Frank Whaley

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Syracuse, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/20/1963, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; director; screenwriter
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Frank Whaley Fast Facts:
  • Founded the band the Niagras with his brother, Robert.
  • Began his film career in 1987 as the younger version of Jack Nicholson's character in Ironweed.
  • Played a tourist lured into the Russian underworld in 1992's Back in the U.S.S.R., the first U.S. film ever to be shot entirely in Moscow.
  • At the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, he won a Walto Salt Screenwriting Award for his film Joe the King, an autobiographical drama about growing up in a poor and troubled upstate New York household during the '70s.
  • Frank Whaley Relationships:
  • Robert W. Whaley - Father
  • Josephine Whaley - Mother
  • Heather Bucha - Wife
  • Buster Williams Whaley - Son
  • Robert Whaley - Brother
  • Tallulah Josephine Whaley - Daughter
  • Frank Whaley Awards:
  • 1999 Sundance Film Festival: Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award - Winner
  • College:
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY (BA in Theater, 1985)

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