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Eduard Franz (1902–1983)


Born Eduard Franz Schmidt in Milwaukee, WI, this stern-faced character actor had originally planned to be a commercial artist, but a stint with a local theatrical troupe set him on the road to an acting career. In 1925 he moved to New York City and joined up with a Greenwich Village theatrical group. He returned to Wisconsin in the early 1930s and... See full bio »

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 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
Old Man (Segment #4)
 1980-1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Walter Hampel / Herb Whitley
- To Coin a Hart (1982) ... Walter Hampel
- Sixth Sense (1980) ... Herb Whitley
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Jafai
- The Visitor (1979) ... Jafai
 1979 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Ernie, Sr.
- The Tables Down at Ernie's (1979) ... Ernie, Sr.
 1978-1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Prof. David MacKinnon / Thomas Barlow
- The Spirit Is Willie (1979) ... Prof. David MacKinnon
- Invitation to Murder (1978) ... Thomas Barlow
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Ky
- The Pyramid (1978) ... Ky
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Leo Steiner
- Murder by Proxy (1975) ... Leo Steiner
 1975 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Grandfather Kinderman
- The Secret Life of T.K. Dearing (1975) ... Grandfather Kinderman
 1970-1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Ramon / Blue Eagle
- Crown of Thorns (1975) ... Ramon
- The Savage Image (1970) ... Blue Eagle
 1974 Panic on the 5:22 (TV Movie)
Jerome Hartford
 1956-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Judge Kendall / Amos Cartwright
- In Performance of Duty (1974) ... Judge Kendall
- Indian Scout (1956) ... Amos Cartwright
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Caldwell
- Judgement (1974) ... Caldwell
 1974 The Sex Symbol (TV Movie)
Otto Litsky (foreign theatrical version) (voice)
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
H.J. Swanson
- The Applicant (1974) ... H.J. Swanson
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series)
Whittaker
- The First Hurrah (1973) ... Whittaker
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Dr. Lewis
- Sometimes Tough Is Good (1973) ... Dr. Lewis
 1972 Assignment Vienna (TV Series)
Prof. Hayes
- The Last Target (1972) ... Prof. Hayes
 1971 Johnny Got His Gun
Col. / Gen. Tillery
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Gus
- The Fever (1970) ... Gus
 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
Dr. Konstantin Horvathy
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Scorpio Drop (1969) ... Mr. Johnson
 1966-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Rudolph Klahr / Gerald Salzman / Dr. Keeler
- Target of Interest (1969) ... Rudolph Klahr
- A Sleeper Wakes (1967) ... Gerald Salzman
- The Plague Merchant (1966) ... Dr. Keeler
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
- The Lost Hours (1969)
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
Dr. Harris
- Death Run (1969) ... Dr. Harris
 1967 The President's Analyst
Ethan Allan Cocket
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Premier Thor Halvorsen
- Summit Meeting: Part II (1967) ... Premier Thor Halvorsen
- Summit Meeting: Part I (1967) ... Premier Thor Halvorsen
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Adm. Sigfried von Kreuter
- Practice to Deceive (1966) ... Adm. Sigfried von Kreuter
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Edward Roland
- The Sharp Edge of Chivalry (1966) ... Edward Roland
 1966 Cyborg 2087
Prof. Sigmund Marx
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Dr. Joshua Macauley
- Macauley's Cure (1966) ... Dr. Joshua Macauley
 1965-1966 Insight (TV Series)
Fine
- The Hate Syndrome (1966) ... Fine
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Two Hawks
- One Spring Like Long Ago (1966) ... Two Hawks
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Judge Newman
- Any Benevolent Purpose (1965) ... Judge Newman
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Victor Seaton
- Murder in the First (1964) ... Victor Seaton
 1963-1964 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Dr. Edward Raymer
- My Hands Are Clean (1964) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
- I, the Dancer (1964) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
- Confounding Her Astronomers (1964) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
- Never Trouble Trouble, Till Trouble Troubles You (1964) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
- Glass Flowers Never Drop Petals (1964) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Edward Raymer
- For This Relief, Much Thanks (1963) ... Dr. Edward Raymer
 1962-1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Bert Jacobson
- Tissue of Hate (1963) ... Dr. Bert Jacobson
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Dr. Carl Lukins
- Whose Hand at My Throat? (1963) ... Dr. Carl Lukins
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Marius Angerville
- Marie, My Love (1963) ... Marius Angerville
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Terry Meade
- Child of Luxury (1962) ... Terry Meade
 1962 Beauty and the Beast
Orsini
 1957-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Hiram Winthrop / Dr. Rand
- The Hiram Winthrop Story (1962) ... Hiram Winthrop
- The Les Rand Story (1957) ... Dr. Rand
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Mayor Arnold Opel
- A Woman's Place (1962) ... Mayor Arnold Opel
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Rabbi
- Abel Duncan's Dying Wish (1962) ... Rabbi
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Herr Ludwig Donner
- Duke of Texas (1961) ... Herr Ludwig Donner
 1961 The Fiercest Heart
Hugo Baumon
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Gustave Helmer
- The Concert (1961) ... Gustave Helmer
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Aldrich
- Shock (1961) ... Dr. Paul Aldrich
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Thompson
- Call for Michael Shayne (1960) ... Dr. Thomas Thompson
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Jules Silberg
- The Test (1960) ... Jules Silberg
 1960 The Story of Ruth
Jehoam
 1953-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
R.S. Thomasek / David
- The Book of Silence (1960) ... R.S. Thomasek
- The Earring (1957) ... David
- Thirteen O'Clock (1953)
 1959-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Bayard Cole / Isaac Rankin
- A House Divided (1960) ... Bayard Cole
- Angels of Vengeance (1959) ... Isaac Rankin
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Rev. Travers
- Shower of Ashes (1959) ... Rev. Travers
 1959 The Miracle
Priest (uncredited)
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series)
Wilk
- Focus of Doom (1959) ... Wilk
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Cantor Morris Rabinowitz
- The Jazz Singer (1959) ... Cantor Morris Rabinowitz
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Father Mike Weathergay
- The Bay of the Dead (1959) ... Father Mike Weathergay
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Prisoner Anton Helg
- The Last Room (1959) ... Prisoner Anton Helg
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Prof. James King
- The Evil One (1959) ... Prof. James King
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- The Silent Night (1958)
 1958 A Certain Smile
M. Vallon
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
David Marcus
- The Peddler (1958) ... David Marcus
 1958 The Last of the Fast Guns
Padre Jose
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Burton Wheless
- The Dungeon (1958) ... Burton Wheless
 1955-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
John Castleberry / Prof. Randall
- The Honor System (1958) ... John Castleberry
- Moment of Triumph (1955) ... Prof. Randall
 1954-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Skinner / Dr. James Lifford
- Four Hours in White (1958) ... Dr. Skinner
 1958 Day of the Badman
Andrew Owens
 1958 Collector's Item (TV Movie)
 1957 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Dunn
- Beyond This Place (1957) ... Dunn
 1957 Man Afraid
Carl Simmons
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
George Mason
- The Subway (1957) ... George Mason
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
- Weekend Minister (1957)
 1955-1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Von Richter / Dr. Benson
- Operation Cicero (1956) ... Von Richter
- Man on the Ledge (1955) ... Dr. Benson
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
De Santre
- The De Santre Story (1956) ... De Santre
 1956 The Burning Hills
Jacob Lantz
 1956 Three for Jamie Dawn
Anton Karek
 1956 Casablanca (TV Series)
Ben Hassan
- The Alley (1956) ... Ben Hassan
 1953-1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Father Pierre / Emil
- The Last Confession (1955) ... Father Pierre
- Return to Alsace (1953) ... Emil
 1955 The Last Command
Lorenzo de Quesada
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Paul
- Tomorrow We'll Love (1955) ... Paul
 1955 White Feather
Chief Broken Hand
 1954 Sign of the Pagan
Astrologer
 1954 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Ed Emery
- The Case of the Man Outside (1954) ... Ed Emery
 1954 Broken Lance
Two Moons
 1954 Living It Up
Dr. Nassau (uncredited)
 1954 Beachhead
Bouchard, French Planter
 1953 Latin Lovers
Dr. Lionel Y. Newman
 1953 Dream Wife
Khan of Bukistan
 1953 Three Lives (Short)
 1952 The Jazz Singer
Cantor David Golding
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours
Phil Meisner
 1952 Because You're Mine
Albert Parkson Foster
 1952 One Minute to Zero
Dr. Gustav Engstrand
 1952 Shadow in the Sky
The Doctor
 1951 The Unknown Man
Andrew Jason 'Andy' Layford
 1951 The Great Caruso
Giulio Gatti-Casazza
 1950 The Goldbergs
Alexander 'Abie' Abel
 1950 The Du Pont Story
Eleuthère Irénée du Pont
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Dr. Heimer
 1950 The Vicious Years
Emilio Rossi
 1950 Francis
Col. Plepper
 1949 Whirlpool
Martin Avery
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll
Gottfried Steiner
 1949 Madame Bovary
Roualt
 1949 Outpost in Morocco
Emir of Bel-Rashad
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
Harmenszoon Van Schreeven
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Frederick Muller
 1948 The Iron Curtain
Maj. Semyon Kulin
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Cafe Crown (1942). Comedy. Written by Hy Kraft. Directed by Elia Kazan. Cort Theatre: 23 Jan 1942- 23 May 1942 (141 performances). Cast: Morris Carnovsky (as "David Cole"), Sam Jaffe (as "Hymie"), Jay Adler, Whit Bissell (as "Walter"), John Brone, Solen Burry, Jed Cogut, Eduard Franz, Michael Gorrin, Frank Gould, Mizzi Hajos [... See more »
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