Ivor Francis

Show Count: 35
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: October 26, 1918, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 22, 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA

Ivor Francis (October 26, 1918 – October 22, 1986) was a Canadian actor and acting teacher.

Francis was born in Toronto and began his acting career on the radio in Canada. He served in the Royal Air Force in the Second World War and then moved to the United States, where he played the son, Joe, in the radio program Ma Perkins.

Francis made several appearances on Broadway, in such plays as The Devil's Advocate, Gideon and J.B.. He also performed frequently in television, including an appearance on The Odd Couple, as Mr. Bengstrom, in the episode "A Grave for Felix". He also appeared in Hawaii Five-O, Dark Shadows, Bright Promise, Room 222, Dusty's Trail and General Hospital, which starred his daughter, Genie Francis.

His film debut came in 1964 in The Devil Walks. Francis also appeared in such films as I Love My Wife, The World's Greatest Athlete, Pieces of Dreams, The Steagle, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Busting, Alien Zone (previously called House of the Dead) and The North Avenue Irregulars.

He died in Sherman Oaks, California.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 29th October 1961
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Broadcast: 16th December 1956
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Broadcast: 6th May 1962
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Broadcast: 19th December 1957
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Broadcast: 7th October 1964
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Broadcast: 4th February 1962
Starring: Ivor Francis
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Broadcast: 4th March 1965
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Broadcast: 9th November 1964
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Broadcast: 1st October 1961
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Broadcast: October 28, 1964
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Broadcast: 12th September 1957
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Broadcast: December 31, 1961
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Broadcast: 19th June 1956
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Broadcast: 21st June 1965
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Broadcast: 2nd October 1964
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Broadcast: 4th June 1965
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Broadcast: January 25, 1965
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Broadcast: December 24, 1964
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