Frank Converse Biography (1938-)

Full name, Frank Guthrie Converse; born May 22, 1938, in St. Louis, MO; married Carol Tawser (divorced); married second wife (marriage ended); married Maureen Anderman (an actress); children: (first marriage) two, (third marriage)two. Addresses: Agent: Artists Group, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite2490, Los Angeles, CA 90067; (voice work) Phil Sutfin, International CreativeManagement, 40 West 57th St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
May 22, 1938
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) David, First One Asleep, Whistle, Belasco Theatre, 1966
  • The Night of the Iguana, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1967
  • Billy Einhorn, The House of Blue Leaves, Truck and Warehouse Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1973
  • The Seagull, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1973
  • Afore Night Come, Long Wharf Theatre, 1975
  • "On the Inside," On the Outside, and On the Inside (double-bill), Long Wharf Theatre, 1976
  • Hobson's Choice, Long Wharf Theatre, 1977-1978
  • The Philadelphia Story, Long Wharf Theatre, 1977-1978
  • C. K. Dexter Haven, The Philadelphia Story, Lincoln Center TheatreCompany, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1980-1981
  • Harry, Brothers, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Otto, Design for Living, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1984-1985
  • Mr. Webb, Our Town, Long Wharf Theatre, 1987-1988
  • Harold Mitchell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Circle in the Square, 1988
  • General Crook, Crazy Horse and Three Stars, Long Wharf Theatre, 1992
  • A Cheever Evening, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Misalliance, Long Wharf Theatre, 1993
  • Kendall Nesbit, Lady in the Dark, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1994
  • Austin, Later Life, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1994
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Coconut Grove Playhouse, FL, 1997
  • Captain Brackett, South Pacific, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 2000
  • Thief River, off-Broadway production, 2001
  • A Doll's House, Connecticut production, 2001
  • Also performed in Ancestral Voices and Brothers, both Broadway productions; Arturo Ui, Death of a Salesman, A Man for All Seasons, and The Night of the Iguana, all American ShakespeareFestival, Stratford, CT; Camping with Henry and Tom, Children of the Sun, A Fair Country, Passion Play, and Skylight, all regional productions; The Crucible; and The Ride Down Mount Morgan; performed with the PAF Playhouse, Huntington Station, NY, 1972-73.
  • Film Appearances
  • Marshal Virgil Earp, Hour of the Gun, United Artists, 1967
  • Reverend Clem DeLavery, Hurry Sundown, Paramount, 1967
  • Andrew Scott, The Rowdyman, Crowley, 1972
  • Jim Cochran, The Pilot (also known as Danger in the Skies),Summit, 1979
  • Captain Hawk, The Bushido Blade (also known as The Bloody Bushido Blade), Trident, 1981
  • Louis Corman (some sources cite Lewis Berryman), Spring Fever (also known as Sneakers), Comworld, 1983
  • Greentree, Solarbabies (also known as Solar Warriors), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Video, 1986
  • Charlie Haggerty, Everybody Wins, Orion, 1990
  • John Eastham, Primary Motive, FoxVideo, 1992
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Michael Alden, Coronet Blue, CBS, 1967
  • Detective Johnny Corso, N.Y.P.D., ABC, 1967-1969
  • Will Chandler, Movin' On, NBC, 1974-1976
  • Kevin Nichols, The Family Tree, NBC, 1983
  • Harry O'Neill, One Life to Live (also known as One Life to Live: The Summer of Seduction), ABC, 1984-19851987
  • Michael Larson, Dolphin Cove, CBS, 1989-1990
  • Ned Simon, As the World Turns, 1992-1993
  • Sidney "Sid" Sheffield, All My Children (also known as All My Children: The Summer of Seduction), ABC, 1997
  • Pilots
  • Dr. Sam Delaney, D.H.O., ABC, 1973
  • Dr. Ben Voorhees, Stat!, CBS, 1973
  • Will Chandler, In Tandem (also known as Movin' On), NBC, 1974
  • Modge Modgelewsky, Steeltown, CBS, 1979
  • Marion Walker, Gabe and Walker, ABC, 1981
  • Tom Hackman, Momma the Detective, ABC, 1981
  • Movies
  • Jim Tennyson, Dr. Cook's Garden, ABC, 1971
  • Steve Butler, A Tattered Web, CBS, 1971
  • Mr. Fallon, Columbo: Requiem for a Falling Star, NBC, 1974
  • Dr. Paul Jeffries, Killer on Board, NBC, 1977
  • Matt Lazarus, Cruise into Terror, ABC, 1978
  • Captain Larsen Jaenicke, Sergeant Matlovich versus the U.S. Air Force, NBC, 1978
  • Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn: The Untold Story, ABC, 1980
  • Larry Miller, The Miracle of Kathy Miller, CBS, 1981
  • Haley, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Showtime, 1987
  • John Hamilton, Alone in the Neon Jungle (also known as Commandin Hell), CBS, 1988
  • Peter Morgan, Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase, ABC, 1990
  • Specials
  • Blackmore, "The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd," Theatre in America, PBS, 1974
  • "You're a Poet and Don't Know It! ... The Poetry Power Hour," The CBSFestival of Lively Arts for Young People, CBS, 1976
  • Hal McKain, "A Movie Star's Daughter," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1979
  • Dan Alexander, "Mystery at Fire Island," CBS Children's Mystery Theatre, CBS, 1981
  • "Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts," American Masters, 1985
  • Also appeared in Shadow of a Gunman.
  • Miniseries
  • Morgan Harris, Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of GreenGables (also known as Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel), The Disney Channel, 1987
  • Episodic
  • "Is There a Good Samaritan in the House?" The Young Lawyers, ABC,1970
  • "Death on Sunday," The F.B.I., ABC, 1971
  • Chris Truitt, "Bushwack!" Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1972
  • "Canyon of No Return," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972
  • Circle of Fear, NBC, 1975
  • Jack Mitchell, "The Las Vegas Strangler," Starsky and Hutch, 1976
  • "Thanksgiving," Police Story, 1976
  • Dr. Christopher, "Snake Eyes: Part 1," Quincy, 1977
  • Major Burton Cannon, "Hot Shot," Baa Baa Black Sheep, NBC, 1977
  • Bill Thompson, "The Last of the Stubings/The Million Dollar Man/The Sisters," The Love Boat, 1978
  • Commander Jed Kimball, "Deadly Music," The Bionic Woman, 1978
  • "Bird of Prey," Tales of the Unexpected, NBC, 1979
  • Guthrie Browne, "Back Home," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985
  • Sam Henderson, "The Kona Winds," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1985
  • John Dunson, "Hearts Divided," Hotel, ABC, 1986
  • Nils Anderson, "Home at Last," Wonderworks, PBS, 1988
  • Cooper, "Brother Future," Wonderworks, PBS, 1991
  • Gary Wallace, "His Hour Upon the Stage," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • Everett Buffum, "The Dream Team," Murder, She Wrote, 1995
  • Robert Alexander, Sr., "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," Land's End, syndicated, 1996
  • "Corpus Delicti," Law & Order, NBC, 1996
  • Dr. Jordan, "Another Day," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Dr. Jordan, "Checkmate," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Judge Jordan, "Power Play," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998
  • Mr. Kelly, "Admissions," Law & Order, NBC, 1999
  • Also appeared in The Bold Ones, NBC; The Guest House; Medical Center, CBS; and The Mod Squad, ABC.
  • Other
  • Guests of the Nation, 1981
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Reader, Flight of the Intruder, by Stephen Coonts, Audio PartnersPublishing, 1987

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