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Franklyn Ajaye

Franklyn Ajaye was born on May 13, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Bridesmaids (2011), The 'Burbs (1989) and Convoy (1978). See full bio »
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 2014 Utopia (TV Series)
Marvin Hudfield
- Then We Can Build It (2014) ... Marvin Hudfield
 2002 Queen of the Damned
French Dealer
 2001 Brown Shoe Polish (Short)
Viennese Cake Shop Owner
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Sporty the Cat
- Pinocchio (1997) ... Sporty the Cat (voice)
 1993 American Yakuza
 1992 Goof Troop (TV Series)
- Cabana Fever (1992) ... (voice, as Franklin Ajaye)
 1989 227 (TV Series)
- Tenants, Anyone? (1989) ... Painter
 1989 The 'Burbs
Detective #1
 1988 The Wrong Guys
 1987 Glory Years (TV Movie)
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Body Guard #1
 1985 Fraternity Vacation
 1983 Get Crazy
 1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series)
- The Night Stalker (1983) ... Henry
 1983 Hysterical
 1980 The Jazz Singer
 1980 Stir Crazy
Young Man in Hospital
 1980 The Cheap Detective (TV Short)
 1978 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
- Della and Son (1978) ... Tony
 1978 Convoy
Spider Mike
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
- All for One (1978) ... Benny
 1976 Car Wash
 1976 Sweet Revenge
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Wendell Frazier
- You Dirty Rat (1975) ... Wendell Frazier
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (32 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Franklin Ajaye

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Attended UCLA in 1968-69 at the same time as Lew Alcindor (who later became Kareem Abdul-Jabbar). See more »


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