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Art Frankel

Art Frankel was born on January 4, 1928 in New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Ring (2002), Magnolia (1999) and Critters (1986). See full bio »
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The Ring
The Ring Cal
Magnolia Old Pharmacist
The Back-up Plan
The Back-up Plan "Not Me" Man


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 2016 Veep (TV Series)
- Mother (2016)
 2010 Elena Undone
Older Man
 2010 Healing Hands (TV Movie)
 2010 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mr. Foster
- Our Stuff Gets Real (2010) ... Mr. Foster
 2008 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Mr. Bederman
- We're So Happy You're So Happy (2008) ... Mr. Bederman
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Walter Schmidt
- The Mighty Rogues (2008) ... Walter Schmidt
 2006 Jake in Progress (TV Series)
Line Judge
- The Hot One (2006) ... Line Judge
 2005 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Old Man
- Stole Beer from a Golfer (2005) ... Old Man
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Bereavement Group Leader
- That's My Dog (2004) ... Bereavement Group Leader
 2003 Wanda at Large (TV Series)
 2003 Charmed (TV Series)
Old Magician
- My Three Witches (2003) ... Old Magician
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Pat Magee
- The Cradle Will Rock (2002) ... Pat Magee
 2002 The Ring
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Ralph Meyers
- Lockdown (2002) ... Ralph Meyers
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie)
 1999 Magnolia
Old Pharmacist
 1997 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Wedge (1997) ... Mr. Johnson
 1997 Weapons of Mass Distraction (TV Movie)
Dr. Sugarman
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
Francesco Mannetti
- Doppelganger (1997) ... Francesco Mannetti
 1996 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
- Loganberry's Run (1996) ... Priest
 1996 Renegade (TV Series)
Gerry Fielding
- Five Minutes to Midnight (1996) ... Gerry Fielding
 1996 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Bldg 'C'
- The Cadillac (1996) ... Bldg 'C' (as Art Frankle)
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Owen Palmer
- Pilot (1991) ... Owen Palmer
 1991 Defending Your Life
 1991 Deadly Desire (TV Movie)
Al Nichols
 1989 Dad
DMV Instructor
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
- The Currency We Trade In (1988) ... Gene
 1988 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set (TV Movie)
Makeup Man
 1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Episode #1.914 (1988) ... Justice of the Peace (as Art Frankeli)
- Episode #1.913 (1988) ... Justice of the Peace (as Art Frankeli)
 1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- Old Flames (1988) ... Priest
- Don't I Know You? (1988) ... Priest
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Pool Party Bartender
 1987 Like Father Like Son
Mr. Racine, Heart Patient
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Sunday Drive (1986) ... Hotel Clerk
 1986 Critters
 1985 Lost in America
Employment Agent
 1983 Balboa

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Alternate Names:

Art Frankeli | Art Frankle

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Much like his character in Lost in America (1985), Art once worked as a guidance counselor at Fountain Valley High School in Fountain Valley, CA.

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