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James Grover Franciscus

Birthplace: Clayton, St Louis, MO, USA
Death: Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Allen Franciscus and Charlotte Lorraine Franciscus

Occupation: actor
Managed by: stanley w. duke, jr.
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About James Franciscus

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.

Personal life

On March 28, 1960, Franciscus married Kathleen "Kitty" Wellman, the daughter of film director William A. Wellman. They had four children — Jamie, Kellie, Korie, and Jolie. After his divorce from Kathleen, he married the former Carla Ankney in 1980. They were still married at the time of Franciscus' death in 1991 from emphysema in North Hollywood, California, at age 57.


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James Franciscus's Timeline

January 31, 1934
Clayton, St Louis, MO, USA
July 8, 1991
Age 57
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA