Don Francks Biography (1932-)

Born February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; children: Cree, Rainbow.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
February 28, 1932
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Andy, Ivy League Killers (also known as The Fast Ones), Astral, 1959
  • Narrator, The Price of Fire (also known as La rancon du feu), National Film Board of Canada, 1961
  • Russel, Drylanders (also known as Un autre pays), Columbia,1963
  • Alexander MacKenzie, Alexander Mackenzie: The Lord of the North, National Film Board of Canada, 1964
  • Narrator, High Steel (also known as Charpentier du ciel), National Film Board of Canada, 1965
  • The Circle, National Film Board of Canada, 1967
  • Woody Mahoney, Finigan's Rainbow, Pioneer, 1968
  • Buffalo, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Warner Bros., 1971
  • Drylanders Episode 1, National Film Board of Canada, 1977
  • Flashpoint, National Film Board of Canada, 1977
  • Peter Brennan, Drying Up the Streets, Vestron Video, 1978
  • Elder, Fast Company, Danton, 1979
  • Deut Boggs, Fish Hawk, AVCO Embassy, 1979
  • Albert, Summer's Children, 1979
  • Chief Jake Newby, My Bloody Valentine, Paramount, 1981
  • Voice of Grimaldi, Heavy Metal, Columbia, 1981
  • Voice of Mok, Rock & Rule (also known as Ring of Powerand Rock `n' Rule), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
  • Chauncy Rand, Terminal Choice (also known as Critical List,Death Bed, Death List and Trauma), Almi, 1985
  • Voice of Wolf Breath, Madballs: Escape from Orb!, Hi-Tops Video, 1986
  • Carl Hooker, The Big Town, Columbia, 1987
  • Voice of Len Roos, Those Roos Boys and Friends, 1987
  • George Taip, Oklahoma Smugglers, Sharp, 1988
  • Sol Chamberlain, Married to It, Orion, 1991
  • Maitland Burns, Paint Cans, National Film Board of Canada, 1994
  • Hooky, Johnny Mnemonic (also known as Johnny Mnemoniue), TriStar, 1995
  • Lou Matlin, First Degree (video), Norstar, 1996
  • Harrison Withers, Harriet the Spy, Paramount, 1996
  • Dr. Surprise, Bogus, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Michael Baer, The Minion (also known as Fallen Knight and Guerrier des tenebres), Buena Vista, 1998
  • Bayliss Hatcher, Summer of the Monkeys (also known as L' Ete des singes), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998
  • Gus, Dinner at Fred's, Imperial, 1999
  • King, Inspector Gadget: Gadget's Greatest Gadgets (video), Buena Vista, 1999
  • Chinawsky, My Name Is Tanino, Medusa, 2002
  • Lie with Me, Eurocine, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Burns Chuckwagon from the Stampede Corral, CBC, 1954
  • Riding High, 1955
  • Long Shot, CBC, 1959
  • Host, Other Voices, CBC, 1964
  • Franklin Sheppard, Jericho, CBS, 1966
  • Mr. Anybody, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS, 1968-70
  • Host, This Land, 1978-82
  • David Brook, The Phoenix Team, CBC, 1980
  • Inspector Gadget (animated; also known as Inspecteur Gadget), syndicated, 1983-84
  • Voice of Umwak, Dulok Shaman, Ewoks (also known as Ewoks &Droids Adventure Hour, Star Wars: Ewoks and The All New Ewoks), 1985-86
  • Alf, NBC, 1987-91
  • Announcer, Top Cops, CBS, 1990
  • Dr. Arcane, Swamp Thing, USA Network, 1991
  • Voice of Girth/Hobbs, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (animated), 1993
  • Movies
  • Ouellette, Riel, CBC, 1979
  • Warden, 984: Prisoner of the Future (also known as The TomorrowMan), 1982
  • Don Geller, Countdown to Looking Glass, 1984
  • Don Spatulo, Hot Paint, 1988
  • Social arranger, The Christmas Wife, 1988
  • Labor of Love, 1990
  • On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story, 1990
  • Singer, The Trial of Red Riding Hood, CBC, 1992
  • Dr. Martin, Quiet Killer (also known as Black Death and New York, alerte a la peste), CBS, 1992
  • Royland, The Diviners, 1993
  • Peter, Small Gifts, CBC, 1994
  • Jerome Kirkland, Madonna: Innocence Lost, 1994
  • Smithford, A Vow to Kill, 1995
  • Marcel, The Possession of Michael D. (also known as Legacy of Evil), 1995
  • Norman, The Conspiracy of Fear, 1996
  • Red, Heck's Way Home (also known as Un drole de cabot), 1996
  • Hector, The Deliverance of Elaine, 1996
  • Risser, Captive Heart: The James Mink Story, 1996
  • Marty, Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story, 1996
  • Ken, A Prayer in the Dark, 1997
  • Zal Adamchyk, Mr. Music, Showtime, 1998
  • Lou Massey, A Killing Spring (also known as Copie non conforme), 2002
  • Episodic
  • Constable Bill Mitchell, R.C.M.P. (also known as Royal CanadianMounted Police), CBC, 1959
  • Sanders, "The Game Reserve," The Forest Rangers (also known as Les Cadets de la foret), 1963
  • "You Wanna Know What Really Goes on in a Hospital?," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965
  • "Why Did the Day Go Backwards?," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965
  • T. Wigget Jones, "The Night of the Grand Emir," The Wild Wild West, CBS, 1966
  • Artie King, "The Round Table Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1966
  • The Merv Griffin Show, syndicated, 1968
  • Nicholas Groat, "A Game of Chess," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1968
  • Caleb and Jack Welles, "The Land Dreamer," The Virginian (also known as The Men from Shiloh), NBC, 1969
  • Major Alex Denesch, "The Numbers Game," Mission: Impossible, CBS,1969
  • "Memory: Zero," Mannix, CBS, 1969
  • Noah Fletcher, "Little Darling of the Sierras," Lancer, CBS, 1969
  • Reverend Dobson, "The Good Shepherd," The Littlest Hobo, CTV/syndicated, 1984
  • Sunshine, "I'm Looking Through You," Seeing Things, CBC, 1984
  • Droids (animated; also known as Droids: The Adventures of R2D2and C3PO and Star Wars: Droids), ABC, 1985
  • Gary, "Blind Alley," Seeing Things, CBC, 1985
  • The Care Bears Family (animated), ABC, 1986
  • Voice of Admiral Franklin Brinkley, Starcom: The U.S. Space Force,1987
  • Voice of Lacchi, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future, syndicated, 1987
  • Mel, "I'll Be Home for Christmas," Street Legal, CBC, 1987
  • AlfTales (also known as Alf), NBC, 1988
  • "Spirit Cabinet," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991
  • Gun shop owner, Secret Service, NBC, 1992
  • Narrator, Hollywood Babylon, syndicated, 1992
  • Dick, "Transfigured Night," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1993
  • Stranger, "Enter the Tiger," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1994
  • "The Great Chendini," Side Effects, CBC, 1994
  • Abe Pike, "The Return of Gus Pike," Road to Avonlea (also known asAvonlea and Tales from Avonlea), Disney and CBC, 1995
  • Dr. Simon Gorfleisch, The Great Defender, Fox, 1995
  • Levi Cole, "Thanksgiving," Little Men, PAX, 1998
  • Voice of Kalok, The Silver Surfer (animated), Fox, 1998
  • Sandman, "Nightmare on Eerie Street," Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension, NBC, 1998
  • Bad Dog, Fox, 1998
  • Walter, "Double Date," La Femme Nikita, 1998
  • Second sailor, "Jason and the Argonauts," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, 1998
  • Blue-eyed wolf, "Ulysses and Circe," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of theLegend, 1998
  • Jake Whitney, "Flag Day," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic Hunter--Die schatzjagerin and Sydney Fox l'aventuriere), 1999
  • Samuel Thompson, "Wendigo," PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 2000
  • Phil Phelps, "Backstage Pass," The Famous Jett Jackson, The DisneyChannel, 2000
  • Kyle Madrid, "Trapped by Time," Earth: Final Conflict (also knownas EFC, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, Invastionplanete terre and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), 2001
  • Mr. Goldstein, "Reversal of Fortune," Street Time, Showtime, 2002
  • Voice of skunk, My Dad the Rock Star (animated; also known as Moi Willy, fils de rockstar), Teletoon, 2003
  • Stan Puck, This Is Wonderland, CBC, 2004
  • The evil head, "The Twilight Place," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Voice of Maximus Sr., Atomic Betty (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004-2005
  • Also appeared in many episodes of X-Men, Fox.
  • Miniseries
  • Captain Savard, Blauvogel (also known as Bluehawk), 1994
  • Johnny Moore, Degree of Guilt, 1995
  • Reverend Doctor Garshwin, Seasons of Love, CBS, 1999
  • President Stanz, The Last Chapter II: The War Continues (also known as Le Dernier chapitre: La vengeance), CBC, 2003
  • Specials
  • Jimmy Rae, Moment of Truth, CBS, 1992
  • Swamp hermit, The Werewolf of Fever Swamp, Fox, 1996
  • Voice of Boss Mouse, The True Meaning of Crumbfest (animated), PAX, 1998
  • Voice of Maximus Sr., Atomic Betty: The No-L Nine (animated), Cartoon Network, 2005
  • Stage Appearances
  • Don Francks, Leonard Bernstein's Theatre Songs, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Hop Kelly, Kelly, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Theo, The Flip Side, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Also appeared in On a Clear Day; Man Inc., St. Lawrence Centre, Toronto, Canada; Spring Thaw and The Connection.
  • Stage Work
  • Directed and produced The Connection.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Sabretooth, Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes, Capcom, 2000
  • Voice of Sabretooth/Victor Creed, X-Men: Mutant Academy, Activision, 2000
  • X-Men: Mutant Academy 2, Activision, 2001
  • WRITINGS
  • Stageplays
  • Wrote Spring Thaw and The Connection.

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