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Steve Franken (1932–2012)


Steve Franken was born on May 27, 1932 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Stephen Robert Franken. He was an actor, known for Angels & Demons (2009), Westworld (1973) and The Party (1968). He was married to Jean Garrett and Julia E. Carter. He died on August 24, 2012 in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2013/I Reach
Doctor
 2012 The Jeff Lewis 5 Minute Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Father
- Deathbed (2012) ... Father
 2010 Watch Out for Slick
Emory
 2009 Angels & Demons
Cardinal Colbert
 2007 The Metrosexual
Professor
 2006 Threshold (TV Series)
Graham Bolton
- Alienville (2006) ... Graham Bolton
 2005 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Vasili
- Move Doubt (2005) ... Vasili
 2004 The Works
Gordon
 2003 Law & Order II: Double or Nothing (Video Game)
Josh Berman (voice)
 2003 Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (Video Game) (voice)
 2003 Lionheart (Video Game) (voice)
 2003 RTX Red Rock (Video Game)
Old Soul #3 (voice)
 2002 Law & Order: Dead on the Money (Video Game)
Barney Ruggerio (voice)
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Teacher
- Obligations (2001) ... Teacher
 2001 Dead Sexy (Video)
Medical Examiner
 2001 Crash Point Zero
Stuart Elliott
 2001 The Trumpet of the Swan
Bud (voice)
 2000 Static Shock (TV Series)
Mr. Janus
- Grounded (2000) ... Mr. Janus (voice)
 2000 Rangers (Video)
Baker (as Stephen Franken)
 2000 Dish Dogs (Video)
Pastor
 2000 Nurse Betty
Administrator
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Mr. Bellinger
- A Mason-Dixon Memory (2000) ... Mr. Bellinger
 1999 Detention (TV Series)
Mr. Beal
- Little Miss Popular (1999) ... Mr. Beal (voice)
- Comedy of Terrors (1999) ... Mr. Beal (voice)
 1999 The Omega Code
Jeffries
 1997-1999 Spawn (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Hunter's Moon (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Seed of the Hellspawn (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Twitch Is Down (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- No Rest, No Peace (1997) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Evil Intent (1997) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1999 Restraining Order
Jerry
 1998 Maggie Winters (TV Series)
Mr. Addison
- Dinner at Rachel's (1998) ... Mr. Addison
 1998 The Pandora Project
Sam Davis
 1998 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
College Roommate
- Dial and Substance (1998) ... College Roommate
 1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Brendan
- The Maid (1998) ... Brendan
 1996 Sparks (TV Series)
Judge
- Porky's Revenge (1996) ... Judge
 1996 Road Rovers (TV Series)
Professor Eugene Atwater (voice)
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Hank Travis
- Full Moon, Saturday Night (1995) ... Hank Travis
 1994 Sisters (TV Series)
Huey Short
- Heroes (1994) ... Huey Short
 1994 Munchie Strikes Back
Professor Graves
 1994 Herman's Head (TV Series)
Mr. Prescott
- Bedtime for Hermo (1994) ... Mr. Prescott
 1993 Breakfast of Aliens
Fred
 1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Rundle
- The Mechanic (1993) ... Rundle (voice)
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Quentin Firth
- Designed by Chance (1992) ... Quentin Firth
 1991 Never Forget (TV Movie)
Dan Greenspan
 1988-1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Mr. Sexton / Mr. Birdwell
- Silence Is Golden (1989) ... Mr. Sexton
- Killer Instinct (1988) ... Mr. Birdwell (as Stephen R. Franken)
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Lou,
- The Legion: Part 1 (1989) ... Lou,
 1989 Transylvania Twist
Hans Hupp
 1988 Freeway
Lawyer
 1987 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Doctor
- Everyone Into the Pool (1987) ... Doctor
 1987 Can't Buy Me Love
Moda Clerk
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
Dennis Baxter
- Born to Ride (1987) ... Dennis Baxter
 1987 One Big Family (TV Series)
Dickie Tyler
- Stagestruck (1987) ... Dickie Tyler
 1986 Our House (TV Series)
Forrester
- See You in Court (1986) ... Forrester
 1986 On Wings of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Mort Myerson
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Carmondy
- Echoes (1985) ... Carmondy
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Walt, the Pilot
- Last Stand (1985) ... Walt, the Pilot
 1985 There Were Times, Dear (TV Movie)
Harry
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Arnold Solomon
- Queen for a Day (1985) ... Arnold Solomon (as Steven Franken)
 1985 The Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie)
Pharisee #1
 1985 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Mr. Anderson
- Arnold Saves the Squirrel (1985) ... Mr. Anderson
 1984 Jessie (TV Series)
Mr Anderson
- The Psychic Connection (1984) ... Mr Anderson
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Wes Perry
- The Wedding Picture/Castaways (1983) ... Wes Perry
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Dr. Fritz Hauptmann
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Harvey Hamilcard III
 1983 Ryan's Four (TV Series)
- Ryan's Four (1983)
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Tunridge
- The Ten Thousand Dollar Deductible (1982) ... Tunridge
 1980-1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Patient / Bernie Chalmers
- Slim Chance (1980) ... Bernie Chalmers
 1982 Not Just Another Affair (TV Movie)
Dr. Morton Schiller
 1978-1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Alan Drummond / Student Driver
- Force Seven (1982) ... Alan Drummond
- Crash Diet (1978) ... Student Driver
 1975-1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Edward Novak / Edward Foreman
- Resignation (1981) ... Edward Novak
- The Arsonist (1975) ... Edward Foreman
 1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Virgil Quinby
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 2 (1980) ... Virgil Quinby
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 1 (1980) ... Virgil Quinby
 1980 The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (TV Movie)
Virgil Quinby
 1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
Pete Williams
 1980 There Goes the Bride
Church Organist
 1970-1979 Insight (TV Series)
Interviewee / Jocko Donovan / Danover / ...
- Rebirth of Packy Rowe (1979) ... Interviewee
- Man of the Year (1977) ... Jocko Donovan
- Leroy (1977) ... Danover
- The Picture in Sobel's Window (1976) ... Marcel
- Old King Cole (1970) ... Joey
 1979 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Victor Mulhern
- The Piano Teacher (1979) ... Victor Mulhern
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
 1979 Kaz (TV Series)
 1978 Terror Out of the Sky (TV Movie)
Paul Gladstone
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
Holdup Man
 1978 Zuma Beach (TV Movie)
Rick
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Kitei
- The Last Six Hours (1978) ... Dr. Kitei
 1978 Avalanche
Henry McDade
 1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Arnie Goldman
- May the Horse Be with You (1978) ... Arnie Goldman
 1977 Ants (TV Movie)
White
 1977 CPO Sharkey (TV Series)
Dr. Simon
- Sharkey Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1977) ... Dr. Simon
 1977 Operation Petticoat (TV Series)
Milton
- A Party for the Captain (1977) ... Milton
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Fred
- Pretty Angels All in a Row (1977) ... Fred
 1977 Lanigan's Rabbi (TV Series)
Will Stopes
- The Cadaver in the Clutter (1977) ... Will Stopes
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Doctor
- Man from Atlantis (1977) ... Doctor
 1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV Movie)
Murry Tesko
 1976 Good Heavens (TV Series)
Mr. Dee
- See Jane Run (1976) ... Mr. Dee
 1976 Doc (TV Series)
Harvey Kramer
- Oldies But Goodies (1976) ... Harvey Kramer
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
D.A. Wallberger
- Vice: 24 Hours (1975) ... D.A. Wallberger
 1975 I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?
Harold Booker Esq. (as Stephen Franken)
 1975 Murder on Flight 502 (TV Movie)
Donald Goldman
 1975 Sky Heist (TV Movie)
Traffic Controller
 1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
Dr. Charles Crennis
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Don West
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Neil
- Chopper (1975) ... Neil
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series)
Bernard Goldberg
- Daisy's Pick Blind Date (1974) ... Bernard Goldberg
 1974 Sierra (TV Series)
Tommy
- Taking Cody Winslow (1974) ... Tommy (as Steven Franken)
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Alvin Conrad
- Key Witness (1974) ... Alvin Conrad
 1974 Houston, We've Got a Problem (TV Movie)
Shimon Levin
 1973 Westworld
Technician
 1973 The Stranger (TV Movie)
Henry Maitland
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Herb (segment "Love and the Hot Spell") / Roger Burlingame (segment "Love and the Accidental Passion") / (segment "Love and Formula 26B") / ...
- Love and the Accidental Passion/Love and the Black Limousine/Love and the Eskimo's Wife/Love and the Tuba (1971) ... Roger Burlingame (segment "Love and the Accidental Passion")
- Love and Formula 26B/Love and the Loud Mouth/Love and the Penal Code (1971) ... (segment "Love and Formula 26B")
- Love and the Fly/Love and the Millionaires/Love and Double Trouble (1970) ... Duke (segment "Love and Double Trouble")
- Love and the Boss's Ex/Love and Mr. Nice Guy/Love and the Gangster (1970) ... Marty (segment "Love and the Gangster")
 1973 Voyage of the Yes (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1972 Every Man Needs One (TV Movie)
Bob Rasmussen
 1971-1972 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Officer Albert Porter / Albert Porter / The Ferret (Ralph Salisbury)
- Badge Heavy (1972) ... Officer Albert Porter
- Wednesday Warrior (1972) ... Albert Porter
- The Ferret (1971) ... The Ferret (Ralph Salisbury)
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series)
 1966-1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
George Barkley / Bruce / Uncle Henry / ...
- Samantha's Shopping Spree (1969) ... Uncle Henry
- Darrin Gone! and Forgotten? (1968) ... Juke
- Samantha's Secret Saucer (1968) ... Orvis
- A Gazebo Never Forgets (1966) ... Hawkins
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Weitzman
- A Passing of Torches (1971) ... Dr. Weitzman
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Mitchell (segment "The House")
- The House/Certain Shadows on the Wall (1970) ... Dr. Mitchell (segment "The House")
 1970 Three for Tahiti (TV Movie)
Jay
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Peter Bland
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Rabbi Elliott Tannenbaum
- In This Corner - Sol Albert (1969) ... Rabbi Elliott Tannenbaum
 1969 Number One
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Zimmerman
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
- The Hazing (1969)
 1968 Blondie (TV Series)
David Dithers
- Once Upon a Guru (1968) ... David Dithers
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Bank Teller
- Hell Hath No Fury (1968) ... Bank Teller
 1968 Panic in the City
Hal Johnson
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
Roger Edgeway
- What Flowers Daisies Are (1968) ... Roger Edgeway
 1968 The Party
Levinson
 1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Corporal
- Luke and Comrade Tanya (1968) ... Corporal
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Akim Hadramut
- The Slave: Part 2 (1967) ... Akim Hadramut
- The Slave: Part 1 (1967) ... Akim Hadramut
 1967 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Al Morgan
- The Sky Is Falling (1967) ... Al Morgan
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Carl Leandro
- Matter Over Mind (1967) ... Carl Leandro
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Rudy, the Valet
- That Darn Catwoman (1967) ... Rudy, the Valet (uncredited)
 1966 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Ned Cunningham
- The Gun Runner Raid (1966) ... Ned Cunningham
 1966 That Girl (TV Series)
Actor Playing Dr. Bruce Alden
- Soap Gets in Your Eyes (1966) ... Actor Playing Dr. Bruce Alden
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
LeFou
- The Night of the Bottomless Pit (1966) ... LeFou
 1966 Follow Me, Boys!
P.O.W. Lieutenant
 1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
- Carlotta, Come Home (1966) ... (as Steven Franken)
 1965-1966 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Ronald Dawson / Bob
- Do You Trust Your Daughter? (1966) ... Ronald Dawson
- Sick in Bed (1965) ... Bob
 1966 Tammy (TV Series)
Crazy Wolf
- Two for Tee Pee (1966) ... Crazy Wolf
 1966 Wild Wild Winter
John
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
George
- Tim and Tim Again (1965) ... George
 1965 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Bellboy
- Crisis at Crystal Springs (1965) ... Bellboy
 1965 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series)
Crawford
- Two Seats on the Moon-Shot (1965) ... Crawford
 1964-1965 Tom, Dick and Mary (TV Series)
Dr. Dick Moran / Dick Moran
- Penicillin or Chicken Soup (1965) ... Dr. Dick Moran
- Love Me, Love My Experiment (1964) ... Dick Moran
- Hail! Dick the King (1964) ... Dr. Dick Moran
- And Baby Makes Four (1964) ... Dr. Dick Moran
- Broadway Comes to Valley General (1964) ... Dr. Dick Moran
 1964 The Time Travelers
Danny McKee
 1964 The Americanization of Emily
Young Sailor
 1964 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Homer Bedloe Jr.
- Bedloe and Son (1964) ... Homer Bedloe Jr.
 1963-1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Jerry Allen / Mr. Jerry Allen
- The Private Life of Douglas Morgan Jr. (1964) ... Jerry Allen
- My Name Is Not Legion (1963) ... Mr. Jerry Allen
- A Feeling for Friday (1963) ... Jerry Allen
- The Risk (1963) ... Jerry Allen
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Lt. Sam Panosian / Sampan
- To Take Up Serpents (1963) ... Lt. Sam Panosian
- A Very Private Affair (1963) ... Sampan
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Christopher Barton
- The Case of the Deadly Verdict (1963) ... Christopher Barton
 1959-1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. / Winthrop von Money VIII
- The Devil and Dobie Gillis (1963) ... Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
- There's Always Room for One Less (1963) ... Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
- Two for the Whipsaw (1963) ... Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
- The Frat's in the Fire (1962) ... Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
 1962 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Ensign Clifford Bender
- Operation: Gaslight (1962) ... Ensign Clifford Bender
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Freddie Binns
- Operation: Lazarus (1962) ... Freddie Binns (as Stephen Franken)
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Dunc Tomilson
- The Yacht-Club Gang (1962) ... Dunc Tomilson (as Stephen Franken)
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Willie Betterley
- The Case of Willie Betterley (1961) ... Willie Betterley (as Stephen Franken)
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Carstairs
- Witness from the Dead (1961) ... Carstairs
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Ruck - Bully
- The Pit (1961) ... Ruck - Bully (as Stephen Franken)
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Crazed soldier
- Night of Decision (1961) ... Crazed soldier (as Stephen Franken)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Willie
- The Time of Your Life (1958) ... Willie
 1958 Cop Hater
Boy in Lineup
 1958 Stage Struck
Dressing Room Well-Wisher (uncredited)
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He co-starred in an unsold pilot for a proposed NBC comedy series called "The Eve Arden Show". The plot concerned a widow, Eve Arden, whose visits disrupt the households of family and friends. See more »

Alternate Names:

Stephen R. Franken | Stephen Franken | Steven Franken

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Appeared 6 times on the sitcom Bewitched (1964) in different roles. See more »

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