James Franciscus
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James Franciscus
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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Veja a evolução da saga 'Planeta dos Macacos' - Terra Brasil
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Nesta nova história, outro astronauta, Brent (James Franciscus), atravessa a barreira do tempo para procurar Taylor, o colega desaparecido. No entanto, a missão de resgate acaba o conduzindo a uma cidade subterrânea, onde vivem seres humanos mutantes
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••• Le crossover dans le western - ÉcranLarge.com
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Côté humain, James Franciscus porte le stetson du cowboy chasseur de dinosaure avec conviction, secondé par Laurence Naismith (futur juge Fulton d'Amicalement vôtre) qui, parfait en professeur exalté et un brin gaffeur, aura bien du mal à expliquer à
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Good Morning, Buffalo - Buffalo News
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For a walk on the weird side, there's Italian director Dario Argento's cruel classic 1971 thriller, "The Cat o' Nine Tails," with Karl Malden and James Franciscus, at 8 in the Screening Room in the Northtown Plaza, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst
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Film Now Playing - Artvoice
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Starring Karl Malden, James Franciscus and Catherine Spaak. Fri, Sat, Tues 8 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 / www.screeningroom.net). ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER (1970)-One of
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Rückkehr zum Planet der Affen - Erdbeerlounge
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Kabel eins zeigt heute Abend den Film "Rückkehr zum Planet der Affen" um 23.40 Uhr. Astronaut Brent (James Franciscus) ist auf der Suche nach seinem verschollenen Freund Taylor (Charlton Heston) auf dem Planet der Affen Not gelandet
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"The Magician" sequel delves further into fantasy - Salon
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Never mind original "Planet of the Apes" star Charlton Heston, who for better or worse was always a distinctive screen presence; in this movie Franco seems to be channeling somebody like James Franciscus, who starred in 1970's "Beneath the Planet of
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Gran golpe de los nuevos simios - Diario El País
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En 1970 apareció Bajo el planeta de los simios, dirigida por Ted Post (el hombre de las secuelas; también hizo Magnum 44, la segunda de Harry el sucio), protagonizada por James Franciscus y en la que Heston hacía una aparición especial
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A guide to Planet of the Apes - Ottawa Citizen
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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970): Starring James Franciscus, Kim Hunter and Linda Harrison. A second astronaut crew arrives to search for the crew from the first movie. They find an underground city where mutated humans with psychic powers live. ... - -
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Il gatto a nove code (aka: The Cat o'Nine Tails) - Paperblog
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James Franciscus/Carlo Giordani :- “Tu lo sai quante persone stanno facendo l'amore in questo preciso secondo?” Carlo Giordani :-”Non vorrei che fossimo proprio noi due a non contribuire alla media.” “Il primo a farmi capire il peso che il contributo
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Today in History, Friday, July 8, 2011 - Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
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1991, actor James Franciscus died in North Hollywood at age 57. 1994, Kim Il Sung, North Korea's communist leader since 1948, died at age 82. Ten years ago: Cable operator Comcast mounted a hostile bid to merge with AT&T Broadband
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Pup Receives Honor at East Pikeland Meeting - Patch.com
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After honoring Martin, Chief James Franciscus called resident Ken Fulton and his dog Cosmo up to the front of the room at the meeting. Fulton takes the pint-sized Cosmo around to area nursing and veterans' homes, helping to cheer up the patients
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Animal Instinct: Dario Argento's 'Cat O'Nine Tails' (Blu-ray) - PopMatters
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Hot shot journalist Carlo Giordani (James Franciscus) arrives at the scene hoping to get a scoop. He discovers that the only thing targeted was a filing cabinet in one specific doctor's office, but no one knows what, if anything, was taken
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Eleven Heroic Hunks Who Can Save The World For Us Any Day! - AfterElton.com
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And I am so glad that Snicks put in a very good word for James Franciscus in "Beneath The Planet Of The Apes", which I am more fond of than the first film with Charlton Heston, "Planet Of The Apes". But I really enjoyed Steven Spielberg's "War of the
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Movies on TV, Today & Tonight - Regina Leader-Post
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(39) >> The Valley of Gwangi James Franciscus. Rodeo riders capture a prehistoric monster for a circus. (1 hr., 45 mins.) (100) >>> Me and Orson Welles Zac Efron. A teen wins a role in a play directed by Orson Welles. (2 hrs., 10 mins
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Horror DVD releases for 5/31/2011 - Catch up on True Blood before the premiere - Examiner.com
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Starring Karl Malden and James Franciscus, the film secured Argento's place as the "Italian Hitchcock." Special features include "Tales Of The Cat," which shares interviews with Argento, co-writer of the film, Dardano Sacchetti and composer Ennio
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Privés de télé ! – 3 - Libération
Google News - almost 6 years
Dans The Investigators (1961), ils sont trois enquêteurs de la firme «Investigators Inc» à se partager la vedette et se renvoyer la balle: Russ, Steve et Bill (James Franciscus, James Philbrook et Alan Austin) sont spécialisés dans les fraudes à
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of James Franciscus
    FIFTIES
  • 1991
    Age 57
    They were still married at the time of Franciscus' death in 1991 from emphysema in North Hollywood, California, at age 57.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1980
    Age 46
    After his divorce from Kathleen, he married the former Carla Ankney in 1980.
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  • 1979
    Age 45
    In 1979, he appeared in Antonio Margheriti's Killer Fish, and in 1980 he starred in director Enzo G. Castellari's Jaws-inspired Great White (aka The Last Shark).
    More Details Hide Details He continued appearing in roles on the screen and television. When less important roles were offered, Franciscus turned to writing screenplays and producing.
  • 1977
    Age 43
    In 1977, he starred in his fifth television series, the short-lived Hunter (as a secret agent).
    More Details Hide Details He was also frequently seen in feature films of the 1960s and 1970s such as Youngblood Hawke, Snow Treasure, The Amazing Dobermans, Marooned, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, City on Fire, When Time Ran Out, The Valley of Gwangi, and The Greek Tycoon. Over the years, Franciscus found film work with Italian cinema. In 1971, he accepted the lead role in Dario Argento's second film, The Cat o' Nine Tails.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1972
    Age 38
    Along with Lloyd Bridges, he served as host as the syndicated real-life adventure series Waterworld, which aired from 1972 to 1975.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1963
    Age 29
    He starred in I Passed for White (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.
    More Details Hide Details Franciscus may be best-remembered for his title roles in NBC's Mr. Novak (1963–65) and ABC's Longstreet (1971–72), and for his vocal performance in the big-screen version of Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973).
  • 1960
    Age 26
    On March 28, 1960, Franciscus married Kathleen "Kitty" Wellman, the daughter of film director William A. Wellman.
    More Details Hide Details They had four children — Jamie, Kellie, Korie, and Jolie.
  • 1959
    Age 25
    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, and a major role in an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Summer Shade in 1961.
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  • 1957
    Age 23
    Franciscus was born in Clayton, Missouri, to Lorraine (née Grover) and John Allen Franciscus, who was killed in action during World War II. In 1957, Franciscus received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and theatre arts from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, from which he graduated magna cum laude.
    More Details Hide Details He was a classmate of Dick Cavett and Bill Hinnant. His first major role was as Detective Jim Halloran in the half-hour version of ABC's The Naked City television series. Franciscus guest starred on the CBS military sitcom/drama Hennesey, starring Jackie Cooper, and on the NBC drama about family conflicts in the American Civil War entitled The Americans. CBS soon cast him in the lead in the 13-week series The Investigators, which aired from October 5 to December 28, 1961. He played the insurance investigator Russ Andrews, with James Philbrook as a co-star. Franciscus was also cast in the role of Tom Grover in the 1961 episode "The Empty Heart" of the CBS anthology series, The DuPont Show with June Allyson.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Age 0
    Born on January 31, 1934.
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