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James Franciscus

Born Jan 31, 1934

James Grover Franciscus was an American actor, known for his roles in the series Mr. Novak, The Naked City and The Investigators, and in feature films.

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1934 Birth Born on January 31, 1934.


1957 23 Years Old Franciscus was born in Clayton, Missouri, the son of Loraine (née Grover) and John Allen Franciscus, who was killed in action in World War II. In 1957, Franciscus received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and theatre arts from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, graduating magna cum laude. … Read More
1959 25 Years Old He performed in many feature films and television programs throughout the 1960s and 1970s, preceded by a minor role in an episode of The Twilight Zone titled Judgment Night in 1959.
1960 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He starred in I Passed for White, in 1960, and in 1963, he appeared as Mike Norris in the episode "Hang By One Hand" on the NBC medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour, Combat! and Miracle of the White Stallions. … Read More


1971 37 Years Old In 1971 he accepted the lead role in Dario Argento's second film, The Cat o' Nine Tails. 1979 saw him appear in Antonio Margheriti's Killer Fish, and in 1980 he starred in director Enzo G. Castellari's Jaws-inspired Great White.


1980 46 Years Old After his divorce from Kathleen, he married the former Carla Ankney in 1980.


1991 57 Years Old 1 More Event
They were still married at the time of Franciscus's death from emphysema in North Hollywood, California, aged 57, in 1991. … Read More
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