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Frank Langella

Frank Langella was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Angelina and Frank A. Langella, a business executive. He is of Italian descent. A stage and screen actor of extreme versatility, Frank Langella won acclaim on the New York stage in "Seascape" and followed it up with the title role in the Edward Gorey production of "Dracula". He repeated the role ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Youth in Oregon (post-production)
Raymond Engersol
 2015 All the Way (TV Movie) (filming)
Sen. Richard Russell
  Martyrs' Crossing (announced)
George Raad
 2014 The Prophet
Pasha (voice)
 2014 5 to 7
 2014/I Draft Day
Anthony Molina
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Beefeater Vicar
 2014 Noah
Og (voice)
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Alex Segal
 2011/I Unknown
Rodney Cole
 2010 Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf (TV Movie)
 2009 Christmas Eve: Alaska (Short)
Bill Benson
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Mayor (voice)
 2008 The Caller
 2006 The Novice
Father Tew
 2006 Return to Rajapur
Ned Bears
 2006 10.5: Apocalypse (TV Movie)
Dr. Earl Hill
 2006 The Water Is Wide (TV Movie)
 2006 Capitol Law (TV Movie)
Managing Partner
 2005-2006 Kitchen Confidential (TV Series)
- The Robbery (2006) ... Pino
- Let's Do Brunch (2006) ... Pino
- Aftermath (2005) ... Pino
 2005 Back in the Day
Lieutenant Hudson
 2005 How You Look to Me
Professor Driskoll
 2005 Now You See It... (TV Movie)
 2004 Breaking the Fifth
Godfrey Winters
 2003 111 Gramercy Park (TV Movie)
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Al Baker
- Dominance (2003) ... Al Baker
 2002 Red Dragon
Voice of the Dragon (scenes deleted)
 2000 Cry Baby Lane (TV Movie)
Mr. Bennett
 2000 Stardom
Blaine De Castillon
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini-Series)
 2000 Innocents
Robert Denright
 1999 Kilroy (TV Movie)
Goddard Fulton
 1999 Alegría
 1998 I'm Losing You
Perry Needham Krohn
 1998 Small Soldiers
Archer (voice)
 1995 Cutthroat Island
 1995 Moses (TV Movie)
 1995 Bad Company
Vic Grimes
 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1994 Junior
Noah Banes
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Dr. Gerald Bull
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Minister Jaro
- The Siege (1993) ... Minister Jaro (uncredited)
- The Circle (1993) ... Minister Jaro (uncredited)
- The Homecoming (1993) ... Minister Jaro (uncredited)
 1993 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
- Episode #2.23 (1993)
 1993 Body of Evidence
Jeffrey Roston
 1993 Monkey House (TV Series)
Dr. Frankel
- Fortitude (1993) ... Dr. Frankel
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
John Wilkes Booth (voice)
 1991 True Identity
Leland Carver
 1990 The Magic Balloon (Short)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Paradise
- Dr. Paradise (1988) ... Dr. Paradise
 1988 And God Created Woman
James Tiernan
 1986 The Men's Club
Harold Canterbury
 1983 I, Leonardo: A Journey of the Mind (TV Movie)
 1981 Standing Room Only (TV Series)
Sherlock Holmes
- Sherlock Holmes (1981) ... Sherlock Holmes
 1981 Sphinx
Akmed Khazzan
 1980 Those Lips, Those Eyes
Harry Crystal
 1974 The Mark of Zorro (TV Movie)
Don Diego / Zorro
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Jimmy Lewin
- When the Girls Came Out to Play (1973) ... Jimmy Lewin
 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Harry Tass
- Silent Target (1973) ... Harry Tass
 1973 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Carey Robins
- Friends in High Places (1973) ... Carey Robins
 1972 The Wrath of God
Thomas De La Plata
 1971 The Deadly Trap
 1970 Diary of a Mad Housewife
George Prager
 1969 The Choice (TV Movie)
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
- Benito Cereno (1967)
 1967 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
The Young Man
- Good Day (1967) ... The Young Man
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Michael Romani
- How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? (1965) ... Michael Romani
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He acted in Sir Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus", performed at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City, New York with Dennis Boutsikaris, Suzanne Lederer in the cast. Directed by Peter Hall. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »


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[on his role as Skeletor in Masters of the Universe (1987)] It's one of my favorite parts. I played him because my son was four years old and walked around with a sword yelling "I have the power!". And he loved, loved, loved Skeletor. I didn't even blink when I was offered the role. I couldn't wait to play him. See more »


Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award: as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic), in 1975 for Edward Albee's "Seascape", and as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play), in 2002 for "Fortune's Fool". He was also nominated for the Tony two other times as Best Actor (Play): in 1978 for "Dracula", a role he recreated with a different script in the film Dracula (1979), and in 2004 for "Match". See more »


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