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Arthur Franz

Arthur Franz

  • Born on
    • February 29th, 1920
  • Died on
    • June 16th, 2006
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Arthur Franz (February 29, 1920 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey – June 17, 2006) was a B-movie actor whose most notable role was as Lieutenant, Junior Grade H. Paynter, Jr. in The Caine Mutiny. He also appeared in Roseanna McCoy (1949), Invaders from Mars (1953), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) and The Unholy Wife (1957), among others. In The Sniper (1952), he played a rare movie lead in the film's title role as a tormented killer. In addition to films, Franz was a familiar face on American television, appearing on dozen of television programs including Crossroads, Perry Mason, The F.B.I., The Mod Squad, Custer, The Virginian and Rawhide. Franz portrayed Congressman Charles A. Halleck in the 1974, made for TV film, The Missiles of October. Franz's last film role was in That Championship Season in 1982. Franz's interest in acting developed when he was a high school student. During World War II, Franz served as a B-24 Liberator navigator in the United States Army Air Forces. He was shot down over Romania and incarcerated in a POW camp, from which he escaped. Franz died in Oxnard, California at the age of 86 from emphysema and heart disease. Description above from the Wikipedia article Arthur Franz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (24 Credits)

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1982That Championship Season as Macken
1977The Amazing Howard Hughes as Barnes
1976Sisters of Death as Edmond ClybournWatch Free
1975The 'Human' Factor as Gen. Fuller
1971The Million Dollar Duck as Prosecutor (uncredited)
1968Anzio as Maj. Gen. Luke Howard
1966Alvarez Kelly as Capt. Towers
1964The Carpetbaggers as Morrissey
1959The Atomic Submarine as Richard "Reef" Holloway
1958Monster on the Campus as Donald Blake
1958The Young Lions as Lt. Green
1957Hellcats of the Navy as Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon (XO, USS Starfish)
1956Beyond a Reasonable Doubt as Bob Hale
1954The Caine Mutiny as Lt. JG H. Paynter Jr.
1953Invaders from Mars as Dr. Stuart Kelston
1953Bad for Each Other as Dr. Jim Crowley
1952The Sniper as Eddie Miller
1952Eight Iron Men as Carter
1952The Member of the Wedding as Jarvis Addams
1951Flight to Mars as Dr. Jim Barker
1951Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man as Tommy Nelson
1951Submarine Command as Lt. Arnie Carlson
1949Red Light as Jess Torno
1949Sands of Iwo Jima as Cpl. Robert C. Dunne / Narrator

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