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May 22, 1938 |
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Maureen Anderman (1982-present) 2 children
Carol Tawser (? - ?) (divorced) 2 children
Frank Converse (born May 22, 1938, St. Louis, Missouri) is an American actor. In 1962, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama at Carnegie Institute of Technology (since Carnegie Mellon University) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has appeared in many television series and a few movies.
Onstage, he starred in The Philadelphia Story (1980), Bushido Blade (1981), Design for Living (1984), A Streetcar Named Desire (1988), and Lady in the Dark (1994) on Broadway, and The House of Blue Leaves (1971) and South Pacific (2000) Off-Broadway. In 2007 he appeared at the Hartford Stage in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" with Hal Holbrook. Converse also did television commercials for Black & Decker in the late 1980s.
Converse was the star of three television series: Coronet Blue, N.Y.P.D. (not to be confused with NYPD Blue), and Movin' On. He played Harry O'Neill on One Life to Live and Ned Simon on As the World Turns, and he had a brief role on All My Children. He also played Morgan Harris in Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (also known as "Anne of Avonlea").