January 31, 1934 is the birthday of James Franciscus

January 31, 1934, is the birthday of actor James Franciscus, born in Clayton, Missouri. After graduating magna cum laude from Yale, he appeared on stage, in film, & TV.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Flickr by James Vaughan licensed under CC 2.0