Frank Jarvis

Last updated 09 January 2020

Frank Jarvis (1941-2010)
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Frank Jarvis

Born: Tuesday 13th May 1941
Died: Wednesday 15th September 2010 (age: 69)


Frank Jarvis was a British character actor.

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 films 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), 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).