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Franklyn Seales (1952–1990)

Franklyn Seales was a stage and television actor best remembered for playing the finicky business manager Dexter Stuffins on the NBC sit-com "Silver Spoons." He also appeared in films, most notably as the real-life cop killer in "The Onion Field." One of eight children, Seales was born in 1952 on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. In 1960, Seales... See full bio »

Died:

(age 37) in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Known For

Silver Spoons
Silver Spoons Dexter Stuffins
(1983-1987)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
(1979)
Southern Comfort
(1981)
The Onion Field
The Onion Field Jimmy Lee 'Youngblood' Smith
(1979)

Filmography

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 1989 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1989 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
William Klein
- Episode #1.1281 (1989) ... William Klein
- Episode #1.1277 (1989) ... William Klein
- Episode #1.1276 (1989) ... William Klein
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Paco Bazos
- Fascination for the Flame (1988) ... Paco Bazos
 1986-1987 Amen (TV Series)
Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- The Twelve Songs of Christmas (1987) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Casting the First Stone (1987) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Your Christmas Show of Shows (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Maitre D'eacon (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Pilot (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
 1987 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Dr. Jerry Marquez
- This Is Your Life (1987) ... Dr. Jerry Marquez
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Crawford
- No Body's Perfect (1982) ... Crawford
- Phantom of the Hill (1982) ... Crawford
- A Hair of the Dog (1982) ... Crawford
 1981 Macbeth (Video)
Lennox
 1981 Southern Comfort
Simms
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Roman
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Crew Member
 1978 The Trial of the Moke (TV Movie)
Lt. Henry O. Flipper
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Servant to Cornwall
- King Lear (1974) ... Servant to Cornwall (as Frank Seales)

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Frank Seales
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I love color. I also love the rapidograph. I found that pen and really fell in love with it. It creates those lines that I want that segments the body... to treat the body not as an inhuman thing, but see if I could make something human out of something that was sort of angular. But mostly, I'm interested in a lot of color, a lot of vibrancy: nature! And, I'm not very interested in painting ... See more »

Trivia:

Best known on film as James Woods' cop-killing partner in "The Onion Field", in 1979. Best known on TV as the fussy, meticulous business manager Dexter Stuffins on "Silver Spoons," in the 1980s. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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