Frank Edmund George Pettingell was an English actor. Pettingell was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, and educated at Manchester University. During the First World War he served with the King's Liverpool Regiment. He appeared in such films as the original 1940 Gaslight, Kipps, and Becket. His collection of printed and manuscript playscripts - mostly acquired from the son of the comedian Arthur Williams - is held at the Templeman Library, University of Kent.