James Franciscus cause of death

James Franciscus' Death

Born (Birthday) January 31, 1934

Death Date July 8, 1991

Age of Death 57 years

Cause of Death Emphysema

Profession TV Actor

The TV actor James Franciscus died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

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.

Personal Life

He married Kathleen Wellman in 1960, and together they had four children.

He co-starred with Dean Jagger on Mr. Novak.

How did James Franciscus die?

After the couple’s divorce, he married Carla Ankney in 1980. They were still married at the time of Franciscus’s 1991 death from emphysema in North Hollywood, California, at 57.