Don Franklin

Don Franklin started his career in Chicago-area theater, but has since become a well-known film and TV actor. He appeared in numerous plays and revues during the '80s while making minor appearances in TV series such as ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1960

Filmography

Actor (36)

NCIS: Los Angeles 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bones 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glee 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Any Day Now 2012 (Movie)

Lonnie (Actor)

The Mentalist 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Castle 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Closer 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Space Between 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Day Break 2006, 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Journeyman 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Black Dawn 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

NCIS 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hair Show 2004 (Movie)

Basil (Actor)

The District 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wild Card 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Moesha 1994 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

SeaQuest DSV 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

7 Days 1998 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Living Single 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

SeaQuest 2032 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Young Riders 1989 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Kill or Be Killed 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Nasty Boys 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Knightwatch 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Big Picture 1989 (Movie)

Todd Marvin (Actor)

Fast Forward 1985 (Movie)

Michael Stafford (Actor)

Somewhere in Time 1980 (Movie)

Tourist in Hall of History--8 Years Later (Actor)

Anna's Dream (TV Show)

Actor

Asteroid (TV Show)

Actor

Nasty Boys (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Further Adventures 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Producer
Production Management (1)

Mrs. Columbo 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Unit Production Manager

Biography

Don Franklin started his career in Chicago-area theater, but has since become a well-known film and TV actor. He appeared in numerous plays and revues during the '80s while making minor appearances in TV series such as the popular family sitcom "The Cosby Show." His first major role came on the primetime Western series "The Young Riders" as Noah Dixon, a free-born African-American who joins the Pony Express. In addition to numerous other roles, from 1993 to 1996 Franklin portrayed Commander Jonathan Ford on "seaQuest DSV," a sci-fi series set in a future where humans are forced to live undersea.

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