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Overview (2)

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Upon graduating from NYU's Graduate Acting Program, Frank began a 10 year career as a stage director. In the early 2000's he left directing to pursue an acting career full time. In 2001, he landed the recurring part of ADA Don Newvine on "Law and Order: SVU. Since then he has performed in theatre, television, and film.

He has appeared On and Off-Broadway in premieres of "August: Osage County" (The Music Box), "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told" (by Paul Rudick / Minetta Lane), "One Neck" (The Atlantic w/ Alison Janney), "Second-Hand Smoke" (w/ Vera Farmiga at Primary Stages) and "The Vietnamization of New Jersey" (by Durang at The Beckett), among many others.

Films include: "The App", "Non-Stop" (w/ Liam Neeson), "The Bay" (directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson), "The Amazing Spiderman 2", "Deception" (w/ Ewan MacGregor / Hugh Jackman), "The Corrections" (Noah Baumbach), "The House is Burning" (Cannes), "Flannel Pajamas" (Sundance) and "Body/Antibody", among others.

TV: FBI Special Agent O'Connell on Law and Order: SVU. Guest spots on, "The Blacklist", "The Knick" (Steven Soderbergh), "Hostages", "Alpha House", "Boardwalk Empire", "Elementary", "Person of Interest", "Blue Bloods", "Nurse Jackie", "Unforgettable", "Royal Pains", "Fringe", "Onion News Network", "Sopranos", "Law & Order" and others.

Faculty member of The Juilliard School (Drama Division) since 2000. Regional credits include, Mister Roberts (Kennedy Center), Side Man (as Genie Glimmer at The Guthrie), Six Years (by Sharr White at ATL's Humana Festival), The Black Dahlia (Yale Rep), among many others.

Frank has had the great pleasure of working with such actors as Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Andy Garcia, Julianne Moore, Diane Weist, Maggie Gyllenhall, Stacey Keach, Melissa Leo, Michael Stuhlbarg, Estelle Parsons, Michelle Dockery, and Lupita Nyong'o among others... And with directors that include, Barry Levinson, Jaume Collet-Serra, Mark Wing-Davey, Noah Baumbach, Liviu Culei, Christopher Ashley, Ethan McSweeney, Moises Kaufman, etc.

In addition to a busy schedule acting these days, Frank has enjoyed teaching (and being taught) "Play" at The Juilliard School's Drama Division, his artistic home for the last 15 years.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: writer.

Trivia (3)

Designed and taught "Play" for 15 years at The Juilliard School's Drama Division.
Other teaching gigs include: The Yale School of Drama, The Actor's Center (Master Teacher), NYU's Tisch School of Arts, SUNY Purchase Conservatory, and many others.
Graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with an MFA in Acting.

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