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Don Francks (Donald Harvey Francks)

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Biography

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist, author and peace activist to his many lists of accomplishments. He grew up quite adept at athletics (soccer, lacrosse and rugby) and performed in vaudeville and in summer stock shows before relocating to Toronto. On stage from age 11, he landed an early job singing on the radio, then moved into television in 1954. Read more...

Actor

Character: Woody Mahoney

Finian's Rainbow 1968

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Character: Grimaldi / Co-Pilot / Barbarian

Heavy Metal 1981

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Character: Chief Jake Newby

My Bloody Valentine 1981

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Character: Chinawsky

My Name Is Tanino 2002

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Character: Reverend Doctor Garshwin

Seasons of Love 1999

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Character: Harrison Withers

Harriet the Spy 1996

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Character: Jerome Kirkland

Madonna: Innocence Lost 1994

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Character: Maitland Burns

Paint Cans 1994

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Character: Royland

The Diviners 1993

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Character: Sol Chamberlain

Married to It 1991

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Character: Carl Hooker

The Big Town 1987

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Character: Chauncy Rand

Terminal Choice 1985

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Character: Dr. Surprise

Bogus 1996

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Character: Bayliss Hatcher

Summer of the Monkeys 1998

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Character: Chief Michael Bear

The Minion 1998

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Character: Zal Adamchyk

Mr. Music 1998

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Character: Lou Matlin

First Degree 1995

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Character: Alan Ames

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Artie King

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 1964

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Character: T. Wiggett Jones

The Wild Wild West 1965

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Character: Himself - Guest Jazz Group Performer

Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine 1962

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Character: Major Alex Denesch

Mission: Impossible 1966

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Character: Deut Boggs

Fish Hawk 1979

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Character: Noah Fletcher

Lancer 1968

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Character: Wally

Iris 0

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Character: Barney G.

Firin' the Band 0

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Character: Stan Puck

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Character: Mr. Bigalky

Four's a Crowd 0

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Character: Skunk

Mr. Big 0

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