James Franciscus

James Franciscus
1934 - 1991

James Franciscus  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


James Franciscus was previously married to Kathleen 'Kitty' Wellman (1960) and Carla Franciscus.

James Franciscus was in a relationship with Jane Fonda (1956 - 1958).


American Actor James Franciscus was born James Grover Franciscus on 31st January, 1934 in Clayton, Missouri, USA and passed away on 8th Jul 1991 North Hollywood, California, USA aged 57. He is most remembered for Mr. Novak. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

James Franciscus was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Julie Adams in Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and Martine Beswick in Longstreet (1971).

James Franciscus is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and 1991 deaths.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 2 years - -
Married2 61 years, 7 months 30 years, 9 months -
Total3 61 years, 7 months 21 years, 2 months 2 years


First Name James
Last Name Franciscus
Full Name at Birth James Grover Franciscus
Alternative Name Jimmy, Goey
Age 57 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st January, 1934
Birthplace Clayton, Missouri, USA
Died 8th July, 1991
Place of Death North Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Emphysema
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mr. Novak
Year(s) Active 1957-1991, 1957–1985
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/410/000092134/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21491

James Grover Franciscus (January 31, 1934 – July 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for his roles in feature films and in four television series: Mr. Novak, The Naked City, The Investigators, and Longstreet.

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James Franciscus57 AquariusActor
Kathleen 'Kitty' Wellman79 PiscesActress
Jane Fonda83 SagittariusActress
Carla Franciscus-


Secret Weapons1985Colonel Victor KhudenkoTV Movie
Veliki transport1983John MasonMovie
Butterfly1982Moke BlueMovie
Great White1981Peter Benton (as James Francicus)Movie
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy1981John F. KennedyTV Movie
Nightkill1980Steve FultonMovie
When Time Ran Out...1980Bob SpanglerMovie
City on Fire1979JimboMovie
Concorde Affaire '791979Moses BrodyMovie
Killer Fish1979Paul DillerMovie
Good Guys Wear Black1978Conrad MorganMovie
The Greek Tycoon1978President James CassidyMovie
The Pirate1978Dick CarriageTV Movie
Puzzle1978Harry ScottTV Movie
Secrets of Three Hungry Wives1978Mark PowersTV Movie
The Amazing Dobermans1976LuckyMovie
One of My Wives Is Missing1976Daniel CorbanTV Movie
Hunter1976James HunterTV Show
The Man Inside1976RushTV Movie
The Dream Makers1975Sammy StoneTV Movie
The Trial of Chaplain Jensen1975Chaplain Andrew JensenTV Movie
Aloha Means Goodbye1974Dr. Lawrence MaddoxTV Movie
Jonathan Livingston Seagull1973Jonathan Livingston Seagull (voice)Movie
Doc Elliot1973Benjamin Elliot, Dr. Ben Elliot, Dr.. Benjamin R. ElliotTV Show
The 500 Pound Jerk1973Gil DavenportTV Movie
Under the Law: The Hitchhike1973NarratorShort Film
Circle of Fear1972Paul DoverTV Show
The Cat o' Nine Tails1971Carlo GiordaniMovie
Longstreet1971Mike LongstreetTV Show
Beneath the Planet of the Apes1970BrentMovie
Hell Boats1970Lt. Comdr. Jeffords, R.N.V.R.Movie
Night Slaves1970Clay HowardTV Movie
Marooned1969Clayton StoneMovie
The Great Sex War1969Movie
The Valley of Gwangi1969Tuck KirbyMovie
Trial Run1969Louis ColemanTV Movie
Snow Treasure19682nd Lt. H. KalaschMovie
Shadow Over Elveron1968Dr. Matthew TregaskisTV Movie
Judd for the Defense1967Father William ChitwoodTV Show
Seeds of Discovery1966Short Film
The F.B.I.1965Charles Burnett, Mitchell FlynnTV Show
Youngblood Hawke1964Arthur Youngblood HawkeMovie
12 O'Clock High1964Capt. Tom CarpenterTV Show
Miracle of the White Stallions1963Maj. HoffmanMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Larry MartinTV Show
Mr. Novak1963John NovakTV Show
Combat!1962Pfc. Charles HarrisTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Mike NorrisTV Show
The Outsider1961James SorensonMovie
Ben Casey1961John WickwareTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Stan FisherTV Show
The Americans1961Lt. HannonTV Show
The Investigators1961Russ AndrewsTV Show
I Passed for White1960Rick LeytonMovie
Insight1960The PsychiatristTV Show
Black Saddle1959Quinn JacksonTV Show
Hennesey1959WilliamsTV Show
Rawhide1959Andy NyeTV Show
The Deputy1959Billy Bart, William Emerson StanhopeTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Tom GroverTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Lt. MuellerTV Show
Naked City1958Det. Jimmy HalloranTV Show
The Rifleman1958Philip SimmonsTV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958Clay DarrowTV Show
The Mugger1958Eddie BaxterMovie
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Tom NelsonTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Joe BraddockTV Show
The Silent Service1957Lt. John R. BertrandTV Show
Wagon Train1957John ColterTV Show
Whirlybirds1957Jerry Lambert, Tom DrakeTV Show
Four Boys and a Gun1957Johnny DoyleMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Ben Kendall, William TyreTV Show
The Millionaire1955Tom DoaneTV Show
Father Knows Best1954Bill ShappardTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Bill TaylorTV Show
Death Valley Days1952Mike WardTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Brass, Johnny, NorstadTV Show
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Silglaba1270Silglaba1270Apr 19

I remember to have seen James Franciscus many years ago in a series where he played a wicked young man who tried to kill his aunt to get his money. I remember a detective suspected and interviewed him. In one accasion he locks his aunt into his car with the engine on, trying she smothers. I only remember the great end but perhaps someone doesn't want to know it (I won't be a spoiler). However I have searched in every place in the web and I can't find what series it was. Sure James was a guest star. I see many series don't have the cast or the plot in the web.- Silvia. Buenos Aires,

sndNov 21, 2009

5` 10½ (1.79 m), 170 lbs (77 kg)

tiabearJul 30, 2008

what was james franciscus height and weight

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