Franklin Edward Cover

Franklin Edward Cover

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Feb 2006 (aged 77)
Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 13282573 · View Source
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Actor. Best known for his role as 'Tom Willis', who was in an interracial marriage with a black woman, played by Roxie Roker, in the television series "The Jeffersons." Franklin Cover started his career on the stage, before he made his move to film and television. In 1975 he got the role in "The Jeffersons," opposite Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford. The show ran for 10 years. His other television works include guest shots on several shows including: "The Jackie Gleason Show," "All in the Family," "Who's the Boss?" "Will & Grace," "Mad About You" and "ER." He was last seen in 1999 in an episode of "Will and Grace," entitled: 'Object of My Rejection.' He died of pneumonia at age 77.

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  • Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
  • Added: 9 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13282573
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Franklin Edward Cover (20 Nov 1928–5 Feb 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13282573, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.