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Randall Franks

Actor/entertainer Randall Franks is best known as "Officer Randy Goode" from TV's "In the Heat of the Night," a role he performed on NBC and CBS from 1988-1993. He appeared for five years on NBC and CBS and now on WGN America and is seen in 150 countries around the world. The Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame member is designated the "Appalachian... See full bio »

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 2014/III Broken
Marv Headly
 2013 The Solomon Bunch (Video)
Edgar Albert
 2012 Lukewarm
Pastor John Keebley
 2012 Decision
Principal Foster
 2012 Lawless
Cornshuckers String Band Leader (uncredited)
 2009/I Vent (Short)
Barry Mcdaniels
 2009 Musical Theater of Hope (TV Movie)
Attorney Alvin Potter
 2002 Nowhere Road
 2001 The Flamingo Rising (TV Movie)
Officer Randy Kraft
 1999 Blue Valley Songbird (TV Movie)
Fiddler #2
 1989 No Holds Barred
Wealthy Wrestling Enthusiast (uncredited)
 1989 Desperate for Love (TV Movie)
High school chorus singer (uncredited)
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Randall Franks co-authored the award winning "Stirring Up Success with a Southern Flavor" with Shirley Smith for the non-profit Catoosa Citizens for Literacy in Ringgold, Ga. in 2003. The book featuring Franks celebrity friends favorite recipes raised close to over $27,000 for literacy efforts and won the W.G. Sutlive Trophy ... See more »

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Collective Soul lead vocalist Ed Roland engineered Randall Franks second career album "Building on Sand." Both appeared on the Georgy Awards on PBS in 2009 with a photo of the Franks, Roland and Third Day's Mac Powell being featured by Life. See more »

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