Frank Carson (I) (1926–2012)

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Frank Carson was born on June 11, 1926 in Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland as Hugh Francis Carson. He was an actor, known for The Melting Pot (1975), Wild About Harry (2000) and Dick Dickman P.I. (2008). He was married to Ruth Carson. He died on February 22, 2012 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Melting Pot Paddy O'Brien
Wild About Harry Tommy Trainor
Testimony Carnival Fat Man


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 2000 Wild About Harry
Tommy Trainor
 1999 Belfry Witches (TV Series)
Jimmy Bloater
 1999 The Big Stage (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1999)
 1990 Motormouth (TV Series)
- Episode #3.17 (1990)
 1985-1989 The Little and Large Show (TV Series)
- Episode #9.1 (1989)
- Episode #7.5 (1987)
- Episode #5.1 (1985)
 1987 Testimony
Carnival Fat Man
 1986 Roland Rat: The Series (TV Series)
Hans Q. Krakenspiner
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... Hans Q. Krakenspiner
 1985 The Comedians (TV Series)
- Episode #10.4 (1985)
 1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Various
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Various
 1981 The Ballyskillen Opera House (TV Series)
Frank O'Grady
 1980 Here Comes Channel 8 (TV Movie)
 1975-1976 The Melting Pot (TV Series)
Paddy O'Brien
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
- Comedy Playhouse (1975) ... Paddy O'Brien
 1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Irish Landlord
- The Melting Pot (1975) ... Irish Landlord
 1974 The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club (TV Series)
- New Years Eve (1974) ... Chicken (uncredited)
 1972 These Two Fellas (TV Movie)
 1971 Under and Over (TV Series)
- The Sunday Colour Supplement (1971) ... Quinn
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