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Arthur Franz

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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Born:
Feb 29, 1920 In Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
90
First Appeared:
In the movie Jungle Patrol 1948-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Sisters of Death 1976-04-18
Known For
Poster of Legend of Loch Ness
Poster of World of Giants
Poster of The Flame Barrier
Poster of New Orleans Uncensored
Filmography

Sisters of Death (1976)

Horror Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Edmond Clybourn
5.7 3 votes

Legend of Loch Ness (1976)

Movie
as Narrator
5 1 votes

The 'Human' Factor (1975)

Action Thriller Foreign
Movie
as Gen. Fuller
6.6 4 votes

Murder or Mercy (1974)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Dr. Raymond Eckworth

Police Story (1973)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.8 4 votes

The Waltons (1972)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.7 18 votes

The Rookies (1972)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

Cannon (1971)

Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
5 5 votes

Primus (1971)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Dream No Evil (1970)

Horror
Movie
as John
1 1 votes

McCloud (1970)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 11 votes

Anzio (1968)

Action Drama War
Movie
as Maj. Gen. Luke Howard
5.5 12 votes

The Sweet Ride (1968)

Drama
Movie
as Army Psychiatrist
5 2 votes

Land of the Giants (1968)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
5.8 6 votes

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.6 18 votes

Lancer (1968)

Western
Series
as Unknown
0.5 1 votes

The Mod Squad (1968)

Action Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.6 5 votes

The Outcasts (1968)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Custer (1967)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 1 votes

Mannix (1967)

Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.8 10 votes

Tarzan (1966)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
4 2 votes

Alvarez Kelly (1966)

Action War Western
Movie
as Capt. Towers
6.1 8 votes

Mission: Impossible (1966)

Action & Adventure Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.2 33 votes

The F.B.I. (1965)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
3.8 6 votes

The Bing Crosby Show (1964)

Series
as Unknown

The Carpetbaggers (1964)

Drama
Movie
as Morrissey
4.5 3 votes

Profiles in Courage (1964)

War & Politics Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Fugitive (1963)

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.9 11 votes

Mr. Novak (1963)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

The Virginian (1962)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 1 votes

Ichabod and Me (1961)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Checkmate (1960)

Mystery
Series
as Unknown

World of Giants (1959)

Series

Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959)

Mystery Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Rawhide (1959)

Western
Series
as Unknown
7.7 9 votes

The Atomic Submarine (1959)

Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Cmdr. Richard 'Reef' Holloway
5.9 7 votes

Men into Space (1959)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

The Alaskans (1959)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Hawaiian Eye (1959)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Bourbon Street Beat (1959)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Young Lions (1958)

Action Drama War
Movie
as Lt. Green
6.1 18 votes

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958)

Western
Series
as Unknown
7.6 7 votes

The Flame Barrier (1958)

Science Fiction
Movie
as Dave Hollister
5 1 votes

77 Sunset Strip (1958)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
7.8 6 votes

Monster on the Campus (1958)

Horror Science Fiction
Movie
as Donald Blake
5.8 9 votes

Hellcats of the Navy (1957)

War Drama Thriller
Movie
as Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon (XO, USS Starfish)
4.5 1 votes

The Unholy Wife (1957)

Thriller
Movie
as Father Stephen Hochen
4 2 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.8 21 votes

Back from the Dead (1957)

Horror
Movie
as Dick Anthony
5 2 votes

The Devil's Hairpin (1957)

Action Drama
Movie
as Danny Rhinegold

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1956)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Bob Hale
6.9 19 votes

Running Target (1956)

Crime Romance Western
Movie
as Scott
6 1 votes

The Wild Party (1956)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Lt. Arthur Mitchell

New Orleans Uncensored (1955)

Thriller Crime Drama
Movie
as Dan Corbett

Battle Taxi (1955)

Movie
as Lt. Pete Stacey

The Millionaire (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 2 votes

Gunsmoke (1955)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.5 17 votes

Bobby Ware Is Missing (1955)

Crime Drama
Movie
as George Ware
7 1 votes

The 20th Century Fox Hour (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Drama War
Movie
as Lt. JG H. Paynter Jr.
7.2 73 votes

The Whistler (1954)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown

The Steel Cage (1954)

Drama
Movie
as Chaplain Harvey, segment "The Face"

Climax! (1954)

Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

Invaders from Mars (1953)

Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Dr. Stuart Kelston
6 47 votes

Flight Nurse (1953)

War Drama Romance
Movie
as Capt. Mike Barnes
6 1 votes

Bad for Each Other (1953)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. Jim Crowley
5 3 votes

The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)

Music Drama
Movie
as Harry Harris

Cavalcade of America (1952)

Series
as Unknown

Submarine Command (1952)

War Drama
Movie
as Lt. Arnie Carlson
5.1 4 votes

The Sniper (1952)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Edward "Eddie" Miller
6.7 10 votes

This Is Your Life (1952)

Documentary Reality
Series
as Unknown
7.7 3 votes

Omnibus (1952)

Series
as Unknown

The Member of the Wedding (1952)

Drama
Movie
as Jarvis Addams
5.6 7 votes

Eight Iron Men (1952)

Drama War
Movie
as Carter
10 1 votes

Strictly Dishonorable (1951)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Henry Greene

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Comedy Horror
Movie
as Tommy Nelson
7.2 16 votes

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Flight to Mars (1951)

Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Dr. Jim Barker
4.4 5 votes

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Tarnished (1950)

Crime Action Adventure
Movie
as Bud Dolliver
5.5 1 votes

Three Secrets (1950)

Drama
Movie
as Paul Radin
5.5 3 votes

Red Stallion In The Rockies (1949)

Adventure Western
Movie
as Thad Avery

Red Light (1949)

Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Capt. Jess Torno (Chaplain
5.4 5 votes

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

Action Drama History War
Movie
as Cpl. Robert Dunne / Narrator
6.3 25 votes

Roseanna McCoy (1949)

Drama
Movie
as Thad Wilkins

Jungle Patrol (1948)

War
Movie
as Lt. 'Mace' Willard

Westinghouse Studio One (1948)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

Drama
Series
as Unknown