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Gary Franklin (I) (1928–2007)

Gary Franklin was born on September 22, 1928 in Leipzig, Germany as Gary Peltz. He was an actor, known for An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997), Rollercoaster (1977) and Police Story (1973). He was married to Sylvia. He died on October 2, 2007 in Chatsworth, California, USA. See full bio »

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Rollercoaster
Rollercoaster Radio Reporter
(1977)
Police Story
Police Story Newsman Bill Heath
(1979)

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- A Cry for Justice (1979) ... Newsman Bill Heath
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I have always let my social conscience influence my criticism. People should be speaking out about the effects of movie violence, brutality and sexuality in the world, and I'm glad I've had the chance to make a tiny impact...That's how I'd like to be remembered. And perhaps for having saved [my viewers] a few bucks here and there. See more »

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Was born to a Jewish family in Leipzig, Germany. His family moved to the United States in 1938 to escape the Nazis, and changed their name from "Peltz" to Franklin. Before fleeing, Gary and his parents were beaten by the SS, resulting in depression and an extreme objection to violence in film. See more »

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