Remembered top for his roles in the 1950s and ’60s biblical movies The Ten Commandments as well as the Tale of Ruth, Franz also made an appearance in episodes from the Joseph Cotten Display, Have got Gun – Can Travel, and REGULATIONS and Mr. Jones. Before showing up in his 1st film — the 1948 John Wayne feature Wake from the Crimson Witch — he previously an nearly two-decade career like a Broadway performer. He made an appearance in 1957 shows of Crossroads and Wagon Teach. He was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and later on lived in NEW YORK and LA. In the first 1960s, he made an appearance in an bout of CBS’s The DuPont Display with June Allyson.