Ivor Francis

Ivor Francis

67 (passed away Oct. 22nd, 1986)
Oct. 26th, 1918
Born in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5' 10"

Ivor Francis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Dusty's Trail TV Show
Dusty's Trail
The Mississippi TV Show
The Mississippi
Adam's Rib TV Show
Adam's Rib

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Ivor Francis, besides his many roles on television and at the movies, acted on radio as well in shows like "Fibber McGee and Molly"; on Broadway in shows such as "J.B." with Christopher Plummer, and came west to California when New York plays turned mostly to musicals. He worked in films, television and in day-time soaps as well. In addition, he operated the Ivor Francis Actors Workshop in West Hollywood and, among the class members, were Ben Murphy (Alias Smith and Jones (1971)); Linda Haynes (Brubaker (1980) & The Drowning Pool (1975)); Mary Douvan (Sandra Dee's mother) and the Goldrup brothers, Tom Goldrup and Jim Goldrup, who appear on stage in Santa Cruz County, California, stage productions.
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA (from the effects of multiple strokes).

  • Father-in-law of actor/director 'Jonathan Frakes' (qv).
  • Character actor in small, intelligent, often self-important roles on stage, film and TV.
  • Father of actress 'Genie Francis' (qv).

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