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Frank Converse

A brawny, firm-jawed, sandy-haired player of 60s and 70s primetime TV, Frank Converse seemed to be one of those handsome tough-guy action figures that could go by the wayside after the demise of their famous series. Instead, this stage-trained actor persevered as a well-respected, all-purpose character actor in a career that has now passed its ... See full bio »

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 2012 Local Commercial (Short)
Thad Grant
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Hubert Holmes
- Block Party (2012) ... Hubert Holmes
 1991-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Wayne Hardy / Stable Manager / Mr. Kelly / ...
- Falling (2008) ... Wayne Hardy
- Caviar Emptor (2004) ... Stable Manager
- Admissions (1999) ... Mr. Kelly
- Corpus Delicti (1996) ... Lyle Christopher
- His Hour Upon the Stage (1991) ... Gary Wallace
 2003 Our Town (TV Movie)
Dr. Gibbs
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Bill Davenport
- Tomorrow (2002) ... Bill Davenport
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Judge Jordan
- Power Play (1998) ... Judge Jordan
 1998 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Jordan
- Checkmate (1998) ... Dr. Jordan
- Another Day (1998) ... Dr. Jordan
 1997 All My Children (TV Series)
Sid Sheffield
- Episode dated 4 September 1997 (1997) ... Sid Sheffield
 1996 Land's End (TV Series)
Robert Alexander Sr.
- Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (1996) ... Robert Alexander Sr.
 1995 VR.5 (TV Series)
General Jackson
- Facing the Fire (1995) ... General Jackson
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Everett Buffum
- The Dream Team (1995) ... Everett Buffum
 1992 Primary Motive
John Eastham
 1991 Brother Future (TV Movie)
 1990 Against the Law (TV Series)
Gordon Leary
- The Second Man (1990) ... Gordon Leary
 1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (TV Movie)
Peter Morgan
 1990 Everybody Wins
Charley Haggerty
 1988 Home at Last (TV Movie)
Nils Anderson
 1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie)
John Hamilton
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie)
 1987 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series)
Morgan Harris
 1986 Solarbabies
 1986 Hotel (TV Series)
John Dunson
- Hearts Divided (1986) ... John Dunson
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Guthrie Browne
- Back Home (1985) ... Guthrie Browne
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Sam Henderson
- The Kona Winds (1985) ... Sam Henderson
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- Bird of Prey (1984) ... Jack
 1982 Spring Fever
Lewis Berryman
 1982 Nurse (TV Series)
- A Matter of Privacy (1982) ... Charles
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Tony Edwards
 1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Dan Alexander
- Mystery at Fire Island (1981) ... Dan Alexander
 1981 The Bushido Blade
Captain Lawrence Hawk
 1981 The Miracle of Kathy Miller (TV Movie)
Larry Miller
 1981 Guests of the Nation (TV Movie)
Barney Callahan
 1981 See China and Die (TV Movie)
Tom Hackman
 1981 Gabe and Walker (TV Movie)
Marion Walker
 1980 The Pilot
Jim Cochran
 1979 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Hal McKain
- A Movie Star's Daughter (1979) ... Hal McKain
 1979 Steeletown (TV Movie)
Modge Modgelewsky
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series)
El Lobo
- Cage of Steel (1978) ... El Lobo
 1978 The American Girls (TV Series)
 1978 Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (TV Movie)
Capt. Larsen Jaenicke
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Jed Kimball
- Deadly Music (1978) ... Jed Kimball
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Bill Thompson
 1978 Cruise Into Terror (TV Movie)
Matt Lazarus
 1977 Killer on Board (TV Movie)
Dr. Paul Jeffries
 1977 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
Clary Shannon
- The Boston Shamrock (1977) ... Clary Shannon
 1977 Rhoda (TV Series)
Sam Ellis
- The Second Time Around (1977) ... Sam Ellis
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Larry Pines
- Snake Eyes: Part 2 (1977) ... Dr. Larry Pines
- Snake Eyes (1977) ... Dr. Larry Pines
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Sergeant K-Joe Hirsh
- Thanksgiving (1976) ... Sergeant K-Joe Hirsh
 1974 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
John Banks
- The Guest Room (1974) ... John Banks
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Dr. Gerald W. Aaron
- Lazarus from the Mist (1973) ... Dr. Gerald W. Aaron
 1973 Stat! (TV Movie)
Dr. Ben Voorhees
 1973 Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie)
Dr. Sam Delaney
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Mr. Fallon
- Requiem for a Falling Star (1973) ... Mr. Fallon
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Sam Richards
- Earth, Air, Fire and Water (1973) ... Sam Richards
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Hal (segment "Love and the Super Lover")
- Love and the First Kiss/Love and the Impressionist/Love and the Super Lover (1972) ... Hal (segment "Love and the Super Lover")
 1971-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Gregson / Paul Talbot
- Canyon of No Return (1972) ... Gregson
- Death on Sunday (1971) ... Paul Talbot
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Chris Truitt
- Bushwack! (1972) ... Chris Truitt
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Curt Boyle
- A Standard of Manhood (1972) ... Curt Boyle
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Perry Singleton
- Whisper of Evil (1972) ... Perry Singleton
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series)
- The D.J. (1972)
 1971 A Tattered Web (TV Movie)
Steve Butler
 1971 Dr. Cook's Garden (TV Movie)
Jimmy Tennyson
 1970 The Most Deadly Game (TV Series)
- Model for Murder (1970) ... Ben
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Pete Barris
- Trial by Terror (1970) ... Pete Barris
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Dr. Vince Sabowski
- Is There a Good Samaritan in the House? (1970) ... Dr. Vince Sabowski
 1970 The Young Rebels (TV Series)
Robert Larkin
- Father and I Went Down to Camp (1970) ... Robert Larkin
 1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Warren Loring
- Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot! (1970) ... Warren Loring
 1970 Summer Is Forever (TV Movie)
Mr. Warren
 1967 Hurry Sundown
Rev. Clem De Lavery
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Val Crillo
- "H" Is a Dirty Letter (1966) ... Val Crillo
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Ray Lambert
- A Horse Called Destiny (1966) ... Ray Lambert
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Personal Details

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Stage: Appeared in A.R. Gurney's play, "Later Life," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with Carole Shelley and Maureen Anderman in the cast. See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

[about a 1977 interview with TV Guide in which he made disparaging remarks about television] I was killing the golden goose. I should've kept my mouth shut. See more »


On the stage, Converse starred in The Philadelphia Story (1980), Design for Living (1984), A Streetcar Named Desire (1988), and Lady in the Dark (1994) on Broadway, and The House of Blue Leaves (1971) and South Pacific (2000) Off-Broadway. See more »

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