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Carl Franklin studied history and dramatic arts at UC Berkeley. After several years as a television actor with guest shots, roles in TV movies, miniseries, and appearing as a regular on a few unsuccessful series, he returned to school and received his master's degree in directing from the American Film Institute. He was then hired by Roger ... See full bio »

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Mothers & Sons (S5, Ep7)
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The Break Up (S3, Ep23)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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One False Move Director
(1992)
Out of Time Director
(2003)
(1995)
House of Cards Director
(2013-2014)

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 1991-1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Gil / Officer Robbins
- Tolerate Thy Neighbor (1991) ... Officer Robbins
 1992 In the Heat of Passion
Police Det. Rooker
 1990 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
Nick Fontenot
 1990 Full Fathom Five
Fletcher
 1989 Last Stand at Lang Mei
Sgt. T. Deveraux
 1988 Too Good to Be True (TV Movie)
 1987 ALF (TV Series)
Dr. Willoughby
- ALF's Special Christmas: Part 2 (1987) ... Dr. Willoughby
- ALF's Special Christmas: Part 1 (1987) ... Dr. Willoughby
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Father Phil
- Disengaged (1987) ... Father Phil
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie)
Lt. Danvers
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Lucious
- Das Blues (1986) ... Lucious
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Ray
- Requiem for Icarus (1985) ... Ray
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Andrew T. Wiley
- The Prodigal (1985) ... Andrew T. Wiley
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Owen Kessler
- Mothers & Sons (1985) ... Owen Kessler
 1983-1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Captain Crane
- Blood, Sweat, and Cheers (1985) ... Captain Crane
- Where Is the Monster When You Need Him? (1985) ... Captain Crane
- Judgement Day: Part 2 (1985) ... Captain Crane
- Judgement Day: Part 1 (1985) ... Captain Crane
- Incident at Crystal Lake (1985) ... Captain Crane
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Paul Cooper
- Murder Offshore (1985) ... Paul Cooper
 1983 One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (TV Movie)
Officer Lloyd Green
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Gary Rediford
- Deadly Protection (1982) ... Gary Rediford
 1981-1982 McClain's Law (TV Series)
Det. Cross
- The Last Hero (1982) ... Det. Cross
- From the Mouths of Babes (1982) ... Det. Cross
- Takeover (1982) ... Det. Cross
- Use of Deadly Force (1982) ... Det. Cross
- Green Light (1982) ... Det. Cross
 1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Milt Carmichael
- Streets (1980) ... Milt Carmichael
 1980 Joshua's World (TV Movie)
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Lonie
- A Few Good Men (1980) ... Lonie
 1975-1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Willie Evans / Mark Seagert
- Focus on Fear (1980) ... Willie Evans
- Flight to Danger (1975) ... Mark Seagert
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Steve
- Deadly Exposure (1979) ... Steve
 1979 The Legend of the Golden Gun (TV Movie)
Joshua Brown
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Roger Orloff
- Black Mirror (1978) ... Roger Orloff
 1978 Centennial (TV Mini Series)
Beckworth
- The Yellow Apron (1978) ... Beckworth
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Crosby
- Life and Death (1978) ... Crosby
 1978 Loose Change (TV Mini Series)
Ed Thomas
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Series)
Dr. Fred Walters
- The Innocent Prey (1977) ... Dr. Fred Walters
- Riddles (1977) ... Dr. Fred Walters
- Turnabout (1977) ... Dr. Fred Walters
- Funhouse (1977) ... Dr. Fred Walters
- An Act of Love (1977) ... Dr. Fred Walters
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Arthur Tannehill
- The Torch (1976) ... Arthur Tannehill
 1976 Visions (TV Series)
David Burrell
- Scenes from the Middle Class (1976) ... David Burrell
 1975-1976 Good Times (TV Series)
Larry Walters
- The Break Up (1976) ... Larry Walters
- Love in the Ghetto (1975) ... Larry Walters
 1974-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Garth Raymond / Wilson Haggarty
- To Still the Voice (1975) ... Garth Raymond
- A Killing in the Family (1974) ... Wilson Haggarty
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Mark Walters / Sgt. Mark Walters
- Assault on the Calavera (1975) ... Mark Walters
- The Assassin (1975) ... Mark Walters
- Counterfeit Killer (1975) ... Mark Walters
- The Patriots (1975) ... Mark Walters
- One Second to Doom (1975) ... Mark Walters
 1974 It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (TV Movie)
Hovey
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Dallam
- Flags of Terror (1974) ... Dallam
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Marvin (as Carl Mikal Franklin)
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Alternate Names:

Carl Mikal Franklin

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Meryl Streep in One True Thing (1998).

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