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Frankie Darro

American actor (1917–1976) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Frankie Darro (born Frank Johnson, Jr.; December 22, 1917 December 25, 1976) was an American actor and later in his career a stuntman. He began his career as a child actor in silent films, progressed to lead roles and co-starring roles in adventure, western, dramatic, and comedy films, and later became a character actor and voice-over artist. He is perhaps best known for his role as Lampwick, the unlucky boy who turns into a donkey in Walt Disney's second animated feature, Pinocchio (1940). In early credits, his last name was spelled Darrow.[1]

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Frankie Darro
Darro in Let's Go Collegiate (1941)
Frank Johnson, Jr.

(1917-12-22)December 22, 1917
DiedDecember 25, 1976(1976-12-25) (aged 59)
Other namesFrankie Darrow
  • Actor
  • stuntman
Years active19241976
Notable workVoice of Romeo "Lampwick" in Disney's Pinocchio (1940)
Eddie Smith in Wild Boys of the Road (1933)

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