Frank Nelson was a popular actor in old time radio and the early days of television. He appeared regularly on "The Jack Benny Program" over a span of 38 years, magically appearing as any clerk or floorwalker Mr. Benny encountered. He's also recognizable for his work on "I Love Lucy", where he played several characters, as well as appearances on "Sanford and Son". He was instrumental in forming and guiding AFTRA, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Along with links to some of his performances, this site provides an archive of memorabilia collected by Frank Nelson.
Jack Benny radio show – October 15, 1944 – From Gardner Field, Taft, California
Mary suggests that Jack hire John Charles Thomas as Dennis’ replacement. Frank Nelson plays Thomas’ butler.