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Frank Whaley is a Actor, Director and Writer American born on 20 july 1963 at Syracuse (USA)

Frank Whaley

Frank Whaley
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Birth name Frank Joseph Whaley
Nationality USA
Birth 20 july 1963 (55 years) at Syracuse (USA)

Frank Joseph Whaley (born July 20, 1963) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and comedian. He is best known for his roles in independent films.

Biography

In 2001, he married Heather Bucha, an actress and writer, author of Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing, with whom he has two children. They collaborated on the NBC pilot Lloyd of the House, and continue to write together.

Best films

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
(Actor)
Broken Arrow (1996)
(Actor)
The Doors (1991)
(Actor)

Usually with

Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
(4 films)
Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke
(5 films)
Josh Evans
Josh Evans
(3 films)
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Frank Whaley (49 films)

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Actor

The Outskirts, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about education
Actors Victoria Justice, Eden Sher, Ashley Rickards, Peyton List, Avan Jogia, Claudia Lee
Roles Herb Watson
Rating55% 2.795212.795212.795212.795212.79521
Two best friends, Mindy (Eden Sher) and Jodi (Victoria Justice), plan to unite the outcasts of the school and start a social revolution to get their revenge from the high school's alpha female Whitney (Claudia Lee).
Monster Trucks, 1h44
Directed by Chris Wedge
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Children's films
Actors Jane Levy, Lucas Till, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Frank Whaley, Danny Glover
Roles Wade Coley
Rating57% 2.8531152.8531152.8531152.8531152.853115
Tripp, un lycéen, s'ennuie profondément dans sa ville natale. Il décide de construire un monster truck avec des pièces détachées trouvées dans une casse. Après un accident aux abords d’un site de forage pétrolier, il fait la rencontre d'une créature étrange souterraine. Tripp découvre par ailleurs que ce « monstre » a le goût et un talent certain pour la vitesse.
Cold Moon
Cold Moon (2016)

Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Christopher Lloyd, Frank Whaley, Josh Stewart, Tommy Wiseau, Robbie Kay, Rachele Brooke Smith
Roles Sheriff Ted Hale
Rating44% 2.2228352.2228352.2228352.2228352.222835
Dans la petite ville de Babylone, en Floride, Margaret Larkin (Sara Kathryn Bellamy), âgée de quatorze ans, disparaît, est retrouvée assassinée dans la rivière, attachée à son propre vélo. La ville est traumatisée par la présence d'un tueur inconnu parmi eux et le tueur lui-même, Nathan Redfield (Josh Stewart), fils d'un éminent banquier de la ville, profite de l'occasion pour mettre son crime sur le compte du directeur du lycée, Walter Perry (Marcus Lyle Brown). Nathan est littéralement hanté par le fantôme de sa victime et ceux d'autres morts dans la rivière, tandis que son père sadique James (Christopher Lloyd) utilise à la fois la culpabilité de son fils et son instabilité mentale croissante pour contrôler tous les mouvements de Nathan avec le but ultime de conduire son fils à tuer à nouveau.
Rob the Mob
Directed by Raymond De Felitta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Michael Pitt, Andy García, Aida Turturro, Frank Whaley, Ray Romano, Michael Rispoli
Roles Agent Frank Hurd
Rating62% 3.1499353.1499353.1499353.1499353.149935
The film opens with two small-time crooks Tommy Uva (Pitt) and Rosie DeToma (Arianda) getting high and robbing a florist on Valentine's Day. Tommy holds up the cashier with a pistol while Rosie waited in the car she inherited from her father. Tommy is arrested and sent to prison for 18 months. In the meantime, Rosie gets a job at a debt collection agency run by Dave Lovell (Dunne), who went to jail for bilking major companies out of $800,000 through fraudulent invoices. Lovell reformed his life and mainly hires ex-cons at his firm. He is happy to give Tommy a job and a second chance. Tommy is restless and instead of following the call script, he often counsels people on how to defraud Lovell's company.
Janie Jones, 1h47
Directed by David M. Rosenthal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Abigail Breslin, Brittany Snow, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Shue, Peter Stormare, Joel Moore
Roles Chuck
Rating66% 3.347263.347263.347263.347263.34726
A 13-year-old girl is abandoned by her meth-addicted former-groupie mother, after she informs Ethan Brand, an alcoholic, on-the-road, fading rock star, that Janie is his daughter, and he is not happy about it.
The Cell 2
The Cell 2 (2009)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, BDSM in films, Serial killer films
Actors Tessie Santiago, Chris Bruno, Frank Whaley, Bart Johnson, Charles Halford
Roles Duncan
Rating29% 1.4644551.4644551.4644551.4644551.464455
A serial killer calling himself "The Cusp" murders his victims and then revives them, until they beg to die. His first victim, psychic investigator Maya Casteneda (Tessie Santiago), survives and is bent on revenge. After she is tapped by the FBI, Maya realizes the only way to locate The Cusp is by entering his mind. But if she dies there, she will also die in real life. Also stars (Chris Bruno) as Sheriff Harris.
Drillbit Taylor, 1h42
Directed by Steven Brill
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about school violence
Actors Owen Wilson, Troy Gentile, Nate Hartley, David Dorfman, Alex Frost, Josh Peck
Roles Jittery Bodyguard
Rating56% 2.849712.849712.849712.849712.84971
On the first day of high school, Wade and Ryan witness two bullies, Filkins and Ronnie, attack a geek, Emmit, by stuffing him into his locker. Wade intervenes. Filkins and Ronnie begin endlessly targeting Wade, Ryan and Emmit.
Vacancy
Vacancy (2007)
, 1h25
Directed by Nimród Antal
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about films, Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Snuff films in fiction, Films about television, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Frank Whaley, Ethan Embry, Andrew Fiscella
Roles Mason
Rating61% 3.099673.099673.099673.099673.09967
On their way home from a family party, married couple David (Luke Wilson) and Amy Fox, (Kate Beckinsale) who are planning to divorce after their young son Charlie accidentally died, take a wrong turn on a remote mountain road. When their car breaks down, they discover they are lost in the middle of nowhere with no cell phone reception, and decide to start walking back to The Pinewood Motel where they had earlier consulted with a mechanic about noises with the car. The couple arrive at the motel where there are no other cars parked. At the counter desk, they couple hear piercing screams coming from the back room which makes Amy reluctant to stay. The motel manager, Mason (Frank Whaley) then appears and explains that the noises are coming from the television. The couple then book a room for the night.
Cherry Crush, 1h29
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Nikki Reed, Jonathan Tucker, Julie Gonzalo, Michael O'Keefe, Haviland Morris, Dennis Boutsikaris
Roles Wade Chandling
Rating56% 2.8009452.8009452.8009452.8009452.800945
Photographer Jordan Wells (Jonathan Tucker) is the son of a very wealthy family which have high expectations for him to take over his father's company. Instead, he has an infatuation with the natural beauty of a woman's naked body and engages in it by taking photos of nude models but excluding their faces for the sake of privacy, with their names known as the name of their favorite shade of lipstick.
New York City Serenade, 1h43
Directed by Frank Whaley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Chris Klein, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Ben Schwartz, Sebastian Roché, Wallace Shawn
Roles Les
Rating52% 2.6118852.6118852.6118852.6118852.611885
Owen is an aspiring filmmaker who has been nominated for an award for one of his short films in which his friend Ray appears. Owen has a job developing photos in the film industry. Ray has an office job (this week) but still plays drums in a rock band, and he has a young daughter, Francie, as well as a drinking problem. Owen is engaged to Lynn.
World Trade Center, 2h9
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Action, Historical
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, La fin du monde, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about the labor movement, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents, Films about hijackings
Actors Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael Peña, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Dorff, Jude Ciccolella
Roles Chuck Sereika
Rating60% 3.000033.000033.000033.000033.00003
On September 11, 2001, Port Authority Police officers John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno are patrolling the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan when they see a plane fly dangerously low overhead. As all of the police officers return to the station, they see on TV that the North Tower of the World Trade Center has been hit by the plane. Sergeant McLoughlin assigns many of the officers to assist in a precautionary evacuation attempt of the North Tower and they board a Metropolitan Transit Authority bus. On the bus, they hear reports that the South Tower is also hit by another plane. When they arrive at the World Trade Center, they realize the extent of the disaster, and see one of the victims jump out of the towers to certain death. The men proceed to get safety equipment from Building 5 and enter the concourse between the towers.
The Hottest State, 1h57
Directed by Ethan Hawke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Actors Mark Webber, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Michelle Williams, Glen Powell, Ethan Hawke, Laura Linney
Roles Harris
Rating61% 3.0988153.0988153.0988153.0988153.098815
The film tells the story of a 20-year-old actor William (Mark Webber) who falls in love for the first time with an aspiring singer, Sarah (Catalina Sandino Moreno). As their love blossoms and languishes, young William reexamines himself and his relationship with his mother Jesse (Laura Linney) and estranged father Vince (Hawke himself).
Crazy Eights, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Dina Meyer, George Newbern, Traci Lords, Frank Whaley, Gabrielle Anwar, Melissa Sue Anderson
Roles Brent Sykes
Rating40% 2.0055052.0055052.0055052.0055052.005505
Six people with a common past converge years later at the funeral of an old friend. While settling affairs, a map is presented to them and they follow the directions to find a forgotten time capsule from their youth.
Mrs. Harris, 1h35
Directed by Phyllis Nagy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman, Michael Gross, Frances Fisher, Frank Whaley
Rating60% 3.0014353.0014353.0014353.0014353.001435
On a stormy night in March 1980, a distraught Jean Harris arrives at the baronial Purchase, New York home of Herman Tarnower following a five-hour drive from McLean, Virginia. Her goal is to commit suicide beside the pond on his estate after confronting her former lover, who spurned her in favor of his considerably younger secretary-receptionist Lynne Tryforos. When she removes a gun from her handbag, Tarnower attempts to take it away from her, and in the struggle he accidentally is shot and collapses. Because the phone isn't working, Jean drives off to seek help from a neighbor, only to return to the house when she sees a police car heading in that direction.