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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 20 November 1928Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 5 February 2006Englewood, New Jersey, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameFranklin Edward Cover
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Franklin Cover was born on November 20, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Franklin Edward Cover. He was an actor, known for The Jeffersons (1975), Wall Street (1987) and Almost Heroes (1998). He was married to Mary Bradford Stone. He died on February 5, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

Spouse (1)

Mary Bradford Stone (30 January 1965 - 5 February 2006) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Has one son, Bradford and one daughter, Susan
His career spanned four decades in show business.
Cover attended Denison University, graduating in 1951. He was one of 12 members of the Denison Players, a troupe who acted as an exchange group first around the United Kingdom in the summer of 1953, and then around U.S. military bases in Europe and East Asia from 1954 to 1958.
Son Bradford is a 1985 graduate of Milton Academy.
Wife Mary Bradford Stone was a dance company director. Their children are Bradford, Franklin and Susan.
Originally from the classical stage where he played parts in such Shakespearean plays as "Julius Caesar," "Hamlet," "Macbeth" (title role) and "Henry IV, Part I".
Son of Franklin Held and Britta (née Schreck) Cover.
Played opposite African-American actress Roxie Roker as the character of Tom Willis on The Jeffersons (1975). They became one of the first interracial marriages to be seen weekly on prime-time television.

Salary (1)

Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (1962) $750

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