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Joseph Franz (I) (1884–1970)

Joseph Franz was born on October 12, 1884 in Utica, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Desperate Game (1926), The New Teacher (1922) and The Love Gambler (1922). He died on September 9, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The New Teacher Director
The Love Gambler Director


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 1939 Invitation to Happiness
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Timekeeper (uncredited)
 1936 College Holiday
Cop (uncredited)
 1934 Good Dame
Detective Scanlon (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1928 Easy Come, Easy Go
 1919 The Devil's Trail (as J.J. France)
 1919 The Mints of Hell
Sgt. Blake
 1919 The End of the Game
Hotel Clerk (as J.J. Franz)
 1919 Life's a Funny Proposition
Horace Pendleton
 1918 The Pretender
Percival Longstreet (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1915 The Law at Silver Camp (Short)
Kerns - the Stagecoach Driver (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1915 Gangsters of the Hills (Short)
Joe Gordon - an Ex-Convict (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1915 The Decree of Destiny (Short)
 1915 When Shadows Fall (Short)
 1915 Christmas at Lonesome Gulch (Short)
Joe - a Desperado
 1914 Her Birthday Present (Short)
 1914 Joe's Retribution (Short)
 1914 The Rustler Outwitted (Short)
The Rustler
 1914 The School Teacher at Angel Camp (Short)
Joe - the Bandit
 1914 The Circle of Gold (Short)
Joe - the Motion Picture Director
 1914 The Bandit of Devil's Gap (Short)
 1914 The Moccasin Print (Short)
 1914 Dolly's Deliverance (Short)
José - the Halfbreed (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Girl from Texas (Short)
1st Bad Man (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Scarecrow's Secret (Short)
The Rancher
 1914 In the Hollow of an Oak (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Four Days (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Man in the Attic (Short)
Joe - the Counterfeiter
 1914 A Rose of Yesterday (Short)
Joe - the Rejected Suitor
 1914 Cattle (Short)
Joe - Fred's Father
 1914 Under Arizona Skies (Short)
Joe - the Bandit
 1914 The Janitor's Son (Short)
Joe - the Crook
 1914 The Strange Signal (Short)
 1914 A Frontier Romance (Short)
Joe - the Actress's Husband (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Mind's Awakening (Short)
 1914 When Memory Recalls (Short)
The Outlaw
 1914 The Ranger's Reward (Short)
Smiling Joe - the Bandit
 1914 The Fight in Lonely Gulch (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914/II The Broken Barrier (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 On the Verge (Short)
 1914 The Gun Men of Plumas (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 His Dress Rehearsal (Short)
Joe - the Actor
 1914 The Girl and the Hobo (Short)
The Hobo's Pal
 1914 Brother for Brother (Short)
 1914 The Sheriff's Story (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Won by Wire (Short)
Edythe's Father (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Outlaw's Daughter (Short)
Edythe's Father - the Outlaw (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Runaway (Short)
 1914 Nugget Nell's Ward (Short)
 1914 Man's Best Friend (Short)
Joe - the Sheriff (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Poison (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Strange Evidence (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Girl Bandit (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Sheriff's Deputy (Short)
Bill Gavin - Edythe's Father (unconfirmed)
 1914 His Younger Brother (Short)
Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Mystery of Buffalo Gap (Short)
Joe - a Cattleman
 1914 So Shall Ye Reap (Short)
José (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Fatal Card (Short)
Edythe's Father (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Heart of Smiling Joe (Short)
Smiling Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Put Yourself in His Place (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914/I The Turning Point (Short)
Bert (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914/I Abide with Me (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Her Brother (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 Crossroads (Short)
Williams - the Prospector (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1914 The Winning Stroke (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1913 His Father (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1913 The Circuit Rider of the Hills (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1913 When Spirits Walk (Short) (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1913 A Hasty Jilting (Short)
Kirk (as Joseph J. Franz)
 1913 The Frontier Twins Start Something (Short)
Big Bluff Joe (as Joseph J. Franz)
Show Show Director (30 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

J.J. France | J.J. Franz | Joseph J. Franz

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