Frank Yaconelli

Oct 2, 1898

Bio: Born in Italy, Frank Yaconelli emigrated to the U.S. after WWI, where he thrived in vaudeville as a monologist, dialectician, and comic musician. Yaconelli went to Hollywood in 1929, spending the next three decades playing innumerable character bits in such films as W.C. Fields' The Barber Shop (1933) and the Marx Brothers' A Night at the Opera (1935). In the early… More


Frank Yaconelli Videos

A Night At The Opera
1 minutes 3 seconds
A Place In The Sun
3 minutes 37 seconds
It Happened One Night
2 minutes 30 seconds
Hangman's Knot
2 minutes 18 seconds

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