Frank Langella

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Langella in September 2012

Frank A. Langella, Jr. (born January 1, 1938) is an American stage and movie actor. He won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his role as Richard Nixon in the play Frost/Nixon (2006), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the same role in the 2008 movie adaptation. He often plays villains and unsympathetic characters, but he has also played sympathetic characters.

Langella is also known for his other movie appearances, including Dave, Superman Returns, Masters of the Universe, The Caller, The Beast, House of D, The Box, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Unknown and Robot & Frank.

Langella was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He attended Syracuse University. He married Ruth Weil from 1977 to 1996. They have two children, Frank III and Sarah. He was partners with Whoopi Goldberg from 1996 to 2001.[1]

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  1. "Frank Langella Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-10.

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