July 15, 1952|
St. Vincent, West Indies
|Died||May 14, 1990
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Complications from AIDS|
|Other names||Frank Seales|
Franklyn Seales (July 15, 1952 – May 14, 1990) was an American film, television and stage actor.
Born on the island of St. Vincent, Seales attended Juilliard before appearing in various television productions of Shakespearean plays including Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew where he played the role of Petruchio. From 1983 to 1987, Seales portrayed the role of Dexter Stuffins in the sitcom Silver Spoons, followed by guest appearances on Wiseguy, Growing Pains, and Amen. His movie appearances include The Onion Field, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, and Southern Comfort.
|1974||King Lear||Servant to Cornwall||Television movie|
|1979||The Onion Field||Jimmy Lee "Youngblood" Smith|
|1978||The Trial of the Moke||Lt. Henry O. Flipper||Television movie|
|1979||Star Trek: The Motion Picture||Crew member|
|1981||Southern Comfort||Pfc. Simms|
|1982||Hill Street Blues||Crawford||3 episodes|
|1983||The Taming of the Shrew||Petruchio||Direct-to-video release|
|1983 to 1987||Silver Spoons||Dexter Stuffins||89 episodes|
|1986 to 1987||Amen||Lorenzo Hollingsworth||3 episodes|
|1987||Growing Pains||Dr. Jerry Marquez||Episode: "This Is Your Life"|
|1988||Wiseguy||Paco Bazos||Episode: "Fascination for the Flame"|
- "Franklyn Seales Artwork". franklynsealesartwork.com. Retrieved 2008-06-05.
- "Franklyn Seales, Co-Star of 'Silver Spoons', Of AIDS". Jet (Johnson Publishing Company) 78 (9): 54. 1990-06-11. ISSN 0021-5996.
- Franklyn Seales at the Internet Movie Database
- Franklyn Seales at Memory Alpha (a Star Trek wiki)
- Franklyn Seales at Find a Grave