Frank Currier

Active - 1914 - 1928  |   Born - Sep 4, 1857   |   Died - Apr 22, 1928   |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Western

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Once anointed "the dean of cinema actors" by Photoplay magazine, dignified, gray-haired Frank Currier is best remembered for playing Quintus Arrius, Ramon Novarro's adopted father in Ben-Hur (1925). A top character star for the pioneering Vitagraph company in the 1910s, Currier died from blood poisoning after having a finger smashed in a car door.

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