Jan. 1st, 1938
Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
Frank Langella's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Muppets Most Wanted
2014 - Draft Day
2014 - Noah
2010 - Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
2009 - The Box
2008 - The Tale of Despereaux
2008 - The Caller
2008 - Frost/Nixon
2007 - Starting Out in the Evening
2006 - Superman Returns
2005 - Back in the Day
2005 - Good Night, and Good Luck
2004 - House of D
2002 - Red Dragon
2001 - Sweet November
2000 - Dark Summer
2000 - Stardom
1999 - The Ninth Gate
1998 - Small Soldiers
1997 - Lolita
1996 - Eddie
1995 - Cutthroat Island
1994 - Brainscan
1994 - Junior
1993 - Body of Evidence
1993 - Dave
1992 - 1492: Conquest of Paradise
1987 - Masters of the Universe
1981 - Sphinx
1979 - Dracula
1970 - The Twelve Chairs
1970 - Diary of a Mad Housewife
Guest TV Roles
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 for the screen in Dracula (1979) and became an international star. Over the years he has done occasional films but prefers to concentrate n his first love, the legitimate theatre. His stage performance ranged from Strindberg drama ("The Father") to Noel Coward comedy ("Present Laughter"). He also appeared in several productions for the New York Shakespeare festival.
- He and 'Anthony Hopkins' (qv) both received Oscar-nominations for portraying 'Richard Nixon' (qv). Hopkins is one day older than him, born on December 31, 1937.
- Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award: as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic), in 1975 for 'Edward Albee' (qv)'s "Seascape," and as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play), in 2002 for "Fortune's Fool." He was also nominted 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)_ (qv), and in 2004 for "Match."
- Won a Tony for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for "Frost/Nixon" in 2007.
- Was one of the last actors cast for _Masters of the Universe (1987)_ (qv).
- Shares two roles with 'Lane Smith (I)' (qv): President Richard Nixon and Daily Planet Editor Perry White.
- Frank is a Brother of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity and belonged to the Phi Epsilon chapter at Syracuse University.
- Requested to be uncredited for the role of Minister Jaro on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine because he did the show for his children not exposure or money.
- Studied acting at Syracuse University with 'Larry Hankin' (qv) and 'Carl Gottlieb (I)' (qv)