Jul. 20th, 1963
Syracuse, New York, USA
5' 7 1/2"
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Frank Whaley grew up in Syracuse, New York, and left home at eighteen to pursue an acting career. His older brother Robert originally wanted to be an actor but Frank later became interested in the profession and followed in his brother's footsteps. He not only has a brother but two sisters as well. His brother is the lead singer of the New York based band, the Niagras, and was also the composer for Frank's directorial debut Joe the King (1999). Frank makes his home in New York and is close friends with actor Ethan Hawke who he made friends with on the set of A Midnight Clear (1992).
- Gained 30 pounds for role in _Homage (1995)_ (qv).
- Brother of musician/composer/actor 'Robert Whaley (I)' (qv).
- Graduate of State University of New York at Albany.
- Has 2 children with his wife Heather Bucha.
- He founded a theater company called Malaparte with 'Ethan Hawke' (qv), 'Robert Sean Leonard' (qv), and 'Steve Zahn' (qv).
- Is good friends with actor 'Ethan Hawke' (qv), who also lists Whaley in the acknowledges of his novel, Ash Wednesday.
- Has a brother named Robert Whaley and two sisters.
- Wife 'Heather Bucha' (qv), graduate of Colby College, is a playwright and actress, author of "Social Notes: An Evening with Dorothy Parker".