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Steve Franken

Steve FrankenAKA Stephen Robert Franken

Born: 27-May-1932
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 24-Aug-2012
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. on Dobie Gillis

Claimed correctly that his role in Dobie Gillis as Chatsworth, a prissy, rich spoiled brat (with homosexual overtones), typecast him and ruined his career. A shame, because Franken was a good actor. In 1963 he joined the cast of The Lieutenant, but was replaced by Joe Penny after five episodes.

Father: (Hollywood press agent)
Wife: Jean (until his death, three daughters)

    TELEVISION
    Spawn Voices (1997-99)
    Tom, Dick and Mary Dr. Dick Moran (1964-65)
    The Lieutenant Lt. Samwell Panosian (1963)
    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (1959-63)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Angels & Demons (7-May-2009)
    The Trumpet of the Swan (1-Mar-2001) [VOICE]
    Dead Sexy (2001)
    Agent Red (13-Sep-2000)
    Dish Dogs (29-Aug-2000)
    Nurse Betty (11-May-2000) · Administrator
    Extreme Limits (2000)
    The Omega Code (15-Oct-1999)
    Restraining Order (30-Apr-1999)
    The Pandora Project (1998)
    Transylvania Twist (Oct-1989)
    Freeway (2-Sep-1988)
    Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (21-Feb-1988)
    Can't Buy Me Love (14-Aug-1987)
    On Wings of Eagles (18-May-1986)
    High School USA (16-Oct-1983)
    Curse of the Pink Panther (13-Aug-1983) · The Drunk
    The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (8-Aug-1980)
    There Goes the Bride (Jul-1980)
    Hardly Working (31-Jan-1980)
    The North Avenue Irregulars (9-Feb-1979)
    Avalanche (30-Aug-1978)
    Ants (2-Dec-1977)
    The Missouri Breaks (19-May-1976) · The Lonesome Kid
    I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? (Dec-1975)
    Murder on Flight 502 (21-Nov-1975)
    The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (29-Oct-1975)
    Westworld (21-Nov-1973) · Technician
    The Stranger (26-Feb-1973)
    The Voyage of the Yes (16-Jan-1973)
    Every Man Needs One (13-Dec-1972)
    Which Way to the Front? (Jul-1970)
    Number One (21-Aug-1969)
    Angel in My Pocket (2-Apr-1969)
    Panic in the City (Oct-1968)
    The Party (4-Apr-1968)
    Follow Me, Boys! (24-Aug-1966)
    Wild Wild Winter (5-Jan-1966)
    The Time Travelers (29-Oct-1964)
    The Americanization of Emily (27-Oct-1964) · Young Sailor
    Cop Hater (1-Oct-1958) · Boy in Lineup


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