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Frank DeKova

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Frank DeKova parlayed a sinister scowl, piercing eyes and an all-around menacing attitude into a long career of playing cold-blooded triggermen, rampaging Indian chiefs, brutal Mexican army officers and the like. So it would probably come as a shock to those who know his work to discover that, before he became an actor, he was--of all things--a schoolteacher.

Born in New York in 1910, DeKova gave up teaching for the stage, and played in many Shakespearean productions before getting work on Broadway. Read more...

Actor

Character: Moleface

The Big Sky 1952

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Character: Mindar

The Desert Song 1953

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Character: Akmed Salah - Nomad Guide

Valley of the Kings 1954

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Character: Modoc Jim

Drum Beat 1954

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Character: Anse Hatlo

Strange Lady in Town 1955

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Character: Prof. Claude Dillon

Shack Out on 101 1955

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Character: Syndicate Chairman

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 1960

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Character: The tormentor

The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965

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Character: Nigosh

Those Calloways 1965

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Character: Angelo "Angie" Corleone

Heavy Traffic 1973

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Character: Giunta

The Don Is Dead 1973

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Character: Sam Monte

The Incredible Hulk 1978

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Character: John Whistler

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Anthony 'Tough Tony' Lamberto

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Col. Guajardo

Viva Zapata! 1952

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Character: Delwin Slater

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Joe Taber

Peter Gunn 1958

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Character: Judge's Assistant

The Phil Silvers Show 1955

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Character: Vito Angelo

Police Woman 1974

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Character: Mr. Tecas

Stoney Burke 1962

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Character: Dino Malatesta

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Gavril's Father

Alcoa Premiere 1961

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Character: Alex Cordeen

Toma 1973

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Character: Lieutenant Vincoli

Thriller 1960

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Character: Gen. Tashkov

It Takes a Thief 1968

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Character: Davey Briggs

Route 66 1960

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Character: Capt. Vrublevski

The Brothers Karamazov 1958

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