Mostly Credited As: Frank Converse
Date Of Birth: May 22, 1938 (Age 75)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri
Frank Converse, who was seen as the rebellious trucker Will Chandler in "Movin' On," is a native of .St Louis, Mo., who received his early training on the stage in New York City. He still heads for the stage whenever he is away from a film or television camera. In the summer of 1974 he appeared in Bertolt Brecht's "Arturo Ui" in New Haven, Conn. Active in repertory theatre, he has performed in such plays as "The Seagull," "Death of a Salesman, " "Night of the Iguana" and "A Man For All Seasons." In New York, he originated the role of Billy Einhorn in "The House of Blue Leave," and appeared in "First One Asleep Whistle." In two seasons with the American Shakespeare Festival he was in "King Lear, " "Richard III" and "Much Ado About Nothing." His face is familiar to television viewers because of roles in such programs as "Mod Squad," "Medical Center" and "The Bold Ones," as well in the daytime drama, "The Guest Room." His motion picture credits include "The Rowdyman," "The Shadow of a Gunman," "Hurry Sundown," "The Tattered Web" and "Dr. Cook's Garden."