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Arthur Franz

Arthur Sofield Franz was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to Dorothy and Gustave Franz, German immigrants. He was a reliable character actor in many '40s and '50s "B" pictures, often cast as a friendly small-town businessman or professional (as in The Doctor and the Girl (1949)) or the lead's sympathetic friend (as in 1953's Invaders from Mars (...

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Feb 29, 1920 In Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Legend of Loch Ness
Latest Project:
Series Celebrity Playhouse 2017-10-22
Known For
Poster of The Caine Mutiny
Poster of Invaders from Mars
Poster of The Sniper
Poster of Sands of Iwo Jima
Movie Monsters, Madmen & Machines: 25 Years of Science Fiction Unknown 2018
Movie Dream No Evil John, County Psychiatrist 2018
Movie Three Lives Commentator 2017-08-05
Movie The Member of the Wedding Jarvis Addams 2017-09-08
Series Target Unknown 2017-10-16
Movie With This Ring Frederick Miller 2017-09-13
Series Celebrity Playhouse Arthur Gordon / ... 2017-10-22
Movie 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2007-01-28
Movie Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us Unknown 2005-07-05
Series Strange But True? Unknown 1993-05-21
Movie Horrible Horror Unknown 1986
Movie That Championship Season Macken 1983-01-14
Movie Bogie Unknown 1980-03-04
Movie Jennifer: A Woman's Story Dick Leonard 1979-03-05
Movie The Last Hurrah Hack Wiles 1977-11-16
Movie Jaws of Death Correspondent 1977
Movie The Amazing Howard Hughes Barnes 1977-04-13
Movie Legend of Loch Ness Narrator 1976
Movie King Monster Unknown 1976
Series Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II Unknown 1976-09-21
Movie The 'Human' Factor Gen. Fuller 1976-06-27
Series The Quest Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood Unknown 1976-05-16
Movie Sisters of Death Edmond Clybourn 1976-04-19
Series Medical Story Unknown 1975-09-04
Movie The Missiles of October Unknown 1974-12-18
Movie Murder or Mercy Dr. Raymond Eckworth 1974-04-10
Series The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown 1974-01-18
Movie So Long, Blue Boy Unknown 1973
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series The New Perry Mason Unknown 1973-09-16
Series Barnaby Jones Unknown 1973-01-28
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-03-07
Series The Waltons Unknown 1971-12-19
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie The Million Dollar Duck Unknown 1971-06-30
Series Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Unknown 1971-09-12
Series Primus Unknown 1971-03-06
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series Men at Law Unknown 1970-09-16
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-17
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Outcasts Unknown 1968-09-23
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Movie Anzio Maj. Gen. Luke Howard 1968-07-24
Movie The Sweet Ride Unknown 1968-06-14
Series Custer Unknown 1967-09-06
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966-09-08
Movie Alvarez Kelly Capt. Towers 1966-10-01
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Nurses Unknown 1965
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Slattery's People Unknown 1964-09-21
Series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Unknown 1964-09-14
Series The Bing Crosby Show Unknown 1964-09-14
Movie The Carpetbaggers Morrissey 1964-04-09
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series Saints and Sinners Unknown 1962-09-17
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Ichabod and Me Unknown 1961-09-26
Series Ripcord Unknown 1961-10-16
Series Whispering Smith Unknown 1961-05-08
Series Checkmate Unknown 1960-09-17
Series The Law and Mr. Jones Unknown 1960-10-07
Series The Chevy Mystery Show Unknown 1960-05-29
Series Assignment: Underwater Unknown 1960-09-09
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959-01-20
Series Bourbon Street Beat Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Men Into Space Unknown 1959-09-30
Series The Alaskans Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Movie The Atomic Submarine Lt. Cmdr. Richard 'Reef' Holloway 1959-11-29
Series Bonanza Unknown 1959-09-12
Series The Deputy Unknown 1959-09-12
Series Markham Unknown 1959-05-02
Movie Woman Obsessed Unknown 1959-05-27
Series World of Giants Bill Winters 1959-09-05
Movie Monster on the Campus Prof. Donald Blake 1959-05-01
Movie The Young Lions Lt. Green 1958-04-02
Movie The Flame Barrier Dave Hollister 1958-04-02
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Frontier Justice Unknown 1958-07-07
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie The Devil's Hairpin Danny Rhinegold 1957-10-04
Movie Hellcats of the Navy Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon 1957-05-01
Series The George Sanders Mystery Theater Unknown 1957-06-22
Movie The Unholy Wife Father Stephen Hochen 1957-10-01
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1957-09-18
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Unknown 1957-03-18
Movie Back from the Dead Dick Anthony 1957-08-12
Series The Silent Service Unknown 1957-04-05
Movie Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Bob Hale 1957-01-25
Movie The Wild Party Lt. Arthur Mitchell 1956-12-21
Movie Running Target Scott 1956-11-01
Series Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Battle Taxi Lt. Pete Stacy 1955-01-01
Series TV Reader's Digest Unknown 1955-01-17
Series Science Fiction Theatre Unknown 1955-04-09
Series The 20th Century-Fox Hour Ben Macready / ... 1955-10-05
Series Crossroads Father Robert W. Greene / ... 1955-10-07
Movie Bobby Ware Is Missing George Ware 1955-10-23
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre Unknown 1955-08-30
Movie A Story About Henry Ford Henry Ford 1955-01-30
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Movie New Orleans Uncensored Dan Corbett 1955-03-01
Series Appointment with Adventure Unknown 1955-04-03
Movie Country Doctor None 1954
Movie The Steel Cage Chaplain Harvey 1954-12-01
Series The Whistler Unknown 1954-07-13
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Series Studio 57 Unknown 1954-09-21
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie The Caine Mutiny Lt. JG H. Paynter Jr. 1954-06-24
Series Justice Unknown 1954-04-08
Series Waterfront Unknown 1954-02-01
Movie Invaders from Mars Dr. Stuart Kelston / Narrator 1953-04-22
Movie Flight Nurse Capt. Mike Barnes 1953-11-15
Movie The Eddie Cantor Story Unknown 1953
Series Ponds Theater Unknown 1953-10-15
Movie Bad for Each Other Dr. Jim Crowley 1953-12-24
Series Four Star Playhouse Unknown 1952-09-25
Movie Rainbow 'Round My Shoulders Phil Young 1952-09-01
Movie Eight Iron Men Carter 1952-12-01
Series The Ford Television Theatre Unknown 1952-10-02
Series Cavalcade of America Casimir Pulaski / ... 1952-10-01
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie The Sniper Eddie Miller 1952-08-07
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Mr. Movies Himself 1952-04-17
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Movie Strictly Dishonorable Henry Greene 1951-07-03
Movie Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man Tommy Nelson 1951-03-07
Movie Submarine Command Lt. Arnie Carlson 1951-11-01
Series Schlitz Playhouse Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie Flight to Mars Dr. Jim Barker 1951-11-11
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Danger Unknown 1950-09-19
Movie Three Secrets Paul Radin 1950-10-14
Series The Web Unknown 1950-07-04
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1950-06-06
Movie Sands of Iwo Jima Cpl. Robert Dunne / Narrator 1950-03-01
Movie Tarnished Bud Dolliver 1950-02-28
Movie The Price of Freedom None 1949-04-29
Series The Lone Ranger Unknown 1949-09-15
Movie The Doctor and the Girl Dr. Harvey L. Kenmore 1949-09-29
Movie Red Light Capt. Jess Torno 1949-09-30
Movie Roseanna McCoy Thad Wilkins 1949-10-12
Movie Red Stallion in the Rockies Thad Avery 1949-05-02
Series Fireside Theatre Unknown 1949-04-05
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Jungle Patrol Lt. 'Mace' Willard 1948
Series Studio One in Hollywood Unknown 1948-11-07
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1947-05-07