Franklin Cover  American Actor

Current Status

Franklin Cover passed away on 5th Feb 2006 aged 77.


Franklin Cover was previously married to Mary Bradford Stone (1964 - 2006).

Franklin Cover had 2 children, Bradford and Susan.


Franklin Cover is a 77 year old American Actor. Born Franklin Edward Cover on 20th November, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, he is famous for The Jeffersons in a career that spans 1962–1999. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Franklin Cover is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Cleveland, Ohio, Male actors from New Jersey and 20th-century American male actors.


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Franklin Cover77 ScorpioActor
Mary Bradford Stone-




Almost Heroes1998Nicholas BurrMovie
Will & Grace1998Justice of the PeaceTV Show
New York Daze1995Professor SkaggsTV Show
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle1994TV Movie
ER1994Mr. ThurnhurstTV Show
Living Single1993Professor FletcherTV Show
Brain Donors1992DoctorMovie
Mad About You1992Yankee InfielderTV Show
Batman: The Animated Series1992General VreelandTV Show
Davis Rules1991CaptainTV Show
They Came from Outer Space1990Mr. RenickTV Show
Coach1989GunnarTV Show
Hothouse1988Sheriff Joe GatesTV Show
In the Heat of the Night1988Tommy VincentTV Show
Zits1988FBI ChiefMovie
Wall Street1987DanMovie
2271985Albert BlotchbinderTV Show
Who's the Boss?1984Mr. Campbell, Mr. KimballTV Show
A Woman Called Golda1982Hubert HumphreyTV Movie
The Day the Bubble Burst1982Herbert HooverTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Marvin BrownTV Show
The Stepford Wives1975Ed WimpirisMovie
The Jeffersons1975Tom WillisTV Show
Change at 125th Street1974TV Movie
The Connection1973Lee HarrisTV Movie
Between Time and Timbuktu1972Col. Donald 'Tex' PirandelloTV Movie
Short Walk to Daylight1972ConductorTV Movie
All in the Family1971Tom WillisTV Show
Columbo1971Harry JenkinsTV Show
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968Medical Expert (uncredited)Movie
N.Y.P.D.1967Pepper, The CaptainTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966Police OfficerTV Show
Mirage1965Group Leader (as Franklin E. Cover)Movie
Naked City1958SteelworkerTV Show
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    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...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    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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