James Franciscus

James Franciscus bio

Birth Name: James Grover Franciscus

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: MO

Date Of Birth: January 31, 1934

Date Of Death: July 8, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

James Franciscus was born on the 31st of January, 1934. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Portrayed the role of an idealistic teacher on TV’s Mr. Novak and had his first major role in ABC’s The Naked City. He also had roles on the series Longstreet and The Investigators.

James Franciscus was born in MO. He graduated from Yale University with a Bachelors in both English and theater arts. He made his big screen debut in the 1960 film I Passed for White.

James Franciscus was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Franciscus was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Grover Franciscus is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


James’s James Grover Franciscus attended Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater.


James Franciscus’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Franciscus’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Franciscus kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Franciscus was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Grover Franciscus
NICKNAME: Jimmy, Goey
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Franciscus was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James Franciscus was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: James Franciscus had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James Franciscus’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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