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Frank Langella stars in "Unknown," alongside Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger and January Jones, as Rodney Cole.

Frank Langella ranks among the most respected actors of the stage and screen. He recently earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Richard Nixon in Ron Howard's true-life drama "Frost/Nixon," for which he also garnered Golden Globe, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations. Langella had previously won Tony and Drama Desk Awards and received an Olivier Award nomination when he originated the role of Nixon in the Peter Morgan play, first in London and then on Broadway.

Langella more recently co-starred with Michael Douglas in Oliver Stone's hit drama "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." He also returned to Broadway to star as Sir Thomas More in the 2008 revival of "A Man for All Seasons."

Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, Langella earned a degree in Theatre from Syracuse University before beginning his career in regional theater. He made his Broadway bow in the play "Yerma," and then starred in William Gibson's "A Cry of Players," for which he won a 1969 Drama Desk Award. He first gained the attention of movie audiences in 1970 when he starred in "Diary of a Mad Housewife" and Mel Brooks' "The Twelve Chairs."

He won his first Tony Award, as well as another Drama Desk Award, for his performance in Edward Albee's "Seascape." In 1978, Langella received both Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for his work in the title role of "Dracula." He subsequently reprised the part in John Badham's 1979 film version of the play.

Throughout his career, Langella has continued to juggle film and stage roles, earning praise for his work in both arenas. His many additional stage honors include Tony and Drama Desk Awards for "Fortune's Fool"; Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for "Match"; Drama Desk Awards for "The Winner" and "The Father"; a 18 Drama Desk Award nomination for "Present Laughter"; and Obie Awards for "Good Day," "The White Devil" and "The Old Glory: Benito Cereno." In 2003, Langella was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

On the screen, Langella is remembered as the scheming White House Chief of Staff, Bob Alexander, in Ivan Reitman's hit comedy "Dave." He more recently shared in a SAG Award nomination as a member of the ensemble cast of George Clooney's "Good Night, and Good Luck," and received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his work in "Starting Out in the Evening." His additional film credits include Ivan Reitman's "Junior," Adrian Lyne's "Lolita," Roman Polanski's "The Ninth Gate," and Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns," to name only a few.

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Age: 78 years old
Birthday: January 1, 1938
Height: 6' 4"
Full Name / Real Name: Frank A. Langella Jr.
Birthplace: Bayonne, NJ
Wife: Ruth Weil (6/14/1977 - 1996, divorced, 2 children)

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