Frank Whaley Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Apr, 2021
Facts of Frank Whaley
Date of Birth: 1963 , July-20
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Frank Whaley
Birth Name Frank Joseph Whaley
Father Robert W. Whaley, Sr.
Mother Josephine Timilione
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Syracuse, New York, USA
Profession Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter, Comedian
Net Worth $3 Million
Married Yes
Married to Heather Bucha (May 5, 2001 - present)
Children 2
Education Anthony A. Henninger High School, University at Albany
Awards New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Award, Stony Brook Film Festival Award, Sundance Film Festival Award, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival Award
Movies Ironweed, Field of Dreams, Born on the Fourth of July, The Freshman, The Doors, JFK, Pulp Fiction, The Jimmy Show, Rob the Mob, Monster Trucks, Hustlers, Wish Man
TV Show Buddy Faro, The Dead Zone, Blue Bloods, Ray Donovan, Under the Dome, Madoff, Marvel's Luke Cage
Sisters 2
Siblings 3 (1 brother, 2 sisters)
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Frank Whaley is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and comedian. As an actor, he has appeared in movies like Pulp Fiction, The Doors, Field of Dreams, and Swimming With Sharks; and TV shows like Blue Bloods, Ray Donovan, Under the Dome, and Marvel's Luke Cage.

How Old Is Frank Whaley? What Is His Height?

Frank Whaley was born Frank Joseph Whaley on July 20, 1963, one of four children to Robert W. Whaley, Sr. and Josephine Timilione. He is 57 years old as of November 2020 and stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters). 

Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, Whaley attended Anthony A. Henninger High School, graduating in 1981. He moved out of home at 18 and attended the State University of New York at Albany.

Career: Movies And TV Shows

Frank Whaley made his on-screen debut in 1987 and had small roles in TV shows like Spenser: For Hire, CBS Schoolbreak Special, and ABC Afterschool Specials. He made his feature film debut in 1987's Ironweed starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.

Frank Whaley in Pulp Fiction SOURCE: Huffington Post

 Whaley has since gone on to have an illustrious movie career with roles in movies like Pulp Fiction, The Doors, Field of Dreams, and Swimming With Sharks. Other notable film roles include Born on the Fourth of July, The Freshman, JFK, The Jimmy Show, Rob the Mob, Monster Trucks, Hustlers, and Wish Man.

He has had an equally eminent career on the small screen with guest appearances on shows like The Equalizer, The Twilight Zone, NCIS, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Boston Legal, House, Burn Notice, The Blacklist, Gotham, Elementary, and Jack Ryan.

Additionally, he has also had featured roles on shows like Blue Bloods, Ray Donovan, Under the Dome, and Marvel's Luke Cage.  

Like most of the world, he is also living a quiet and inside life in 2020. He has not been active since all over lockdown. His both movie and television appearances were in 2019 in The Shed as Bane and in Jack Ryan as Carl Estes.

Father Of Two Children With Wife Heather Bucha

Frank Whaley has been married for nearly two decades to his wife, the actress-author Heather Bucha. They tied the knot on May 5, 2001, and have two children together.

Frank Whaley with his wife Heather Whaley SOURCE: Getty Images

 Heather, now going by Heather Whaley, is the author of such books as "Social Notes: An Evening with Dorothy Parker" and " Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing".    

Net Worth Of $3 Million 

According to celebritynetworth.com, Frank Whaley has a net worth of $3 million in 2020. His wealth primarily comes from his career as an actor.

The 57-year-old has been an on-screen actor since the mid-'80s and in the ensuing 33 years since he has been seen in over 119 titles including movies like Pulp Fiction, The Doors, Field of Dreams, and Swimming With Sharks; and TV shows like Blue Bloods, Ray Donovan, Under the Dome, and Marvel's Luke Cage.   

Here is the list of his movie appearance and its box office collection

  • The Shed - $ 96.9 million
  • Hustlers - $157. 6 million
  • Monster Trucks - $64.5 million
  • Cold Moon - $1.4 million
  • Rob the Mob - $208,693
  • Aftermath - $9.2 million

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