John Franklin (born 16 June 1959) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Isaac Chroner in Children of the Corn and the 1999 sequel Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return.
Throughout the 1990s, Franklin appeared as a guest in several TV shows including Chicago Hope and Star Trek: Voyager. He co-starred with David Morse in the independent 1997 film George B. and with Steve Guttenberg in Disney's TV movie Tower of Terror the same year.
He briefly retired from acting to become a teacher, but by the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Franklin announced to the students and staff of Golden Valley High School that he would be retiring from teaching to reprise his career as a writer and actor. He is currently working on several projects, including a young adult novel.