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Leo Franklyn (1897–1975)

Leo Franklyn was born on April 7, 1897 in London, England as Francis Leo Beare. He was an actor, known for Nothing Barred (1961), Splendid Fellows (1934) and Brian Rix Presents: Stand by Your Bedouin (1970). He was married to Mary Rigby (actress). He died on September 17, 1975 in London. See full bio »

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Known For

Nothing Barred
(1961)
Splendid Fellows
Splendid Fellows Thompson
(1934)
The Night We Got the Bird
The Night We Got the Bird Victor Sellars
(1961)

Filmography

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 1973-1974 Men of Affairs (TV Series)
Harry / The night porter
- Silver Threads (1974) ... Harry
- Near Miss (1973) ... The night porter
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Charley Trout / Snipe / Lord Potter / ...
- Madame Louise (1972) ... Charley Trout
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... Snipe
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... Lord Potter
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... Charles
- Will Any Gentleman? (1972) ... Dr. Smith
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Edgar
- The Piano (1971) ... Edgar
 1970 Brian Rix Presents: Stand by Your Bedouin (TV Movie)
Stan Charrington
 1968 Brian Rix Presents: Keep Your Wig On (TV Movie)
Mr. Peebles
 1967 Uproar in the House (TV Movie)
Bernard Lockwood
 1967 The Brian Rix Theatre of Laughter (TV Mini-Series)
James Hicks / Luke Chawkley
- Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? (1967) ... James Hicks
- Money for Jam (1967) ... Luke Chawkley
 1967 Stand by Your Bedouin (TV Movie)
Stan Charrington
 1967 Brian Rix Presents: Look After Lulu (TV Movie)
Gigot
 1966 One for the Pot (TV Movie)
Juggins
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: Good Old Summertime (TV Movie)
Wilf Pearson
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: To Dorothy, a Son (TV Movie)
Dr. Bell
 1965 Brian Rix Presents: The Brides of March (TV Movie)
Arthur Scudamore
 1963-1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Admiral Juddy / George Chuffer / Alfred Tubbe / ...
- Rookery Nook (1965) ... Admiral Juddy
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... George Chuffer
- Dry Rot (1964) ... Alfred Tubbe
- Chase Me Comrade! (1964) ... Hoskins
- One Wild Oat (1964) ... Charles
 1962-1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Arthur Bates / Mr. Haythorne / Jack Robinson / ...
- What a Chassis (1963) ... Arthur Bates
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Mr. Haythorne
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Jack Robinson
- Nose to Wheel (1962) ... Stan Waring
- Round the Bend (1962) ... Sam
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Bertram's Dad / Police Sgt Albert Blunt / Judge / ...
- Dial Rix #7: Skin Deep (1963) ... Bertram's Dad
- Brian Rix Presents #15: A Clear Case (1962) ... Police Sgt Albert Blunt
- One for the Pot (1962) ... Judge
- Brian Rix Presents #11: A Fair Cop (1961) ... Police Sergeant Albert Blunt
 1963 Brian Rix Presents: Caught Napping (TV Movie)
Henry
 1961 Brian Rix Presents: Will Any Gentleman (TV Movie)
Dr. Smith
 1961 Nothing Barred
Barger
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Victor Sellars
 1960 Brian Rix Presents: Boobs in the Wood (TV Movie)
Algernon Capone
 1960 And the Same to You
Rev. Sydney Mullett, Vicar
 1956-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Tutt / Wilf Pearson / Photographer / ...
- Brian Rix Presents #7: Beside the Seaside (1959) ... Wilf Pearson
- Brian Rix Presents #6: Nap Hand (1959) ... Photographer
- Brian Rix Presents #5: A Policeman's Lot (1959) ... Sgt. Albert Blunt
- Brian Rix Presents #4: A Cuckoo in the Nest (1958) ... Major George Bone
 1959 Make Mine a Double
B.R. Belling
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
George Chuffer
- Simple Spymen (1958) ... George Chuffer
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
The Innkeeper
- Point, Counter Point (1956) ... The Innkeeper
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack Forge
- Goodbye Jonah (1956) ... Jack Forge
 1951 The Passing Show (TV Series)
 1939 Come on George!
Bannerman's Trainer (uncredited)
 1938 I've Got a Horse
Joe
 1937 Keep Fit
Racing Tough
 1934 Splendid Fellows
Thompson (as Leo Franklin)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot's play, "Uproar in the House," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Brian Rix, Elspet Gray, and Derek Farr in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Leo Franklin
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Trivia:

British character actor who started his screen career in Australia. On stage from 1916, he appeared predominantly at London's West End in musical comedy and farces, including as a pantomime dame. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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