Frank L. Messina

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Frank L. Messina (Frank Messina) is an award-winning poet, performing artist and actor who grew up in northern New Jersey. He's the author of four books of poetry including "Disorderly Conduct" and "Full Count: The Book of Mets Poetry". Messina first gained notoriety as a spoken word artist and raconteur by performing on stage in the U.S. and ... See full bio »

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The Irishman Tony Pro Guy #3
Toxic Tutu Ginger Lafferty
Boardwalk Empire Frankie / Gladhandler / Torrio Bodyguard / Capone / Capone Bodyguard


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 2018 weAR (Short) (completed)
 2016 Lawn of the Year (Short) (completed)
 2019 The Irishman
Tony Pro Guy #3
 2019 3 Dollars (Short)
Double-Tap Tony
 2018 It's a Wondrous Life
Campaign Manager
 2017 Toxic Tutu
Ginger Lafferty
 2017 Final Decision (Short)
Officer James Rocco
 2016 The Transfiguration
Cop One (as Frank Messina)
 2015/I Buds (Short)
 2015/II The Intervention (Short)
Papa Rosen
 2015 Price War on Christmas (TV Movie)
Christmas tree vendor
 2015 Remember to Love (Short)
Human Rights Activist
 2014 Grunt (Short)
 2014 Taxi Brooklyn (TV Series)
Agent Caravaggio
- Pilot (2014) ... Agent Caravaggio (uncredited)
 2011-2013 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Frankie / Torrio Bodyguard / Gladhandler / ...
- Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) ... Frankie (uncredited)
- William Wilson (2013) ... Frankie (uncredited)
- Resignation (2013) ... Frankie (uncredited)
- New York Sour (2013) ... Frankie (uncredited)
- Margate Sands (2012) ... Capone / Torrio Bodyguard (uncredited)
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Hitting the Fan (2013) ... Security Guard (uncredited)
 2013 Where's Willie? (Short)
 2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Court Officer (uncredited)
 2013/I Blood Ties
John (uncredited)
 1999 The Big Kahuna
Business Man (uncredited)
 1998 Shampoo Horns
 1997 Hurricane Streets
Park Dweller
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Other Works:

Book: "Full Count: The Book of Mets Poetry". Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press. ISBN 978-1599215570 See more »

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3 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

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Frank Messina


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on being a Mets fan - NY Times, 2007] Do you know what it's like To be chased by the Ghost of Failure While staring through Victory's door? Of course you do, you're a Mets fan See more »


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