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Frank Converse ACTOR

Frank Converse was born on May 22nd, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri.  After earning his early high school degree from Philips Andover Academy in Massachusetts, he earned a Drama BFA degree in 1962 from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh.
He began working as a stage actor and was very prevalent in a number Shakespeare productions such as, "Hamlet", "The Comedy of Errors" and "Much Ado About Nothing" among others.
After gaining some off-Broadway experience he soon had his Broadway debut in a production of, "First One Asleep, Whistle" (1966), sadly the production closed after only one day. 
He then turned his career goals towards film and television, however, it was television that really got his acting career off the ground.  He did appear on the big screen in such films as, "Hour of the Gun" (1967) starring James Garner and Jason Robards and "Hurry Sundown" (1967), but it was his roles on a number of television series that took him to a whole new level of stardom.
Early on in his career he was seen on such series as, "The Trials of O'Brien" (1966), "Hawk" (1966), "Coronet Blue" (1967) and "N.Y.P.D." (1967-1969) for which he appeared in a total of forty nine episodes portraying Deputy Johnny Corso and then "Movin' On" (1974-1976) starring alongside Claude Akins.
As his career progressed he also appeared on the television series, "The Mod Squad" (1970) and a number of television movies such as, "Dr. Cook's Garden" (1971), "Great Performances: The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd" (1974), "Killer on Board" (1977) and "Cruise Into Terror" (1978) along with a variety of others.
Along with his work on television he did not neglect his love of live performing in the theater and appeared in such stage productions later in his career such as, "The House of Blue Leaves" (1971), "Seagull" (1973), "Hobson's Choice" (1977), "The Philadelphia Story" (1980), "Brothers" (1983), "Design for Living" (1984), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1988) and the musical, "South Pacific".
Some of the television roles he added to his resume later in his career were roles on, "As the World Turns", "All My Children", "One Life to Live", "The Family Tree", "Dolphin Cove", "Murder, She Wrote", "The Practice", "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and his latest role was from 1991-2008 again as a regular on, "Law & Order". 
Frank Converse has married three times.  His first marriage was very brief and he then married Carol Tawser and after having two children this marriage came to an end.  His third wife is Maureen Anderman whom he wed in 1982 and together they also have two children and remain married today.

1991-2008 Law & Order 
2008 Lipstick Jungle
2003 Our Town 
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent 
1998 Michael Hayes
1998 The Practice
1997 All My Children
1996 Land's End 
1995 VR.5 
1995 Murder, She Wrote 
1992-1993 As the World Turns 
1992 Primary Motive
1991 Brother Future 
1990 Against the Law 
1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase 
1990 Everybody Wins
1989 Dolphin Cove 
1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle
1988 Home at Last 
1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin
1987 Anne of Avonlea
1984-1987 One Life to Live
1986 Solarbabies
1986 Hotel 
1985 The Equalizer 
1985 Magnum, P.I. 
1984 Tales of the Unexpected 
1983 The Family Tree
1982 Spring Fever 
1982 Nurse
1981 See China and Die 
1981 Fantasy Island
1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre 
1981 The Bloody Bushido Blade 
1981 The Miracle of Kathy Miller
1981 Guests of the Nation 
1980 Marilyn: The Untold Story 
1980 The Pilot 
1979 ABC Afterschool Specials
1979 Steeletown 
1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover 
1978 The American Girls
1978 Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force 
1978 Black Sheep Squadron 
1978 The Bionic Woman 
1978 The Love Boat
1978 Cruise Into Terror 
1977 Killer on Board 
1977 Kingston: Confidential
1977 Rhoda
1977 Police Woman
1977 Quincy M.E.
1976 Police Story 
1976 Starsky and Hutch 
1974-1976 Movin' On 
1975 Wide World Mystery
1974 Great Performances 
1974 CBS Daytime 90 
1973 The Starlost 
1973 Stat! 
1973 Chelsea D.H.O.
1973 Columbo 
1973 Circle of Fear 
1972 The Shadow of a Gunman 
1972 Love, American Style
1971-1972 The F.B.I. 
1972 Alias Smith and Jones 
1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 
1972 The Rowdyman 
1972 The Sixth Sense
1972 Norman Corwin Presents 
1971 A Tattered Web 
1971 Dr. Cook's Garden 
1970 The Most Deadly Game
1970 Medical Center
1970 The Young Lawyers
1970 The Young Rebels 
1970 The Mod Squad 
1967-1969 N.Y.P.D. 
1967 Hour of the Gun 
1967 Coronet Blue
1967 Hurry Sundown 
1966 Hawk 
1966 The Trials of O'Brien

Matinee Classics - Movin' On starring Claude Akins, Frank Converse and Rosie Grier
Matinee Classics - Movin' On starring Claude Akins, Frank Converse and Rosie Grier

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