Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Franklin Cover Biography (1928-)
Full name, Franklin Edward Cover; born November 20, 1928, in Cleveland, OH; son of Franklin Held and Britta (Schreck) Cover; married Mary Bradford Stone (a dance company director), January 30, 1965; children: Bradford Franklin, Susan Henderson. Addresses: AGENT--Writers and Artists Agency, 70 W. 36thStreet, New York, NY 10018.
- Birth Details
- November 20, 1928
- Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- STAGE DEBUT--With the Cain Park Theatre, Cleveland, OH, 1945.
- Flavius and Publius, Julius Caesar, Belvedere Lake Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Sir Walter Blunt and Sheriff, Henry IV, Part One, Travers and Silence, Henry IV, Part Two, Dick Muggins and Jeremy, She Stoops to Conquer, and CaptainBrennan, The Plough and the Stars, all Phoenix Repertory Company, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- Salem Scudder, The Octoroon and Marcellus and First Player, Hamlet, bothPhoenix Repertory Company, Phoenix Theatre, 1961.
- Logan Harvey, Giants, Sons of Giants, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- Roger Parkhurst, Calculated Risk, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- Brock Holliday, Abraham Cochrane, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- John Cleves (understudy), Any Wednesday, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1964-66, then George Abbott Theatre, New York City, 1966.
- prosecuting attorney, The Investigation, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1966.
- Charles, A Warm Body, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- Hamilton Reed, The Freaking Out of Stephanie Blake, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- Eddy Edwards, Forty Carats, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1968-70.
- Howard Benedict, Applause, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1972.
- Marty, The Killdeer, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1974.
- Colonel Triletzky, Wild Honey, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1986.
- Ed Devery, Born Yesterday, Morris Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore, MD, 1988,then 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1989.
- Also appeared with the Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH, 1954-58; and in title role, Macbeth, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Group leader, Mirage, Universal, 1965.
- Ed Wimpiris, The Stepford Wives, Columbia, 1975.
- Dan, Wall Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987.
- Also appeared in What's So Bad About Feeling Good?, Universal, 1968; SuchGood Friends, Paramount, 1971; The Great Gatsby, Paramount, 1974.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Tom Willis, The Jeffersons, CBS, 1975-85.
- Mr. Murray, Change at 125th Street, CBS, 1974.
- Tom Willis, All in the Family, CBS, 1975.
- Sheriff Joe Gates, Hothouse, CBS, 1988.
- Albert Blotchbinder, 227, NBC, 1988.
- Also Naked City, ABC, 1959; The Defenders, CBS, 1960; Armstrong Circle Theatre, CBS, 1960; Play of the Week, WNTA, 1960; Love of Life, CBS, 1960; TheTrials of O'Brien, CBS, 1962; The Doctors, NBC, 1966; The Edge of Night, CBS,1967; The Secret Storm, CBS, 1969; All My Children, ABC, 1970; The Love Boat, ABC, 1975; The Jackie Gleason Show, CBS.
- Conductor, Short Walk to Daylight, ABC, 1972.
- Lee Harris, The Connection, ABC, 1973.
- Hubert Humphrey, A Woman Called Golda, syndicated, 1982.
- Herbert Hoover, The Day the Bubble Burst, NBC, 1982.
- Also appeared in What Makes Sammy Run?, 1959; The Investigation, 1967.
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