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William Frankfather (1944–1998)

William Frankfather was not an albino, but played one in his first movie role in Foul Play (1978). He was a long time Artistic Director for Theatre Forty, located in Beverly Hills, a graduate of New Mexico State University and got a M.F.A. from Stanford University. Bill was a talented actor, loving father and friend and is greatly missed. See full bio »

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 1998 Rough Draft
Officer Joe
 1997 Do Me a Favor
Gus
 1996 Dark Skies (TV Series)
Local Cop
- Moving Targets (1996) ... Local Cop
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Sam
- The Nutty Confessor (1996) ... Sam
 1995 Wings (TV Series)
Thurmon
- Death Becomes Him (1995) ... Thurmon
 1995 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Minister
- Goodbye Charley (1995) ... Minister
 1994-1995 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Judge David Johnson
- They Shoot Mothers, Don't They? (1995) ... Judge David Johnson
- And Justice for None (1994) ... Judge David Johnson
 1994 The George Carlin Show (TV Series)
Burke
- George Goes Too Far (1994) ... Burke
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Male Shapeshifter
- The Search: Part 2 (1994) ... Male Shapeshifter
 1994 Where Are My Children? (TV Movie)
Local Judge
 1994 When a Man Loves a Woman
Al-Anon Leader
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Sonny Red
- Hard Rock (1994) ... Sonny Red
 1994 Renegade (TV Series)
Sheriff Harry Ames
- Rabbit Redux (1994) ... Sheriff Harry Ames
 1993 Angel Falls (TV Series)
Sheriff Bailey
- Episode dated 30 September 1993 (1993) ... Sheriff Bailey
 1993 Take My Breath Away (Short)
Warden
 1993 Bodies of Evidence (TV Series)
Sheriff E.J. Clark
- Trial by Fire (1993) ... Sheriff E.J. Clark
 1993 Born Yesterday
Sen. Kelley
 1992 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Dean Hanes
- The Green Bay Chopper (1992) ... Dean Hanes
 1992 Little Sister
Dad
 1992 Death Becomes Her
Mr. Franklin
 1992 Cool World
Cop
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie)
Samuel Bowman
 1991 The Rocketeer
Government Liaison
 1990 Lifestories (TV Series)
Malkovich
- Don Chapin (1990) ... Malkovich
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Mr. Furber
- Pretty Girl (1990) ... Mr. Furber
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mr. Colbert
- The Secret (1990) ... Mr. Colbert
 1990 Family of Spies (TV Movie)
Adm. Tully
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Purist Leader
- Alien Nation (1989) ... Purist Leader
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Elpy
- American Nuclear (1989) ... Mr. Elpy
 1989 I Know My First Name Is Steven (TV Movie)
Judge Sabraw
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Movie)
Judge
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Man in Bar
- Kyle (1989) ... Man in Bar
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Beale
- Words to Live By (1989) ... Beale
 1986-1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Josh Sanders / Ralph Bankson
- Partners (1989) ... Josh Sanders
- Saturday Night Special (1986) ... Ralph Bankson
 1988 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Deeks
- No More Mr. Nice Guy (1988) ... Deeks
 1988 War Party
The Governor
 1988 Defense Play
General Phillips
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Father
- Night Business (1988) ... Father
 1988 The Slap Maxwell Story (TV Series)
Brett Rathborne
- Episode #1.14 (1988) ... Brett Rathborne
 1987 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Rev. Bailey (segment "The Junction")
- The Card/The Junction (1987) ... Rev. Bailey (segment "The Junction")
 1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- You Again? (1987)
 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Mr. Lowell
- Normal People (1987) ... Mr. Lowell
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Longstan
- Body Shot (1987) ... Longstan
 1987 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Lester Herdman
- Have It Mama's Way (1987) ... Lester Herdman
 1986 Blue de Ville (TV Movie)
President Fryborg
 1986 Easy Street (TV Series)
Veterinarian
- Comes a Horse (1986) ... Veterinarian
 1986 Invaders from Mars
Ed, Heather's father
 1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Cry (1986) ... Bartender
 1986 Dallas: The Early Years (TV Movie)
Newman
 1986 Crossings (TV Mini-Series)
Kurt Bauer
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Barney
- Target MacGyver (1985) ... Barney
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Frank Willard
- Corn Fed Steele (1985) ... Frank Willard
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Mayor
- Mummy Daddy (1985) ... Mayor
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Uri
- Game of Hearts: Part 2 (1985) ... Uri
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
Tom Reader
- Walk, Don't Wheel (1985) ... Tom Reader
 1985 Alamo Bay
Mac
 1984 Flashpoint
Lacy
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Corrections Officer
- Eva's Brawn (1984) ... Corrections Officer
 1984 Why Me? (TV Movie)
Dental Corps Doctor
 1983 The A-Team (TV Series)
Man at Water Pumping Station / Neil Sullivan
- Water, Water Everywhere (1983) ... Man at Water Pumping Station
- Black Day at Bad Rock (1983) ... Neil Sullivan
 1981 Pennies from Heaven
Pool Player
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Chet Kanaby
- The Best Desk Scenario (1981) ... Chet Kanaby
 1980 Inside Moves
Fryer
 1980 This Year's Blonde (TV Movie)
John Huston
 1978 Foul Play
Whitey Jackson
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