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Actor

Wendell B.
Franklin

Wendell B. Franklin is excited to make his Geffen Playhouse debut. He has performed at theaters across the country, including Atlantic Theatre Company (world premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew), People’s Light and Theatre Company (Fences), The Billie Holiday Theatre (Brothers from the Bottom), The Culture Project (Speak Truth to Power), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company (co-production of Ruined), Cleveland Playhouse (Gee’s Bend), Virginia Stage Company (Raisin in the Sun), Weston Playhouse (Raisin in the Sun and “Master Harold”…and the Boys), Arkansas Rep. (Fences), Illinois Shakespeare Festival (Julius Caesar, Pericles, and Comedy of Errors), the Sundance Theatre Institute (workshops of Skeleton Crew and Between the World and Me). His TV credits include The Good Fight, Madam Secretary, Elementary, and Law & Order.

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L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Tyla Abercrumbie and Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Tyla Abercrumbie and Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Tyla Abercrumbie and Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Tyla Abercrumbie and Wendell B. Franklin in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.

Paradise Blue Press Photos

L-R: Wendell B. Franklin and Shayna Small in rehearsals for Paradise Blue at Geffen Playhouse. Photos by Jeff Lorch.