Frank Sutton (1923-1974) USA WW II. Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor. Is said to have earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Best remembered for his role as Marine Gunnery Sgt. & Drill Instructor Vince Carter in the TV series “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. Ironically, Sutton tried to join the Marine Corps but couldn’t pass the physical, though he later earned a Black Belt in judo.

Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor.Honors: Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

1965 TV Guide(HARRY  HICKOX/FRANK SUTTON/JANINE  GRAY/HULLABALOO/LADA  EDMUND JR

1965 TV Guide(HARRY HICKOX/FRANK SUTTON/JANINE GRAY/HULLABALOO/LADA EDMUND JR

1965 TV Guide(HARRY HICKOX/FRANK SUTTON/JANINE GRAY/HULLABALOO/LADA EDMUND JR

Nov-1968 L. A.  Times TV Week Magazine(JACK BENNY/JOYCE VAN PATTEN/FRANK SUTTON

Nov-1968 L. A. Times TV Week Magazine(JACK BENNY/JOYCE VAN PATTEN/FRANK SUTTON

Nov-1968 L. A. Times TV Week Magazine(JACK BENNY/JOYCE VAN PATTEN/FRANK SUTTON

JIM NABORS/FRANK SUTTON/GOMER PYLE - USMC/ 7X9 ORIGINAL PHOTO CC25267 9-187

Jim nabors/frank sutton/gomer pyle - usmc/ 7x9 original photo cc25267 9-187

Frank Sutton Signed B&W 8x10 Photo AUTO Autograph GOMER PYLE JSA COA

Frank Sutton Signed B&W 8x10 Photo AUTO Autograph GOMER PYLE JSA COA

1968 Press Photo Frank Sutton and Jim Nabors star in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

1968 Press Photo Frank Sutton and Jim Nabors star in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C

1968 Press Photo Frank Sutton and Jim Nabors star in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

Frank Spencer Sutton - an American actor best remembered for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter on the CBS television series Gomer Pyle. He died on  June 28, 1974 of a heart attack at the age of 50

The Kate Upton GQ Magazine GIF Collection

Frank Spencer Sutton - an American actor best remembered for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Vince Carter on the CBS television series Gomer Pyle. He died on June 1974 of a heart attack at the age of

FRANK SUTTON CARRIES DRY CLEANING GOMER PYLE USMC ORIGINAL 1967 CBS TV PHOTO

Frank sutton carries dry cleaning gomer pyle usmc original 1967 cbs tv photo

Frank Sutton’s statue is a memory maker

Frank Sutton’s statue is a memory maker

While serving in the U.S. Army in World War II, he distinguished himself by taking part in 14 assault landings, including Leyte, Luzon, Bata...

While serving in the U. Army in World War II, he distinguished himself by taking part in 14 assault landings, including Leyte, Luzon, Bata.

"Gomer Pyle USMC" (1964-9) - Jim Nabors and Frank Sutton starred. Funny TV show.

"Gomer Pyle USMC" - Jim Nabors and Frank Sutton starred. Funny TV show. I loved it when the sargeant always said, I can't hear you!

Grandpa Frank Sutton

Barney Barnwell, caught here in a moonshiner pose, founded the Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival

gomer pyle | Gomer Pyle USMC - Frank Sutton & Jim Nabors - Sitcoms Online Photo ...

gomer pyle | Gomer Pyle USMC - Frank Sutton & Jim Nabors - Sitcoms Online Photo ...

Actor Sgt Frank Sutton US Army (Served 1943-1946) Short Bio: Best remembered as "Sgt Carter" on TV's "Gomer Pyle" Sutton was assigned to a Joint Assault Signal Company, composed of Army and Navy men. Within.18 months he took part in 14 landings in the Pacific, including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan and Corregidor. When the war ended, he was sent to join the occupation forces in Korea, where he wrote, directed and produced ''The Military Government Hour,'' a radio propaganda program.

Actor Frank Sutton truly served in the US Army from Thank you for your service!

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (First Episode) Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Andy Griffith

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (First Episode) Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Andy Griffith

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