Franklyn Seales (1952–1990)


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Franklyn Seales was a stage and television actor best remembered for playing the finicky business manager Dexter Stuffins on the NBC sit-com "Silver Spoons." He also appeared in films, most notably as the real-life cop killer in "The Onion Field." One of eight children, Seales was born in 1952 on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. In 1960, Seales... See full bio »

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(age 37) in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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 1989 The Smurfs (TV Series)
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 1989 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
William Klein
- Episode #1.1281 (1989) ... William Klein
- Episode #1.1277 (1989) ... William Klein
- Episode #1.1276 (1989) ... William Klein
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Paco Bazos
- Fascination for the Flame (1988) ... Paco Bazos
 1986-1987 Amen (TV Series)
Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- The Twelve Songs of Christmas (1987) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Casting the First Stone (1987) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Your Christmas Show of Shows (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Maitre D'eacon (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
- Pilot (1986) ... Lorenzo Hollingsworth
 1987 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Dr. Jerry Marquez
- This Is Your Life (1987) ... Dr. Jerry Marquez
 1983-1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Dexter Stuffins / General Stuffins
- Let It Snow, Let It Snow (1987) ... Dexter Stuffins
- Edward's Big Adventure (1987) ... Dexter Stuffins
- Educating Rick (1987) ... Dexter Stuffins
- Pardon My French (1987) ... Dexter Stuffins (credit only)
- Thoroughly Modern Mildred (1987) ... Dexter Stuffins
 1983 The Taming of the Shrew (Video)
Petruchio
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Crawford
- No Body's Perfect (1982) ... Crawford
- Phantom of the Hill (1982) ... Crawford
- A Hair of the Dog (1982) ... Crawford
 1982 High Five (TV Short)
Wilson Porter
 1981 Macbeth (Video)
Lennox
 1981 Southern Comfort
Simms
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Roman
- Part III (1980) ... Roman
- Part II (1980) ... Roman
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Crew Member
 1979 The Onion Field
Jimmy Smith
 1978 The Trial of the Moke (TV Movie)
Henry Flipper
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Servant to Cornwall
- King Lear (1974) ... Servant to Cornwall (as Frank Seales)
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 1984 Silver Spoons (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Blazing Hotel Rooms (1984) ... (performer: "'O sole mio" - uncredited)
- A Hunting We Will Go (1984) ... (performer: "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)" - uncredited)
- The World's Greatest Father (1984) ... (performer: "Sweet Georgia Brown")

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I will like you to perceive my art as something of nature that can heal with its color, its movement and its simplicity. See more »

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His screaming during the murder in The Onion Field (1979) was unscripted and improvised. See more »

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