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.
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