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Franklin Edward Cover
Birth: Nov. 20, 1928
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2006
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

Actor. Best known for his role as 'Tom Willis', who was in an interracial marriage with a black woman, played by Roxie Roker, in the television series "The Jeffersons." Franklin Cover started his career on the stage, before he made his move to film and television. In 1975 he got the role in "The Jeffersons," opposite Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford. The show ran for 10 years. His other television works include guest shots on several shows including: "The Jackie Gleason Show," "All in the Family," "Who's the Boss?" "Will & Grace," "Mad About You" and "ER." He was last seen in 1999 in an episode of "Will and Grace," entitled: 'Object of My Rejection.' He died of pneumonia at age 77. (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
Family links: 
  Franklin Held Cover (1895 - 1989)
  Britta Henderson Schreck Cover (1897 - 1982)
  Britta Anne Cover (1925 - 1925)*
  Franklin Edward Cover (1928 - 2006)
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Feb 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13282573
Franklin Edward Cover
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Franklin Edward Cover
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- Stacey
 Added: Sep. 28, 2015

- Anne
 Added: Sep. 15, 2015
You were great as Tom Willis. God bless now and forever.
- TC
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
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