James Franciscus was a famous American actor. He is renowned for his performances in both television and feature films. His first major role came with ‘Naked City,’ where he portrayed Detective Jim Halloran. He appeared in ‘Hennesey,’ as guest star and was also seen in ‘The Americans,’ an American drama television series. He starred in a number of television programs and feature films throughout the 1960s and 1970s. He was seen playing a minor role in ‘The Twilight Zone,’ and appeared in a major role in episodes of ‘Summer Shade,’ and ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents.’ Some of his popular roles in films include ‘The Cat o’Nine Trails,’ ‘Beneath The Planet of the Apes,’ ‘The Valley of Gwangi,’ ‘Killer Fish,’ ‘Marooned,’ ‘Youngblood Hawke,’ ‘The Greek Tycoon,’ ‘When Time Ran Out,’ and more. When less significant roles were offered to him, he turned to producing and writing screenplays.