Frankie Darro

Created by and made for the connoisseurs of his life's work.


Who is Frankie Darro?

Frankie Darro was born into a showbiz background and was in his first movie at six years old. He portrayed teens well into his 20s because of his diminutive stature and young look. Darro, who was always a physical performer, did a lot of his own stunts, which he performed out of need because stuntmen of his stature were hard to come by.

He is most known for his role as the robot's voice in the television series "Millionaire" due to his distinct, husky voice.

Want to Learn More?

There is a book titled "Tough Kid-The Life and Films of Frankie Darro" where you can discover the intricacies of Frankie Darro's life from stardom to skid row. Darro was one of the rare kid performers who made the switch to young adult roles effectively.

Most Known Movies of Darro

Pinocchio (1940)

This is a cult classic movie about a living puppet namec Pinocchio. With the assistance of a cricket, Pinocchio must show the world that he is a real boy. Darro played the voice of Lampwick within this movie.

The Ten Commandments (1956)

Moses, who was educated as an Egyptian noble in the Pharaoh's palace, discovers his actual Hebrew background and heavenly purpose as the bearer of his people from servitude.

Forbidden Planet (1956)

A 23rd-century spaceship party investigates the colony's stillness on a remote planet, only then to discover two individuals, a strong automaton, and the terrifying mystery of a forgotten society.

The Circus Kid (1928)

Frankie Darro plays a little orphan boy who escapes from a cruel orphanage to join the circus. With other great actors such as Poodles Hanneford, this movie is filled with excitement.

Movie Reviews Featuring Frankie Darro

“There was no real doubt that 'The Public Enemy' would be great. There were many great gangster films at the time that far from played it safe and were actually remarkably bold. William A Wellman was always great at taking difficult and quite heavy stories and giving them a sensitive yet packing a big punch while not pulling back in any way.”


“'Wild Boys of the Road' is another good demonstration of the sparse narrative that was popular in the 1930s. Wellman weaves a beautiful narrative in pure Warner Bros manner.”

Sterling Lawyers

“I saw these chapter play episodes a a kid at a local YMCA during lunch breaks, and they were so engaging, they still remain with me. Don't worry about the B&W age.”