Don Francks

Don Francks

Date Of Birth: Feb 28, 1932
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date Of Death: Apr 3, 2016
Cause Of Death: Lung cancer

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Don Francks Voices

Credits On BTVA: 24 Roles from 19 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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Metabad
said at 4:47 AM on Wed Feb 28 2018
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Happy birthday, Don Francks.

Finally on time for your birthday and it's after you passed away...it's a little bittersweet, I'll admit.

You'll always be Mok Swagger to me, it's hands down my top favourite role of his. He just worked perfectly in the role and fit the character to a T. I also really liked him as Boba Fett and Sabretooth, and even though he didn't sound much like Frank Welker as Dr. Claw, it's grown on me a lot over the years and sounds really unique. I heard he recorded more episodes before Frank Welker rerecorded over them and I would love it if those recordings resurfaced just so I could hear them.

Although it might not be true, I actually heard somewhere that he was actually the first choice for Dr. Claw before they ended up sticking with Frank, and that kind of makes me wonder what if Don Francks ended up being the iconic Dr. Claw voice that everyone associates with the character. It's pretty interesting to think about. Maybe it happened in an alternate universe somewhere or something.

His raspy, smooth voice was always really awesome in general and he was guaranteed to make a role stand out.
8000 Saiyans
said at 4:24 AM on Wed Feb 28 2018
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Happy birthday and R.I.P. Don Francks. He was a great Sabretooth despite not having a deep voice.

I also liked him as Boba Fett.
Starscreamsfan
said at 4:17 AM on Wed Feb 28 2018
Happy birthday and RIP Don Francks!!!

My favorite roles from him are:

1) Sabretooth (X-Men)
2) Mok Swagger (Rock & Rule)
3) Boba Fett (The Star Wars Holiday Special)
4) Anton Arcane (Swamp Thing)
5) Jann Tosh (Star Wars: Droids)
batcool
said at 7:47 AM on Fri Jan 12 2018
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Don rest in peace was he a talent he great as Skunk, Jann Tosh, Boba Fett, Sabertooth, and Mock Swagger
Starscreamsfan
said at 10:36 AM on Tue Feb 28 2017
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Happy birthday and RIP Don Francks!!!

Honestly, I never get tired of his awesome badass voice.

I truly enjoyed him as Sabretooth, Dr. Claw and Boba Fett. He's also pretty good as Mok Swagger from what little I've heard of him in the role.
CelestialOuroboros
said at 7:14 AM on Tue Feb 28 2017
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Thanks, Birdy. Happy Birthday and R.I.P., Don Francks!
tmnisaac
said at 6:01 AM on Tue Feb 28 2017
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Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Don Francks!
Shaun Ince
said at 8:05 PM on Wed Apr 6 2016
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RIP. He was great as Sabretooth & Dr Claw.
Autovolt
said at 11:11 AM on Wed Apr 6 2016
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RIP Don Francks.

I hadn't seen too much of his work outside of Sabretooth and Boba Fett but he had a really cool voice for badass villains.

At some point I'm going to have to watch Rock and Rule in his memory in the near future.
Metabad
said at 3:32 PM on Wed Apr 6 2016
@Autovolt That's a good idea.

I'll let you know right now, the Canadian version is in the special features of the BLU-ray as the "alternate version", and the American version plays if you select "play movie" and while I don't have the DVD, I did hear that the Canadian version was actually included in a 2 disc collector's edition, with the American version on one disc and the Canadian version on the other.

Just thought I'd let you know since I was pretty confused about it at first.
Zillah
said at 6:51 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
 4 Shout Outs!
RIP Don Francks

Had a really cool voice for Mok Swagger, Sabretooth and Boba Fett, just to name a few.
SpongeBat1
said at 6:24 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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OH COME ON, 2016! GIVE US A BREAK ALREADY!

Didn't know much about him other than that he was Cree Summer's dad, but still, RIP.
Metabad
said at 4:35 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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Rest in peace, Mok.
GreenGoblin75
said at 2:55 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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RIP Don Francks. You were great as Boba Fett, Sabretooth, & Dr Claw.
HK-47 master
said at 2:37 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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I feel sad for Cree.
Pokejedservo
said at 2:10 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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May you R.I.P Sabretooth and Daddy of Cree, may you R.I.P.
Starscreamsfan
said at 2:10 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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RIP Don Francks

He was great as Sabretooth, Boba Fett and Dr. Claw.
LordofEvil96
said at 1:04 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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May you rest in peace and rock on m/
tmnisaac
said at 12:33 PM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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R.I.P. Mok Swagger!
Ghosty404
said at 9:43 AM on Tue Apr 5 2016
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Rock on, Don.

m/
Metabad
said at 4:09 PM on Sun Mar 1 2015
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How did I miss it again?

And I'm posting this on the same day! ARGH!

Hope you had a good birthday Don Francks! I still love your work as Mok Swagger, and tons of other characters, too.
Autovolt
said at 2:19 PM on Sat Feb 28 2015
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Happy Birthday Don Francks.

The first voice for Sabretooth and Boba Fett!
Archerboy58
said at 7:15 PM on Sat Mar 1 2014
Happy belated birthday Aiden Ford's Father
Metabad
said at 6:50 PM on Sat Mar 1 2014
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Oh DANG I missed it!

Hope you had a good birthday Don Francks! Your awesome voice helped bring Mok Swagger, Boba Fett and Sabretooth to life! They wouldn't be the same without you.
Fulgore2005
said at 1:40 PM on Fri Feb 28 2014
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Happy birthday, Mok Swagger!
Archerboy58
said at 6:46 PM on Sun Jan 19 2014
his son is Rainbow Sun Franks from Stargate Atlantis
BlankSlate
said at 10:59 AM on Mon Jan 20 2014
@Archerboy58 And his daughter is Cree Summer!
CatsTuxedo
said at 6:10 PM on Fri Nov 29 2013
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Well now we know where Cree got her voice from ;)
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Don Francks role? *
Mok Swagger
32.1% (9 votes)
Boba Fett
32.1% (9 votes)
Sabretooth / Victor Creed
28.6% (8 votes)
Jann Tosh
3.6% (1 vote)
Skunk
3.6% (1 vote)
28 Total Votes
VOICE COMPARES
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Don Francks characters.
Sabretooth
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Boba Fett
Boba Fett
Dr. Claw
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