Carl Franklin Overview

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Born: April 11, 1949

Born in Richmond, California, Franklin studied history and dramatic arts at UC Berkeley. After spending the next few years as a television actor, landing steady work on the small screen with numerous guest shots, roles in TV movies, miniseries and busted pilots and stints as a regular on several unsuccessful series, he returned to school and received his master's degree in directing at the American Film Institute. Impressed with his thesis film, Punk (1986), which was a portrait of a black... See All


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