Remembered best for his roles in the 1950s and '60s biblical movies The Ten Commandments and The Story of Ruth, Franz also appeared in episodes of The
Before appearing in his first film -- the 1948
He appeared in 1957 episodes of Crossroads and Wagon Train.
He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and later lived in New York City and Los Angeles.
In the early 1960s, he appeared in an episode of CBS's The DuPont Show with June Allyson.