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Steve Franken
Birth: May 27, 1932
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 2012
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Best remembered for playing Chatsworth Osborne, Jr., the wealthy and snobbish friend of Dobie Gillis in the TV series "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis". Born and raised in Queens, he attended Cornell University, prior to initiating his career in entertainment on the New York stage, notably in a production of "Inherit the Wind". This led to his Hollywood career and following his three-season run on "Dobie Gillis" (1960 to 1963), he had further television credits with "The Patty Duke Show", "Bewitched" and "Marcus Welby, M.D." among many others. His film credits include "The Party" (1969) and "Which Way to the Front?" (1970). Franken remained active in television and films until his death. (bio by: C.S.) 
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Record added: Aug 30, 2012
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Steve Franken
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Steve Franken
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"Chatsworth is such a nasty boy." Mom often observed, but oh so amusing. Forever in our hearts as the clueless rich kid, "Tennis anyone?" Your over the top portrayal was an absolute hoot, and I loved watching those characters, Dobie and Thalia, and of ...(Read more)
- Em
 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
Rest In Eternal Peace Steve. Your memory will be with us forever. You stole the show in the movie "The Party". Thanks for the many laughs you afforded us. We miss you so much. Please say hello to Peter Sellers up there in heaven for us too.
- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Nov. 12, 2014

- Poodle Plum
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
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