Quick Facts Frankie Faison

  • NameFrankie Faison
  • Birth Year1949
  • Birth month06
  • Father Edgar Faison
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth Place Newport News, Virginia, the United States
  • EthnicityAfrican-American
  • ProfessionActor
  • MarriedYes
  • Married to Jane Mandel
  • EducationWesleyan University in Bloomington, New York University
  • ChildrenAmanda Faison, Rachel Faison, Blake Faison, Robert Faison
  • MotherCarmena Faison

Frankie Russel Faison, popularly known as Frankie Faison, is an American television and film actor, best known for his role in the HBO networks’ crime drama “The Wire.” Further, Faison is also known for his role as Barney Matthews in the “Hannibal Lecter franchise.”

Frankie Russel’s interest in the acting led him to attend the College and University related to art and drama. Frankie has portrayed more than a hundred roles in different films, series, and drama.

Frankie Faison Net Worth, Income, Salary

As of 2019, Frankie Faison has amassed an estimated net worth of $2.5 million from his profession as an actor. Frankie earns an estimated average of $100,000 annually working in different movies, series, and drama. 

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For long, Fison is still active in the acting field and there are several upcoming projects of him. So analyzing his hardwork and dedication, the net worth and income of Fison are sure to be increased in the upcoming days.

Fison stays low-key regarding his assets like house, cars, and other possessions. Information about the details of his financial belongings is not documented yet.

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Frankie Faison Personal Life, Married, Wife, Relationships, Children

Frankie is in a marital relationship with his wife Jane Mandel. The couple got married on 26th December 1988. His wife Jane Mandel is a popular film producer. The details about how their romance sprouted and when they got engaged are not disclosed.

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Frankie and Jane are blessed with four children from their marital relationship, two daughters named Amanda Faison, and Rachel Faison and two sons named Blake Faison and Robert Faison. The couple shares their responsibility towards their children and raises them in the best possible way. 

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The couple is leading a happy life. It has been 30 years of their marriage and there are no incidents of trouble in their married life. Further, there are no rumors about their extramarital affair or about any issues that could ruin their happy married life.

Frankie Faison Early Life, Education, Parents

Frankie Faison was born on 10th June 1949, in Newport News, Virginia, the United States to Edgar Faison and Carmena Faison. His star sign is Gemini and he belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

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Faison was interested in acting from his early childhood. He received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois in drama. Faison attended New York University and received his Master’s degree in fine arts in 1974.

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Frankie Faison Career, Movies, Tv Shows

Frankie Faison started off his acting career in 1974 starring in drama King Lear. After that, he appeared in Broadway premiere of Fences and for his role Fison was nominated for Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play.

In 1979, Faison got an opportunity to star on a television series titled Hot Hero Sandwich. He first debuted on a big screen in 1980 in a movie Permanent Vacation.

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Faison then appeared in several movies like Manhunter, The Money Pit, Maximum Overdrive, and Do the Right Thing. His role in movies Coming to America, The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon got him appreciation from movie critics as well as his fans. His role in the HBO drama series The Wire made him a known figure among the mass and in the industry.

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Frankie’s current works include in the series Grey’s Anatomy, Hawaii Five-0, and The Village. Other current films of Frankie are Smoke Filled Lungs, The Case for Christ, The Sounding, An Actor Prepares, and Grudge. The movie Grudge is currently under production and is set to be released in 2019.