Franklin Cover

Franklin Cover
1928 - 2006

Franklin Cover  American Actor


Franklin Edward Cover (November 20, 1928 – February 5, 2006) was an American actor best known for starring in the sitcom The Jeffersons. His character, Tom Willis, was half of one of the first interracial marriages to be seen on prime-time television...

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Longest Relationship42 yrs, 1 mth
Shortest Relationship42 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length42 yrs, 1 mth
First Name Franklin
Middle Name Edward
Last Name Cover
Full Name at Birth Franklin Edward Cover
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th November, 1928
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died 5th February, 2006
Place of Death Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Jeffersons
Year(s) Active 1962–1999
Father Franklin Held Cover
Mother Britta Schreck
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Almost Heroes1998 Nicholas Burr Movie
Will & Grace1998 Justice of the Peace TV Show
New York Daze1995 Professor Skaggs TV Show
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle1994 TV Movie
ER1994 Mr. Thurnhurst TV Show
Living Single1993 Professor Fletcher TV Show
Brain Donors1992 Doctor Movie
Mad About You1992 Yankee Infielder TV Show
Batman: The Animated Series1992 General Vreeland TV Show
Davis Rules1991 Captain TV Show
They Came from Outer Space1990 Mr. Renick TV Show
Coach1989 Gunnar TV Show
Hothouse1988 Sheriff Joe Gates TV Show
In the Heat of the Night1988 Tommy Vincent TV Show
Zits1988 FBI Chief Movie
Wall Street1987 Dan Movie
2271985 Albert Blotchbinder TV Show
Who's the Boss?1984 Mr. Campbell, Mr. Kimball TV Show
A Woman Called Golda1982 Hubert Humphrey TV Movie
The Day the Bubble Burst1982 Herbert Hoover TV Movie
The Love Boat1977 Marvin Brown TV Show
The Stepford Wives1975 Ed Wimpiris Movie
The Jeffersons1975 Tom Willis TV Show
Change at 125th Street1974 TV Movie
The Connection1973 Lee Harris TV Movie
Between Time and Timbuktu1972 Col. Donald 'Tex' Pirandello TV Movie
Short Walk to Daylight1972 Conductor TV Movie
All in the Family1971 Tom Willis TV Show
Columbo1971 Harry Jenkins TV Show
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968 Medical Expert (uncredited) Movie
N.Y.P.D.1967 Pepper, The Captain TV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966 Police Officer TV Show
Mirage1965 Group Leader (as Franklin E. Cover) Movie
Naked City1958 Steelworker TV Show
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