From movie posters to photos of stars, The Capital City Museum has a collection of movie memorabilia reflecting Frankfort’s connections to the Silver Screen.
Actor Ken Curtis during the 1977 filming of Black Beauty in and around Frankfort.
The Great Race starred Tony Curtiss and was filmed near Frankfort. Many local residents were hired as extras.
Johnny Depp spent part of his childhood in Frankfort.
Actor Johnny Depp heads the list as the most famous person ever to have lived in Frankfort. Depp was born in Owensboro, KY but spent time between the ages of 3 and 10 living in Frankfort where his mother was a waitress at the Holiday Inn.
Raymond Anthony Glenn was known as Bob Custer in his days as a western movie actor in the silent films of the 20’s and 30’s.