Who is John Franklin? Net Worth, Partner, Biography

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What Is The Identity Of John Franklin?

John Franklin was born on June 16, 1959, in Blue Island, Illinois, USA; his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he is of American nationality. John is a former schoolteacher, writer, and actor best known for his role as Isaac Chroner in the 1984 horror thriller film “Children of the Corn,” which starred Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, and R. G. Armstrong and was based on Stephen King’s short story about a cult of children who kill anyone over the age of 18. The film received one award and was nominated for three more.

Education And Childhood

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John Franklin was reared on Blue Island, Illinois, with his four brothers and one sister by their father, who worked at an insurance business, and their mother, who was a cleaning lady – the large family had just enough money to pay the bills and put food on the table, but not enough for any frills.

John was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficit at a young age, which explains why he never reached ‘adult height.’ He attended Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, where he became interested in acting as well as teaching, and after matriculating in 1977, he took two years off before enrolling at the University of Illinois, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1983, and began pursuing his acting career.

TV Series Characters

John had his television debut in 1984 when he was cast in two episodes of the comedy musical series “Youngsters Incorporated,” which starred Fergie, Moosie Drier, and Rahsaan Patterson and is about numerous kids who perform in a children’s club.

John later starred in several single episodes of other series, including “Alone” from the drama fantasy “Highway to Heaven” in 1986, “Promises of Someday” from the criminal fantasy drama “Beauty and the Beast” in 1988, and “V-Fibbing” from the drama mystery thriller “Chicago Hope” in 1996.

In 1997, he played Dewey Todd in the adventure comedy-drama “The Wonderful World of Disney,” and in 2000, he played Kipp in the action-adventure science fiction series “Star Trek: Voyager” episode “Critical Care.”

John’s most recent TV appearances were in the 2015 episode “The Medium” of the comedy horror mystery “Hell’s Kitty,” in which he played Isaiah, the 2017 episode “Chasing Amy” of the comedy-crime series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” in which he played Tina Boyle, and the 2018 episode “Measure Twice, Cut Once” of the comedy “Fresh Off the Boat,” in which he played Lorenzo.

Movie Characters

In 1986, John portrayed the lead character Magical Mose in the short adventure film “The Kingdom Chums: Little David’s Adventure,” and he almost appeared in the film “The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains,” but his scenes were cut.

In 1988, he played Walkabout Chucky in the fantasy horror thriller “Child’s Play,” starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, and Alex Vincent, about a doll possessed by the ghost of a serial killer; the film won two Oscars and was nominated for three more.

In 1991, he played Cousin It in the comedy fantasy film “The Addams Family,” starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, and Christopher Lloyd, about con artists attempting to rob an eccentric family with the help of an accomplice disguised as their long-lost uncle – the film won five awards and was nominated for 21 others, including an Oscar.

After reprising his part in “Addams Family Values” in 1993, John starred as Bobby in the comic science fiction film “Tammy and the T-Rex” in 1994, which garnered mixed reviews. In 1997, he played one of the key characters, Little Mike, in Eric Lea’s comedy “George B,” and in 1999, he returned to his role as Isaac in “Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return.”

After playing Morluv in the drama family fantasy “The Christmas Secret” in 2000, he returned to play Master Keldar in the comedy “Tales of a Fly on the Wall,” as well as Marriage Counselor in the short horror thriller “Hag,” written and produced by Erik Gardner, who also featured in the film.

John’s most recent film roles were in the 2016 comedy fantasy horror “Monsterland” and the 2018 comedy horror “Hell’s Kitty,” both written and directed by Nicholas Tana.

John was a Shakespeare and English language teacher at Golden Valley High School until recently.

Relationship Status

While in high school, John realized he was gay; he was drawn to boys but wanted to test this by hanging out with girls, which only proved him correct. He had his first lover while in college, but they kept their relationship private because neither of them had revealed that they were gay. In 1996, John met non-celebrity man David White through a mutual friend, and they began dating but kept the relationship secret for a year before telling their friends and family. The two married in a secret ceremony attended by only a few of their closest friends in September 2008.

John and David are still together; they don’t have any children and haven’t attempted adoption, but they do have several pet dogs and cats.

Other Interests And Hobbies

John is a major enthusiast of ‘old’ music, with The Beatles, Duran Duran, and Trisha Yearwood among his favorite bands and performers; he has attended countless concerts and festivals and purchased numerous vinyl recordings.

In his spare time, he enjoys watching movies, his favorite actor is Edward Norton, and his favorite films are “American History X,” “Primal Fear,” and “Keeping the Faith” – his favorite actress is Sandra Bullock, and her films include “The Proposal” and “While You Were Sleeping.”

John enjoys traveling, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures. He has visited Europe several times, as well as China and Japan in Asia and Egypt in Africa. He encourages young people to travel and learn about the world before settling down and starting a family.

Body Structure And Net Worth

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John is 61 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes are 5ft (1.52m) tall and weigh roughly 110lbs (50kgs).

His net worth is predicted to be more than $500,000 as of September 2020.