Frank Langella has long been considered among America’s greatest actors. He was nominated for the Oscar, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as the disgraced former President of the United States in Ron Howard’s Frost/Nixon. Other acclaimed performances include those in Stephen Frears’ Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight for HBO Films, Jake Schreier’s Robot and Frank, Andrew Wagner’s Starting Out in the Evening (for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination), Oliver Stone’s Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, as “Perry White” in Superman Returns, Roman Polanski’s The Ninth Gate, Ivan Reitman’s Dave and Draft Day, Adrian Lyne’s Lolita, as “William Paley” in George Clooney’s Good Night and Good Luck, and as the title role in John Badham’s Dracula. (Continue Reading)
Frank was recently seen in Jay Roach’s All the Way, playing “Senator Richard Russell” opposite Bryan Cranston for HBO Films, Captain Fantastic opposite Viggo Mortensen, the Emmy nominated F/X series The Americans, and on the acclaimed comedy series Kidding opposite Jim Carrey and Catherine Keener for Showtime.
Frank is the recipient of 4 Tony Awards and 7 Tony nominations. He won most recently for The Father, for which he also received a Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. Before that, his performance as King Lear in 2013 was unanimously praised both in London at the Chichester Shakespeare Festival and in New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2003.