Arthur Franz

Place of birth:
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA:
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.


Sisters of Death (1976)
as Edmond Clybourn
Legend of Loch Ness (1976)
as Narrator
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
as Gen. Fuller
Murder or Mercy (1974)
as Dr. Raymond Eckworth
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
as Prosecutor (uncredited)
Dream No Evil (1970)
as John
Lo sbarco di Anzio (1968)
as Maj. Gen. Luke Howard
The Sweet Ride (1968)
as Army Psychiatrist
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
as Capt. Towers
The Carpetbaggers (1964)
as Morrissey
The Atomic Submarine (1959)
as Richard "Reef" Holloway
Monster on the Campus (1958)
as Donald Blake
The Young Lions (1958)
as Lt. Green
The Flame Barrier (1958)
as Dave Hollister
The Devil's Hairpin (1957)
as Danny Rhinegold
Back from the Dead (1957)
as Dick Anthony
The Unholy Wife (1957)
as Father Stephen Hochen
Hellcats of the Navy (1957)
as Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon (XO, USS Starfish)
The Wild Party (1956)
as Lt. Arthur Mitchell
Running Target (1956)
as Scott
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
as Bob Hale
Once to Every Woman (1956)
as David
Bobby Ware Is Missing (1955)
as George Ware
New Orleans Uncensored (1955)
as Dan Corbett
Battle Taxi (1955)
as Lt. Pete Stacey
The Steel Cage (1954)
as Chaplain Harvey, segment "The Face"
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
as Lt. JG H. Paynter Jr.
The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)
as Harry Harris
Bad for Each Other (1953)
as Dr. Jim Crowley
Flight Nurse (1953)
as Capt. Mike Barnes
Invaders from Mars (1953)
as Dr. Stuart Kelston
The Member of the Wedding (1952)
as Jarvis Addams
Eight Iron Men (1952)
as Carter
The Sniper (1952)
as Edward "Eddie" Miller
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (1952)
as Phil Young
Submarine Command (1952)
as Lt. Arnie Carlson
Flight to Mars (1951)
as Dr. Jim Barker
Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
as Henry Greene
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
as Tommy Nelson
Three Secrets (1950)
as Paul Radin
Tarnished (1950)
as Bud Dolliver
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
as Cpl. Robert Dunne / Narrator
Roseanna McCoy (1949)
as Thad Wilkins
Red Light (1949)
as Jess Torno
Red Stallion In The Rockies (1949)
as Thad Avery
Jungle Patrol (1948)
as Lt. 'Mace' Willard © 2020

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