For local TV station TV Saskatchewan he agreed to work as director for a movie called Me & My Friends.
With his long hair, he always wears a Bandana.
He plays Trombone, Drums and Flute.
His two favorite Jazz-clubs in Toronto are the Colonial Tavern and the George's Spaghetti House. He also likes to perform in both of them.
Don and his wife enjoy living in the Red Pheasant Indian Reserve near North Battleford, Saskatchewan (Canada).
His musical Kelly (1965) where he played the leading role and performed as lead singer lasted only one night.
His nickname in the radio is Don Francksinatra.
In 1943, as eleven year old, he performs his first theater play called The Willow Pattern Plate.
Don originally auditioned for the role of Operations in the series La Femme Nikita, before he got the role as Walter.
Don enjoys to write poetry and prose while he isn't working as actor.
Don is not only an actor, but he also writes and records music, basically jazz and music for children.
Don owns a collection of 12 antique automobiles, mostly Model-T Ford racing cars built during 1912-27.
Don's wife for over 30 is Lili Francks - he names her Red Eagle.
Don's nickname is Iron Buffalo.
Don did win ACTRA Award for Best Dramatic Performance two years in a row in 1980 and 1981 for his role Drying Up The Streets and The Phoenix Team.