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Frederick Weller Biography

Birth Name:
Frederick Weller
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made his professional stage debut as an understudy in the original New York production of Six Degrees of Separation
  • Made his silver screen debut playing the lead role of Matty Dean in Stonewall (1996), a film about the start of the gay rights movement
  • Played Brian Wilson in the ABC miniseries The Beach Boys: An American Family in 2000
  • Was directed by Neil LaBute in London and New York stage productions of The Shape of Things and also in the 2003 film version of the play
  • In 2005, he portrayed a talking lizard in the Lincoln Center Theater's revival of Edward Albee's Seascape
  • His first major TV role had him playing a cop in the police drama Missing Persons (1993-94)
  • More than a decade later, his second major TV gig cast him in another crime-solving role as a U
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  • Marshall in the USA Network series In Plain Sight
  • Wrote, directed and starred in Streetcar, a short film about an aspiring television actor that made the rounds at various film festivals in 2010