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Franklin Ojeda Smith


Born on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, Franklin and his siblings joined their mother in the 'Fort Apache' section of the South Bronx in 1954. A native Gullah speaker, Franklin says, "my dialect was so rich that I was put into classes with students who only spoke Spanish and the teacher spoke neither." Early on he met life long friends and was ... See full bio »

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 2014 Outliving Emily (post-production)
Minister
 2014 More Than (Short) (completed)
 2013 Juliette Fairley's Mulatto Diaries (Short) (completed)
Fred Alsten
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Boatman
- The Decembrist (No. 12) (2014) ... Boatman
 2014 Myra's Angel
Mr. James
 2014 A Little Game
Mel
 2014 Pacing the Cage
Psychic
 2013/IV Inside (Short)
Pete
 2013 Juliette Fairley's Diary of a Mulatto Bride (Short)
Older Fred Alsten
 2013 McCanick
Julius
 2013 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Frank
- Hammertime (2013) ... Frank
- Can of Worms (2013) ... Frank
 2013 Patric
John Reynolds
 2012/I Letting Go
Therapist
 2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Joe
- Handle Your Scandal (2012) ... Joe
 2011 Humdinger
Harry
 2011 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Jamie
- Vows (2011) ... Jamie
 2011 Gowanus 83 (Short)
Mr. Perkins
 2010 A Magic Helmet (Short)
Greaser 2
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms
Homeless man
 2010 Cost of a Soul
Jackie
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
Wolf
 2009 The Undying
Henry
 2009 Cayman Went
Aniston Turnkey
 2009 Brothers Incorporated (Short)
Sam Christenson
 2008 Soul Men
Impersonator / Isaac Hayes (voice, uncredited)
 2008 Lemur Kingdom (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lost But Not Forgotten (2008) ... Narrator
- The Royal Family (2008) ... Narrator
- Extra Mouths to Feed (2008) ... Narrator
- Family Ties (2008) ... Narrator
- Cycle of Life (2008) ... Narrator
 2008 Oak Creek Falls (Short)
Old David Johnson
 2006 The Wire (TV Series)
Minister
- A New Day (2006) ... Minister
- Misgivings (2006) ... Minister
 2006 Rounding Third (Short)
Roberto
 2006 Invincible
Les
 2006 My Brother
Older Gentleman - Liberian Estate
 2006/II Collision (Short)
Zeke
 2006 My African Giraffe (Short)
Busdriver
 2005 The Face of the Earth (Short)
Homeless Prophet
 2005 Swim Test (Short)
Father
 2005 The Agent (Video)
Sammy
 2005 W.M.D. (Short)
Secretary / General
 2004 Last Call (Short)
Man flirting
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Badlands (2004) ... Old Man
 2004 Bottom Out
Soldier
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Reverend Charles
- D.A.W. (2004) ... Reverend Charles
 2004 Unknown Soldier
Homeless Man
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Judge Alastair Hopkins
- Blind Faith (2003) ... Judge Alastair Hopkins
 2003 Addiction
Homeless Man
 2002 Emmett's Mark
Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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