Jul. 13th, 1983
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Francis "Fran" Kranz (born July 13, 1983) is an American actor. He is best-known for his role as Topher Brink in Joss Whedon's sci-fi drama Dollhouse.
Kranz grew up in Los Angeles, and attended Harvard-Westlake High School. Kranz graduated in 2004 from Yale University, where he was a member of the improv comedy group The Ex!t Players. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Attended high school with Jake Gyllenhaal, who starred in Donnie Darko (2001), which was one of Kranz's first movies.
- Kranz attended Harvard-Westlake High School in North Hollywood, California.
- Attended high school with 'Jake Gyllenhaal' (qv), who starred in _Donnie Darko (2001)_ (qv), which was one of Kranz's first movies.
- While a student at Harvard-Westlake High School, he performed leading roles in the school's drama productions, including the title character in Shakespeare's "King Lear", and "Judas" in the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar".
- In college, Fran was a member of Suite 13 Sketch Comedy, and of the Exit Players improv comedy troupe.