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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(1981)
The Onion Field Jimmy Lee 'Youngblood' Smith
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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 Movie)
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 Lee 'Youngblood' Smith
 1978 The Trial of the Moke (TV Movie)
Lt. Henry O. 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" was unscripted and improvised. See more »

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