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Frank Langella – MovieActors.com

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Langella in DAVE.

About Frank Langella (1940 – )

Frank Langella was Born on January 1, 1940 in Bayonne, New Jersey in an Italian American family. His father, Frank Langella Sr. was a businessman, and his mother, Angelina was a homemaker. FRank went to Syracuse Univerity after graduating from High school. He graduated from Syarcuse with a BA in Drama. Look out New York, here comes Langella!

Frank Langella is a versatile film, stage and television actor who delivers powerhouse intensity with a seductive, commanding voice and expressive brown eyes. He often portrays leaders, authority figures, and excels at portraying bullies, nasty villains with bad attitudes.

Frank started his acting career on the New York stage, as the theatre has always been his first love. In 1965, Frank won Two best actor OBIES, for his stage performances in THE OLD GLORY, an off-Broadway play, and THE WHITE DEVIL that same year, at the age of 25.

He continued on with his success on the stage, being nominated for two Broadway Tonys; DRACULA;1978 & MATCH;2004. So far, in his lengthy stage career, He has won three Tonys; (Edward Albee's SEASCAPE:(1975), & FORTUNE'S FOOL:{2002}, and FROST/NIXON; {2007}).

After his very successful portrayal of Dracula in the 1978 Broadway play, he was offered the part for the 1979 film, DRACULA, that featured his own interpretation of Dracula. Frank Langella achieved fame with this performance, especially with female audience members, with his sexy portrayal of Count Dracula. In an interview, Frank expressed his belief behind this performance; that evil is sometimes disguised as something really appealing, until the horrible end result proves it to be a really bad choice.

In 1981, Frank Langella played the title role in SHERLOCK HOLMES, in an HBO production. He also played Holmes on the stage in 1987 in the play, "Sherlock's Last Case".

frank-langella-photoIn 1987, Frank Langella played the villain, Skeletor, in MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, reputedly one of his favorite roles.

At the time, his kids were big fans of the superhero He-Man and he did the part to please them. In spite of having to don an elaborate costume and sit in a make-up chair for hours every day, he had a lot of fun with the part.

In 1993, Langella guest starred on STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, as the villain Jaro Essa. Also in 1993, Langella played in the comedy DAVE, as Bob Alexander, the President's Chief of Staff, a master manipulator who attempts to engineer his own elevation to the Oval Office.

Frank Langella played Richard Nixon on stage in London and New York, as well as in the Ron Howard film adaptation, FROST/NIXON. FRank was honored with an Oscar Nomination for Best Actor for his performance.

Langella received great acclaim for his portrayal. Besides receiving a Tony Award for his stage work, he was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Academy Award.

Langella also played memorable character roles as Clark Kent's urbane editor in SUPERMAN RETURNS, and owner of a Satanic book in THE NINTH GATE, a Roman Polanski film.

In 2002, Langella was inducted into the AMERICAN THEATRE HALL OF FAME.

Frank Langella's notable movie credits include...

DRAFT DAY (2014)
ROBOT AND FRANK (2012)
UNKNOWN (2011)
WALL STREET Money Never Sleeps (2010)
THE BOX (2009)
FROST-NIXON (2008)
THE CALLER (2008)
STARTING OUT IN THE EVENING (2007)
THE NOVICE (2006)
SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006)
RETURN TO RAJAPUR (2006)
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK (2005)
BACK IN THE DAY (2004)
SWEET NOVEMBER (2001)
THE NINTH GATE (1999)
I'M LOSING YOU (1998)
DAVE (1993)
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (1987)
SPHINX (1981)
DRACULA (1979)
THE TWELVE CHAIRS (1970)
DIARY OF A MAD HOUSEWIFE (1970)

Frank Langella's notable television credits include...

THE AMERICANS (TV SERIES 2015)
CAPITOL LAW 9(TV MOVIE) (2006)
THE WATER IS WIDE (TV MOVIE)(2006)
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL (TV SERIES 2005-2006)
UNSCRIPTED (TV SERIES 2005)
NOW YOU SEE IT (TV MOVIE) (2005)
111 GRAMERCY PARK (2003)
THE BEAST (TV SERIES 2001)
I, LEONARDO:A JOURNEY OF THE MIND (TV MOVIE) (1983)
THE AMERICAN WOMAN: PORTRAITS OF COURAGE: (1976)
NET PLAYHOUSE (TV SERIES - EPISODE: BENITO CERENO (1967)

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Frank Langella in SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006).

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Frank Langella in DAVE.

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Frank Langella in GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK (2005).



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Frank Langella in THE NINTH GATE (1999).


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