Ivor Francis (Ivor Francis)

Ivor Francis

Actor. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he began his career as a radio voice actor before relocating to New York to perform on Broadway. Turning to films and television, he moved to California, made his screen debut in “Splendor in the Grass” (1961) and opened the Ivor Francis Actors Workshop in West Hollywood. His other film credits include “I Love My Wife” (1970), “The World’s Greatest Athlete” (1973), “Busting” (1974) and “Alien Zone” (1978). For television, he was a regular on countless shows such as “Dusty’s Trial”, “Room 222”, “Kojak”, “Mart Hartman, Mary Hartman”, “Fish” and “The Waltons”. He died of a stroke at age in Los Angeles, California and was also the father of actress Genie Frances. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)


  • October, 26, 1918
  • Canada


  • October, 10, 1986
  • USA


  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • California
  • USA

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