Franklin Cover

Franklin Cover

Highest Rated: 100% Mirage (1965)

Lowest Rated: 78% Wall Street (1987)

Birthday: Nov 20, 1928

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Franklin Cover was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cover began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Gregory Peck suspenseful mystery "Mirage" (1965), the George Peppard comedic adaptation "What's So Bad About Feeling Good?" (1968) and the Katharine Ross horror flick "The Stepford Wives" (1975). He had a part on the television special "Change at 125th Street" (CBS, 1973-74). He also starred in the TV movies "Short Walk to Daylight" (ABC, 1972-73) and "The Connection" (ABC, 1972-73). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the crime flick "Wall Street" (1987) with Michael Douglas and the action picture "Spy Trap" (1988) with Jason Kristofer. He also landed a role in the miniseries "A Woman Called Golda" (1981-82). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Day the Bubble Burst" (NBC, 1981-82). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles on "Living Single" (1992-98), "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009) and "New York Daze" (Fox, 1995-96). He also was featured in the TV movie "A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle" (NBC, 1993-94). Cover last appeared on "TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcoms 4" (Fox, 1999-2000). Cover passed away in February 2006 at the age of 78.

Highest rated movies

Wall Street



No Score Yet No Score Yet Columbo: A Trace of Murder Harry Jenkins (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zits FBI Chief (Character) - 1988
78% 81% Wall Street Dan (Character) $41.3M 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Day the Bubble Burst Herbert Hoover (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 100% Short Walk to Daylight Conductor (Character) - 1972
100% 76% Mirage Tour Group Leader (Character) - 1965


No Score Yet 88% Will & Grace Justice of the Peace (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet 87% Mad About You Yankee Infielder (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet 75% Columbo Harry Jenkins (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Something Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet 0% Who's the Boss? Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Tom Willis (Character) 1975-1985