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Don Francks was born on February 28,and shortly after his birth he was adopted. His mother worked at a music store and his father was an electrician. As a child, he performed on Vancouver radio doing imitations of singers. After dropping out of high school at age 15, he worked in several jobs. After guest appearances on television shows during the late s, he received his first lead role in the —60 CBC program Word To The Badd!!
- Jermaine Jackson - You Said. In he rejected an offer to work with Katharine Hepburn in Coco Don Francks - No One In This World Is Like Don Francksher only stage musical.
Two years later he recorded his second album, Lost The album was released in In Francks married Nancy Sue Johnson. They had a son, Trane, and daughter before divorcing in After persuading her to travel with him to the Red Pheasant First Nation in Saskatchewan, the two married in a field on May 4, During the s Francks and Clark lived at Red Pheasant.
During this time the Cree chief King Bird Baptiste gave Francks the name "Iron Buffalo", meaning "someone who is strong, who knows where to go, and who Don Francks - No One In This World Is Like Don Francks well for his family". An avid motorcycle rider, he had a collection of twelve antique cars, mostly Model-T Ford racing cars from to He supported Greenpeace  and the Tibetan independence movement.
After quitting alcohol at the age of 21, Francks smoked marijuana, performing a song called "Smoking Reefers". Francks composed songs and played trombone, drums, and flute.
In New York City he recorded Lost In August his avant-garde jazz group Three debuted unrehearsed at the Purple Onion coffeehouse in Toronto, Canada. The evening was recorded live by Breau's manager, George B. A National Film Board documentary called Toronto Jazz included rehearsals and performances by Three and two other groups. Francks and Breau briefly reprised Three in early in Toronto with bassist Dave Young in place of Eon Henstridge, who had died the year Country House - Blur - Greatest Hits. Francks was the narrator.
He portrayed writer Grey Owlreturning fifty years after his death to be disturbed by the ecological deterioration. Episode "Land of Shadows" first aired Early television credits include: Mission: ImpossibleWild Wild Westand several other episodic television appearances. On February 16,he appeared on Broadway in the title role of the musical Kellyas a daredevil planning to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge.
The show was the first on Broadway in a generation to close on opening night. According to differing sources, either Francks  or Gabriel Dell  was the uncredited actor providing the voice of Boba Fetta Mandalorian bounty hunter, in the Star Wars Holiday Special. He voiced several characters in Inspector Gadgetalong with his daughter, Cree Summerwho voiced Penny during the first season of the show. Template:Authority control. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Contents [ show ].
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