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Frank Wilcox
Frank Wilcox
Role William J. Sommers
Biographical Information
Full Name Frank Reppy Wilcox
Birthdate March 13, 1907
Birthplace DeSoto, Missouri, United States
Death Date March 3, 1974 (age 66)
Death Place Granada Hills, California, United States[1]

Frank Wilcox played Sheila Sommers' father, William J. Sommers, in two season four episodes (1968).


Frank Reppy Wilcox was an American character actor who made appearances in more than one-hundred-fifty films and nearly two-hundred episodes of television programs.

Wilcox’s best known television role was that of the oil executive John Brewster in the first season of the CBS sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies. He also played many other memorable characters in Leave It to Beaver, The Donna Reed Show, The Real McCoys, I Love Lucy, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Perry Mason, The Untouchables, The Munsters, and The Lone Ranger.

Some of Wilcox's most famous film roles include They Died with Their Boots On, Santa Fe Trail, and The Greatest Show on Earth starring Charlton Heston.[2]

Wilcox served in the United States Navy in World War II. He also served on the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors and during the 1960s he was the honorary mayor of Granada Hills, California. He was married to Vivien Vickery Wilcox.

Frank Wilcox died on March 3, 1974. He was 66.[3][4]

Bewitched Credits[]


  1. Frank Wilcox on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on February 4, 2020.
  2. Frank Wilcox Archives, The Official Jerry Mathers Website, February 5, 2014. Retrieved on March 30, 2020, edited.
  3. Frank Wilcox memorial on, April 28, 1999. Retrieved on March 30, 2020.
  4. Frank Wilcox on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on March 30, 2020.