Don Francks


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A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist, author and peace activist to his many lists of accomplishments. He grew up quite adept at athletics (soccer, lacrosse and rugby) and performed in vaudeville and in summer stock shows before relocating to Toronto. On stage from age 11, he landed an early job singing on the radio, then moved into television in 1954. While acting in both variety shows and dramas, he was also a writer and penned several documentaries and public affairs specials in both Toronto and Montreal. On the nightclub scene, Don was featured as a jazz vocalist, a DJ, a trombonist in a country western band and a member of a barbershop quartet called "Model-T Four".In the mid-1960s, he focused on small screen acting and racked up a number of rugged, adventurous guest-star turns on TV episodes of Verrückter wilder Westen (1965), Mannix (1967), Solo für O.N.K.E.L. (1964) and Kobra, übernehmen Sie (1966). A promising lead that could have led to stardom in the NBC series, Jericho (1966), was cut short when the show was bowled over by its ABC competition -- Batman (1966) -- and quickly canceled. He also appeared on- and off-Broadway, which included a stint with the musical, "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever".Don contributed one strapping co-starring turn in a big-budgeted musical film during his less-than-a-decade stay in Hollywood. As the robust "Woody Mahoney", he dallied with the likes of beguiling Petula Clark, who played his lady love in Der goldene Regenbogen (1968). Their enchanting and sensuous duet on "That Old Devil Moon" is only one of the film's highlights. The film was not successful, however, in launching Don's movie career.Afterwards, he moved his family to the Red Pheasant Indian Reserve, near North Battleford, Saskatchewan, and is an honorary Cree and named "Iron Buffalo". Since 1974, he has been living in Toronto with his wife, Lili Francks (Red Eagle), a member of the Plains Cree First Nation and also a dancer. Their children are voice artist and actress Cree Summer, best-known for her regular role on the TV sitcom, College Fieber (1987), and actor/songwriter Rainbow Sun Francks.In later years, Don gained some attention after being cast as "Walter", an arms expert, on the hit TV series, Nikita (1997). More recently, he traveled to Montreal for a part in the film, I'm Not There (2007), filmmaker Todd Haynes' meditative take on the famous singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Gary Brumburgh /

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Don Francks’s flixes, followed by Tubi TV compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Don Francks on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 1970 to 2018. See the full graphs of the number of Don Francks movies released per year from 1991 till 2018.

Top Genres

Don Francks works mostly in Animation Genre followed by Family Genre flixes. 33% of Don Francks movies are Animation Genre movies. See Top Genres that Don Francks worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Don Francks has worked on is 6.2.

6.2 / 10

Don Francks's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

La Femme Nikita (1997)

Aclandestine anti-terrorist organization fakes the death of a convicted murderer and trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job.

7.4/1060 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

An entertaining and educational show for children about cartoon animals living in a small town, and the friendship between a cat and an earthworm.

7.4/1030 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Starcom: The U.S. Space Force (1987)

This is a show about heroes, about exploration, conflict, adventure and excitement, set against the backdrop of the colonization of the Solar System.

7.2/1025 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (1993)

The adventures of the human survivors in a future dinosaur dominated world.

7/1030 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Inspector Gadget (1983)

A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.

6.7/1030 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Heavy Metal (1981)

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

6.6/1086 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Rock & Rule (1983)

A malevolent rock star kidnaps a singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon, and her band must help her stop him.

6.4/1077 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions".

6.2/1073 min

Available in 13 platform(s).