Frederic Franklin (1914–2013)

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Frederic Franklin was born on June 13, 1914 in Liverpool, England. He is known for his work on Great Performances: Dance in America (1976), The Gay Parisian (1941) and The Bell Telephone Hour (1959). He died on May 4, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Gay Parisian The Baron
The Bell Telephone Hour Additional Crew


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 2005 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
Wolfgang, the Tutor
- 'Swan Lake' with American Ballet Theatre (2005) ... Wolfgang, the Tutor
 1952 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series)
- Gianni Schicchi (1952) ... Dancer
 1950 Your Show of Shows (TV Series)
 1942 Spanish Fiesta (Short)
 1941 The Gay Parisian (Short)
The Baron
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 1987 Creole Giselle (TV Movie) (director: stage production)
 1961 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Salute to Autumn (1961) ... (choreographer)
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 2012 Never Stand Still (Documentary)
 2009 For Art's Sake: The Story of Ballets Russes (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Dancer: Ballets Russe de Monte Carlo
 2007 Do Not Go Gently (Documentary)
 2006 HARDtalk Extra (TV Series)
- Frederic Franklin (2006) ... Self
 2005 God Given Gift (Documentary)
 2005 Ballets Russes (Documentary)
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series)
Self - Dancer (segment "The Art of Choreography")
- The Art of Choreography (1956) ... Self - Dancer (segment "The Art of Choreography")
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Self - Ballet Dancer
- Episode #5.1 (1954) ... Self - Ballet Dancer
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 2014 Mia, a Dancer's Journey (TV Movie documentary)

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He performed in the ballet, 'Serenade," in the Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo production at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City with Marie-Jeanne and Igor Youskevitch in the cast. Jean Lurcat was costume designer. See more »

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He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to ballet in the Diplomatic Service and Overseas List. See more »

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