1st, 1959
Frank Shannon was an Irish-born stage and screen performer. He had his film debut in The Prisoner of Zenda (1913). He is most fondly remembered as the brilliant Dr. Zarkov in the three Flash Gordon serials.

Starring Frank Shannon on Plex


Acting (19 Credits)

1966Spaceship to the Unknown as Dr. Hans Zarkov (archive footage)
1949A Dangerous Profession
1946Crack-Up as Train Station Gateman (Uncredited)
1943Batman as Dr. Hayden
1940Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe as Dr. Zarkov
1940The Return of Frank James as Sheriff
1940Brigham Young as Second Man with California Gold News
1940A Dispatch from Reuters as Mr. O'Malley - Captain of the Nova Scotian (uncredited)
1939Union Pacific as Old Man (uncredited)
1938Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars as Dr. Zarkov
1938You Can't Take It with You as Mac (uncredited)
1937Mannequin as Police Sergeant at Jail (Uncredited)
1937Ever Since Eve as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
1936Flash Gordon as Dr. Hans Zarkov
1936Rocket Ship as Dr. Hans Zarkov
1936The Texas Rangers as Captain Stafford
1936The Prisoner of Shark Island as Mr. Holt
1935The Pace That Kills as Mr. Farley
1935'G' Men as Police Chief at Lodge (uncredited)

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