Up 184,883 this week

Joe Frisco (1889–1958)

Frisco made his name on stage as a dancer. Performing dance on the stage, he soon added his stuttering voice to the act and became a popular comedian. Later in his career, he became less of a dancer and more of a storyteller. At one time during his acting career he was earning upwards of $50,000 per year. When he died of cancer, he was virtually ... See full bio »

Linda Hamilton Reveals Her Most Reckless Act on a Film

Linda Hamilton pulls back the curtain on her career in a round of "Fill in the Blank."

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 197 people
created 07 May 2016
a list of 130 people
created 30 Nov 2014
a list of 519 people
created 09 Aug 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joe Frisco's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Sweet Smell of Success Herbie Temple
The Happy Hottentots Joe / Reese Brother
The Gorilla Garrity
Atlantic City Joe Frisco


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (13 credits)
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Herbie Temple
 1950 Riding High
Joe Frisco
 1947 That's My Man
Willie Wagonstatter
 1945 Shady Lady
 1944 Atlantic City
Joe Frisco
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride
Stuttering Haberdasher
 1938 Western Jamboree
Joe Frisco
 1933 Mr. Broadway
Joe Frisco
 1930 The Border Patrol (Short)
Joe Frisco
 1930 The Gorilla
 1930 The Happy Hottentots (Short)
Joe / Reese Brother
 1930 The Song Plugger (Short)
Joe Frisco
 1930 The Benefit (Short)
Joe Frisco
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Earl Carroll's Vanities (1928). Musical revue. Lyrics by Grace Henry. Music by Morris Hamilton. Based on material by W.C. Fields, Paul Gerard Smith, Joe Frisco, Robert T. Tarrant and Herman Meyer. Additional music by George Bagby, G. Romilli, Michael H. Cleary, George Whiting, Louis Alter, Mario Savino, Jesse Greer, Ernie ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Hollywood is the only place where you can wake up in the morning and hear the birds coughing in the trees.


Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 171. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed