James Franciscus was an American actor who is better known for his roles in television series such as ‘The Investigators,’ ‘Longstreet,’ ‘The Naked City,’ and ‘Mr. Novak. He died at the age of 57, in the year 1991, in North Hollywood, California.
James was born James Grover Franciscus on 31 January, 1934 to Lorraine and John Allen Franciscus. He held American Nationality.
His father worked as a soldier during World War II from 1939-1945 but, unfortunately, his father died while in combat.
James enrolled at Yale University in New Haven and he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1957.
At the age of 57, James died in the year 1991, in North Hollywood, California. He was suffered from emphysema which is a type of of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which severely and progressively impairs the lungs of a patient with breathing problems characterized by poor airflow, shortness of breath, cough.
James was in a love with Jane Fonda who he met after his college graduation while working in a stock theater. However, she rejected him.
Later, he started dating to Kathleen Wellman, the daughter of film director William A. Wellman. Then, after dating for a month they married on the 28th day of March 1960. They had 4 daughters named Jamie, Kellie, Korie, and Jolie. However, they split up.
After his first marriage, he got married a second time to Carla Ankney in 1980. He was still married until the time of his death in 1991.
He earned an impressive amount of salary from his profession. However, his net worth and salary are not disclosed. His fortunate can be estimated $ million from his acting career.
Franciscus made his acting debut as the character Johnny Doyle in the film Four Boys and a Gun.
Moreover, his made his career with more roles in projects such as Snow Treasure (1968), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), The Dream Makers (1975), When Time Ran Out (1980), Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981), Secret Weapons (1985) and many others.
Some of his most notable works in TV series Longstreet (1971-1972) and Mr. Novak(1963 to 1965) and movies, The Naked City, and The Investigators.
Who is James Franciscus?
He was an American actor who is better known for his roles in television series such as ‘The Investigators,’ ‘Longstreet,’ ‘The Naked City,’ and ‘Mr. Novak. He died at the age of 57, in the year 1991, in North Hollywood, California.
179 cm or 5 feet 6 inches.