Wade, Frank

WADE, Frank, actor (b 1897, Liverpool, England; d 1982, Vancouver). After performing in vaudeville in the US and with a Chautauqua company on the prairies, he came to BC in 1926 and made a name for himself in "So This is Canada," a farce about OKANAGAN VALLEY fruit growing. During his long career as one of BC's few full-time professional actors, he took a whistle stop tour across the province, performing in every notable venue, including THEATRE UNDER THE STARS and the ORPHEUM THEATRE, and on...

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