Arthur Franz

Highest Rated: 100% Sands of Iwo Jima (1950)
Lowest Rated: 29% The Carpetbaggers (1964)
Birthday: Feb 29, 1920
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Armed with extensive radio and stage credits, Arthur Franz made his first film appearance in 1948's Jungle Patrol. Franz has been prominently featured in a number of "fantastic" films: he played one-third of the title role in Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), and had leads in Flight to Mars (1952), Invaders From Mars (1953), and The Atomic Submarine (1960). He has also thrived in military characterizations in films like Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), Submarine Command (1951), and The Caine Mutiny (1954). His finest screen portrayal was as the psychopathic "hero" of Stanley Kramer's The Sniper (1952). Arthur Franz flourished as a character actor into the 1980s, retiring from films after appearing in That Championship Season (1982).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet New Orleans Uncensored Actor 2011
60% That Championship Season Macken 1982
33% The Human Factor Gen. Fuller 1979
No Score Yet Jennifer: A Woman's Story Dick Leonard 1979
No Score Yet The Amazing Howard Hughes Barnes 1977
No Score Yet Sisters of Death Edmond Clybourn 1976
No Score Yet Dream No Evil Actor 1975
No Score Yet Alvarez Kelly Capt. Towers 1966
29% The Carpetbaggers Morrissey 1964
No Score Yet The Atomic Submarine Lt. Cmdr. Richard 'Reef' Holloway 1959
No Score Yet Woman Obsessed Tom Sharron 1959
No Score Yet Monster on the Campus Prof. Donald Blake 1958
83% The Young Lions Lt. Green 1958
No Score Yet The Unholy Wife Rev. Stephen Hochen 1957
No Score Yet Hellcats of the Navy Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon 1957
71% Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Bob Hale 1956
No Score Yet Battle Taxi Lt. Pete Stacy 1955
92% The Caine Mutiny Lt. Paynter 1954
No Score Yet Bad for Each Other Dr. Jim Crowley 1953
82% Invaders from Mars Dr. Stuart Kelston / Narrator 1953
No Score Yet The Eddie Cantor Story Harry Harris 1953
91% The Member of the Wedding Jarvis 1952
No Score Yet Eight Iron Men Carter 1952
83% The Sniper Eddie Miller 1952
No Score Yet Flight to Mars Dr. Jim Barker 1951
No Score Yet Submarine Command (The Submarine Story) Lt. Carlson 1951
80% Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Tommy Nelson 1951
No Score Yet Strictly Dishonorable Henry Greene 1951
No Score Yet Three Secrets Paul Radin 1950
100% Sands of Iwo Jima Cpl. Robert Dunne/Narrator 1950
No Score Yet Roseanna McCoy Thad Wilkins 1949
No Score Yet Red Light Jess Torno 1949
No Score Yet The Doctor and the Girl Dr. Harvey L. Kenmore 1949


No Score Yet The Waltons
  • 1977
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
1st Minister Andre Picard Dr. Adler
  • 1972
  • 1970
No Score Yet The Fugitive
Bus Driver
  • 1965
No Score Yet Bonanza
Asa Moran
  • 1962
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
  • 1960
No Score Yet Rawhide
  • 1960


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