No photo available. Represent Joe Franklin? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,495 this week

Joe Franklin (I) (1926–2015)

Joe Franklin was born on March 9, 1926 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Fortgang. He was an actor, known for The Aristocrats (2005), Ghoul School (1990) and Ghostbusters (1984). He was married to Lois Meridan. He died on January 24, 2015 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

'Call of Duty' Revealed

The cast and creators of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare reveals some of the secrets behind their movie to Kevin Smith on the IMDb Yacht at San Diego Comic-Con.

Watch clips from IMDb's Live Show

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1133 people
created 06 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1481 people
created 13 Feb 2013
 
a list of 170 people
created 09 Feb 2014
 
a list of 117 people
created 12 Jan 2015
 
a list of 109 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joe Franklin's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

The Aristocrats
The Aristocrats Himself
(2005)
Ghoul School
Ghoul School Thanks
(1990)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Joe Franklin
(1984)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (8 credits)
 2009 The Mercy Man
Joe Franklin
 2007 Black Ribbon
Ted Richardson
 1993 The Troma System (Short)
Joe Franklin
 1987 Invisible Thread (TV Movie)
 1984 Ghostbusters
Joe Franklin
 1984 Broadway Danny Rose
Joe Franklin
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (46 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Encyclopedia of Comedians" See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's nice to be important, but it's even more important to be nice.

Trivia:

He also hosted a Sunday night old movie TV show: "When Movies Were Movies" on WOR TV Ch. 9 in New York City during the 1980s See more »

Nickname:

King of Nostalgia

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I saw him! gregbarnes
Personal Appearance by Joe Franklin SeanDD
MR. FRANKLIN TO APPEAR AT NYC MEMORABILIA SHOW 5/16/2010 FOR ALL INFO... jerryandana
rest in peace bbfrmrp
Discuss Joe Franklin on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page