Frank Langford

Frank Langford

Real Name:
Frank Cyril Langford
Frank Cyril Langford was born Cyril J. Eidlestein in Stepney, London, on 2 June 1926. His mother's maiden name was Goldblatt. He married Hilda M. Langford in Hampstead, London, in 1953, and changed his name legally to Langford some time in the 1960s.

His earliest work in comics was in Roxy in the late 1950s. His highest-profile work in British comics was "The Angry Planet" (1963) in Boy's World, some pages of which are signed "Eidlestein", and the title strip in Lady Penelope (1966-69). From 1969 to 1973 he drew romance comics for DC in the US, in titles such as Secret Hearts, Young Love, Young Romance and Falling in Love. He also drew "Doctor Who" for Countdown (1971) TV Action (1973) and the Doctor Who Holiday Special (1973), "The Persuaders" (1973) for TV Action, and the daily strip Jack and Jill, written by Les Lilley, for the Herald and Sun (early '70s). He had a long-standing sideline in advertising strips, from ads for the W.R.A.C. in 1964 to Corgi Toys in 1979 to KP Outer Spacers in 1982.

He died in Enfield, Middlesex, in the first quarter of 1996.


Frank Langford Discography Tracks


PLAT 3902 Dr Hook* Dr Hook* - Love Songs - 16 Original Greats(LP, Comp) Prism Leisure PLAT 3902 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
BBCCD 855 BBC Radiophonic Workshop BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Essential Science Fiction Sound Effects Vol 2(CD) BBC BBCCD 855 UK 1991 Sell This Version
CDMFN 141 FM (6) FM (6) - Aphrodisiac(CD, Album) Music For Nations CDMFN 141 UK 1992 Sell This Version
0 777 7 89661 2 8 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys - Summer Dreams!(CD, Comp, Dig) EMI 0 777 7 89661 2 8 UK 1993 Sell This Version