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Background information
Feature films The Rescuers Down Under
Fantasia 2000 (cameo)
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators Kathy Zielinski
Voice Wayne Robson (English)
Santiago Ziesmer (German)
Performance model
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality Cowardly, whiny, funny, happy, insane, extremely erratic
Appearance Slender frill-necked lizard, green leather skin, green eyes, long tail
Occupation One of McLeach's prisoners
Affiliations Good
Goal To become free and go home
Home Australia
Allies Cody, Krebbs, Red, Marahute, Polly the Platypus, Joanna the Goanna
Enemies Percival C. McLeach, Joanna the Goanna (formerly)
Likes Being free, the song "Waltzing Matilda"
Dislikes Heavy keys, being held hostage, Krebbs' sarcastic comments, the thought of being a bag
Powers and abilities His speed
Weapons McLeach's rifle (if accident)
Fate Gets Rescued by Alvaro and Returns home to the rainforest.
Quote "All we gotta do is get the keys!"

Frank is a character from Disney's 1990 film The Rescuers Down Under. sequel to the 1977 film. He is a frill-necked lizard was captured by Percival C. McLeach. He is voiced by the late Wayne Robson.


Frank is first seen after Cody is thrown into a cage with him by McLeach-one of the many animals that McLeach has poached for various ways of making money. He quickly joins in Cody's yelled defiances of McLeach, though he becomes frightened when approached by the boy.


Frank is terrified of being killed and turned into a purse. He is extremely hyperactive.


He is a small green frilled lizard, who frequently gets his frill stuck in things. He is very fast, hyperactive, a bit of a motor-mouth and a coward, though he does try to help and shows some guts when he ends up on Joanna's back and pulls a cowboy act with her.

Role in the film

Frank appeared when Mcleach threw Cody into the cage. Cody told McLeach he'll never tell him where Marahute is. Frank popped out of the hay and told Mcleach too. Cody asked him where he came from and he said he was from the desert. Frank covers his ears when Krebbs told him he is going to be a purse. Frank doesn't want to be a purse, Cody told Frank they're going out of here in the cage. Frank hatched the plan to get the key.


The Disney Wiki and Disney Fan Fiction Wiki has a collection of images and media related to Frank (The Rescuers Down Under).


  • In one episode of Aladdin, Iago was turned into a frill-necked lizard and bared a similar resemblance to Frank.
  • During the Pomp and Circumstance suite of Fantasia 2000, not only does Frank make a cameo, but he appears to have a wife as well.