Franklyn Ajaye

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 68
Franklyn Ajaye is an American stand-up comedian and actor. His nickname is "The Jazz Comedian" for his distinctive jazz inflected style of delivery, timing, and astute use of silence. His name is sometimes wrongly spelled as Franklin Ajaye. He is best known for his role as Spider Mike in Convoy (1978).

Franklyn Ajaye is an American stand-up comedian and actor. His nickname is "The Jazz Comedian" for his distinctive jazz inflected style of delivery, timing, and astute use of silence. His name is sometimes wrongly spelled as Franklin Ajaye. He is best known for his role as Spider Mike in Convoy (1978).

Born

Friday, 13 May 1949

Actor Filmography

Deadwood: The Movie Samuel Fields 2019
Too Hip for the Room Joe Papy 2015
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
Bridesmaids Lillian's Dad / Mr. Donovan 2011
The Green Room with Paul Provenza Himself 2010
I Am Comic Himself / Self 2010
Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black Self 2009
The Wanda Sykes Show Self 2009
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Self 2009
Totally Baked Self 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Deadwood: The Movie Samuel Fields 2019
Too Hip for the Room Joe Papy 2015
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
Bridesmaids Lillian's Dad / Mr. Donovan 2011
The Green Room with Paul Provenza Himself 2010
I Am Comic Himself / Self 2010
Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black Self 2009
The Wanda Sykes Show Self 2009
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Self 2009
Totally Baked Self 2007
Deadwood Samuel Fields 2004
Pirate Islands Five Spice 2003
Queen of the Damned French Dealer 2002
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Sporty the Cat 1995
Breaking News Self 1994
American Yakuza Sam 1993
Goof Troop (voice) (as Franklin Ajaye) 1992
The A-List Self 1992
The New WKRP in Cincinnati Reggie 1991
The 'Burbs Detective / Detective #1 1989
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self - Audience Member 1988
The Wrong Guys Franklyn 1988
Hollywood Shuffle Body Guard #1 1987
Glory Years Wilson 1987
227 Painter 1985
Fraternity Vacation Harry 1985
Hot Flashes Walter Conkrite 1984
Get Crazy Cool 1983
Hysterical Leroy 1983
The New Odd Couple Henry 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself 1982
The Jazz Singer Bubba 1980
Stir Crazy Young Man in Hospital 1980
Convoy Spider Mike 1978
The Comedy Shop Self 1978
Car Wash TC aka The Fly / Theodore Chauncy "T.C." Alcott (The Fly) 1976
Sweet Revenge Edmund 1976
The Bionic Woman Benny 1976
Saturday Night Live Self 1975
Keep on Truckin' Various / Self 1975
Sammy and Company Self 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Chico and the Man Tony Rogers 1974
Barney Miller Wendell Frazier 1974
Rock Concert Self 1973
The Midnight Special Himself 1972
Soul Train Guest, Self 1971
Flip Self 1970
Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales 1969
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself, Himself - Guest Comic 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian, Himself 1961

Producer Filmography

1997 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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