Franklin Cover

Franklin Cover was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cover began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Gregory Peck suspenseful mystery "Mirage" (1965), the George Peppard comedic ... Read more »
Born: 11/20/1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcoms 4 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Heat of the Night 1990 - 1992, 1994 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mad About You 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Coach 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

New York Daze 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Living Single 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Wild West 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

Davis Rules 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hothouse 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Spy Trap 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wall Street 1987 (Movie)

Dan (Actor)

The Jeffersons 1975 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Stepford Wives 1975 (Movie)

Ed Wimpiris (Actor)

Change at 125th Street 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Short Walk to Daylight 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Connection 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

What's So Bad About Feeling Good? 1968 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mirage 1965 (Movie)

Group Leader (Actor)

A Woman Called Golda (TV Show)

Actor

Columbo: A Trace of Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Cosmic Slop (TV Show)

Actor

The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Franklin Cover was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cover began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Gregory Peck suspenseful mystery "Mirage" (1965), the George Peppard comedic adaptation "What's So Bad About Feeling Good?" (1968) and the Katharine Ross horror flick "The Stepford Wives" (1975). He had a part on the television special "Change at 125th Street" (CBS, 1973-74). He also starred in the TV movies "Short Walk to Daylight" (ABC, 1972-73) and "The Connection" (ABC, 1972-73). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the crime flick "Wall Street" (1987) with Michael Douglas and the action picture "Spy Trap" (1988) with Jason Kristofer. He also landed a role in the miniseries "A Woman Called Golda" (1981-82). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Day the Bubble Burst" (NBC, 1981-82). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles on "Living Single" (1992-98), "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009) and "New York Daze" (Fox, 1995-96). He also was featured in the TV movie "A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle" (NBC, 1993-94). Cover last appeared on "TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcoms 4" (Fox, 1999-2000). Cover passed away in February 2006 at the age of 78.

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