John Francis Train
13 May 1941
|Died||15 September 2010 (aged 69)|
|Spouse(s)||Christine Murphy (divorced)|
Frank Jarvis (13 May 1941 – 15 September 2010) was a British character actor.
He was educated at Orange Hill County Grammar School for Boys, Edgware, where he played Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream and the title role in Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan. He trained at RADA and made his film debut in Mix Me a Person (1962).
One of Jarvis' best known cinema roles was his portrayal of Roger in the 1969 British crime caper film, The Italian Job. In one of the film's iconic scenes, Jarvis' character is stranded in a bus hanging off a cliff. He also appeared in films such as That Kind of Girl (1963), Rotten to the Core (1965), Nobody Ordered Love (1972), Out of Season (1975) and A Bridge Too Far (1977).
His television appearances include the Doctor Who serials The War Machines (1966), Underworld (1978) and The Power of Kroll (1978).
With Wendy Mcphee he toured Europe with the Shakespeare company Theatre Set-Up on many summer seasons, travelling throughout England and the Isle of Man as well as Belgium and Denmark.
Jarvis died on 15 September 2010, at the age of 69. He was a resident of Merry Hill Road in Bushey, Hertfordshire.
|1962||Mix Me a Person||Nobby|
|1963||That Kind of Girl||Max|
|1965||Rotten to the Core||Moby|
|1968||Star!||First Soldier at St. James Palace||Uncredited|
|1969||Mosquito Squadron||RAF Corporal Escorting Beth|
|The Italian Job||Roger|
|1972||Nobody Ordered Love||Corporal|
|1975||Out of Season||Postman|
|1977||A Bridge Too Far||Colonel Frost's Aide|
|1979||A Horse Called Jester||Carne|
|1981||Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective||Farm Heavy|
|1987||The Second Victory||Duty sergeant|
|1990||The Krays||Drill Sergeant||Uncredited|
|2006||The Penalty King||Mr. McClintock|