Frankie Michaels

Frankie Michaels


Frankie Michaels, who became the youngest actor to ever win a Tony Award when he took home the prize for playing Patrick Dennis in the 1966 original production of Mame, died March 30 at his home in Chittenango, New York. He was 60.

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  • Also known as: Francis Michael Chernesky
  • Born: May 5, 1955 in Bridgeport, CT
  • Death: Mar 30, 2016 in Chittenango, NY

Roles (1)

Mame Playbill - October 1966 Mame (1966)
Opened May 24, 1966
  • as Patrick Dennis, age 10 (Original)


Tony Award
1966 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Mame Winner