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Actor Franklin Cover dies



Franklin Cover, who played in a numerous 70s and 80s tv shows, has died at age 77, his publicist told the AP Thursday. Cover might have been best know as the white neighbor to George and Louise Jefferson on "The Jeffersons."

Other TV roles included "The Love Boat," "Who's the Boss?" and most recently "Will & Grace." Film roles included roles in "The Stepford Wives" and "Wall Street," in which he played the aging stockbroker Dan who finds himself out the door as Charlie Sheen's character is making his rise.

Cover died of pneumonia Sunday in New Jersey.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:16pm]


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