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Frank Deal

Upon graduating from NYU's Graduate Acting Program, Frank began a 10 year career as a stage director. In the early 2000's he left directing to pursue an acting career full time. In 2001, he landed the recurring part of ADA Don Newvine on "Law and Order: SVU. Since then he has performed in theatre, television, and film.He has appeared On and Off-Broadway in premieres of "August: Osage County" (The Music Box), "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told" (by Paul Rudick / Minetta Lane), "One Neck" (The Atlantic w/ Alison Janney), "Second-Hand Smoke" (w/ Vera Farmiga at Primary Stages) and "The Vietnamization of New Jersey" (by Durang at The Beckett), among many others.Films include: "The App", "Non-Stop" (w/ Liam Neeson), "The Bay" (directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson), "The Amazing Spiderman 2", "Deception" (w/ Ewan MacGregor / Hugh Jackman), "The Corrections" (Noah Baumbach), "The House is Burning" (Cannes), "Flannel Pajamas" (Sundance) and "Body/Antibody", among others.TV: FBI Special Agent O'Connell on Law and Order: SVU. Guest spots on, "The Blacklist", "The Knick" (Steven Soderbergh), "Hostages", "Alpha House", "Boardwalk Empire", "Elementary", "Person of Interest", "Blue Bloods", "Nurse Jackie", "Unforgettable", "Royal Pains", "Fringe", "Onion News Network", "Sopranos", "Law & Order" and others.Faculty member of The Juilliard School (Drama Division) since 2000. Regional credits include, Mister Roberts (Kennedy Center), Side Man (as Genie Glimmer at The Guthrie), Six Years (by Sharr White at ATL's Humana Festival), The Black Dahlia (Yale Rep), among many others.Frank has had the great pleasure of working with such actors as Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Andy Garcia, Julianne Moore, Diane Weist, Maggie Gyllenhall, Stacey Keach, Melissa Leo, Michael Stuhlbarg, Estelle Parsons, Michelle Dockery, and Lupita Nyong'o among others... And with directors that include, Barry Levinson, Jaume Collet-Serra, Mark Wing-Davey, Noah Baumbach, Liviu Culei, Christopher Ashley, Ethan McSweeney, Moises Kaufman, etc.In addition to a busy schedule acting these days, Frank has enjoyed teaching (and being taught) "Play" at The Juilliard School's Drama Division, his artistic home for the last 15 years.


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Born:
Oct 7, 1958 In Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Series Gotham 2014-09-22

1 win.

Known For
Poster of Gotham
Poster of The Blacklist
Poster of Boardwalk Empire
Poster of Fringe
Filmography
Gotham Unknown 2014-09-22
The Knick Unknown 2014-08-08
Red Oaks Skip 2014-08-28
The Americans Unknown 2013-01-30
Hostages Unknown 2013-09-23
The Blacklist Unknown 2013-09-23
Elementary Unknown 2012-09-27
Unforgettable Unknown 2011-09-20
The Onion News Network Unknown 2011
Person of Interest Unknown 2011-09-22
Boardwalk Empire Unknown 2010-09-19
Blue Bloods Unknown 2010-09-24
Royal Pains Unknown 2009-06-04
Nurse Jackie Unknown 2009-06-08
Fringe Unknown 2008-09-09
Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13