Franklin Cover

Franklin Cover
1928 - 2006

Franklin Cover  American Actor


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Franklin Cover was previously married to Mary Bradford Stone (1965 - 2006).


American Actor Franklin Cover was born Franklin Edward Cover on 20th November, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and passed away on 5th Feb 2006 Englewood, New Jersey, USA aged 77. He is most remembered for Tom Willis on The Jeffersons. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Franklin Cover was in an on-screen matchup with Roxie Roker in The Jeffersons (1975).

Franklin Cover is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Case Western Reserve University alumni.


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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
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Tom Willis on The Jeffersons
Year(s) Active 1962–1999, 1960–1999
Father Franklin Held Cover
Mother Britta Schreck

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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Franklin Cover77 ScorpioActor
Mary Bradford Stone-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BradfordMaleMary Bradford Stone
SusanFemaleMary 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
The Great Gatsby1974Senator Evans (uncredited)Movie
Change at 125th Street1974Mr. Murray (as Frank Cover)TV 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
All My Children1970Judge LernerTV Show
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968Medical Expert (uncredited)Movie
N.Y.P.D.1967Pepper, The CaptainTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966Police Officer, Police Officer CallahanTV Show
Mirage1965Group Leader (as Franklin E. Cover)Movie
Play of the Week1959TV Show
Naked City1958SteelworkerTV Show
The Secret Storm1954DoctorTV Show
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