Joe Franklin

Joe Franklin

  • Born on
    • March 9th, 1926
  • Died on
    • January 24th, 2015
Joe Franklin, born Joseph Fortgang, was an American radio and television host personality, author and actor from New York City. His television series debuted in January 1951 on WJZ-TV, moving to WOR-TV in 1962, remaining there until 1993, one of the longest running uninterrupted careers in broadcasting history.


Acting (2 Credits)

199129th Street as Joe Franklin
1984Broadway Danny Rose as Joe Franklin

Himself (5 Credits)

2005The Aristocrats as Himself
2002Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) as Himself
1999Terror Firmer as Himself
1990Ghoul School as Himself
1984Ghostbusters as Self

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