Frank Whaley Net Worth

Frank Whaley Net Worth is
$3 Million

Frank Whaley Biography

A global known Actor Frank Whaley born in Saturday, July 20, 1963

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameFrank Whaley
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 20, 1963
Height1.71 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Performer, Film director, Actor
EducationUniversity at Albany, SUNY
SpouseHeather Bucha
ParentsJosephine Whaley, Robert W. Whaley, Sr.
SiblingsRobert Whaley
AwardsWaldo Salt Screenwriting Award
NominationsGotham Open Palm Award
MoviesPulp Fiction, Like Sunday, Like Rain, Career Opportunities, Swimming with Sharks, Field of Dreams, Joe the King, Swing Kids, The Doors, Born on the Fourth of July, The Freshman, The Jimmy Show, Broken Arrow, Vacancy, A Midnight Clear, Hoffa, Little Monsters, Rob the Mob, When Trumpets Fade, Crazy Eights, Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five, As Good as Dead, The Desperate Trail, Mrs. Harris, Cold Dog Soup, World Trade Center, Chelsea Walls, The Cell 2, New York City Serenade, The Hottest State, Cherry Crush, Ruffian, Retroactive, Janie Jones, A Good Night to Die, Pursuit of Happiness, Drillbit Taylor, Cold Moon, I.Q., Where There's a Will, The Winner, Back in the USSR, Arthur Hailey's Detective, The Wall, To Dance with the White Dog, Aftermath, Glam, Café Society, Bombshell
TV ShowsBuddy Faro, Luke Cage

Interesting Facts

1 As of 2016, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Field of Dreams (1989), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), JFK (1991) and Pulp Fiction (1994).
2 Played Lee Harvey Oswald in Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993) and an Oswald impostor in JFK (1991).
3 Good friends with actor Val Kilmer.
4 Made his acting debut on the New York stage in Tigers Wild.
5 Has a brother named Robert Whaley and two sisters.
6 Son of Josephine and Robert W. Whaley Sr.
7 Has two children with his wife, Heather Bucha.
8 Plays bit parts in big movies and successful star vehicles (Pulp Fiction (1994), JFK (1991), Broken Arrow (1996), The Freshman (1990), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Red Dragon (2002)), and leads in mostly small and unsuccessful movies (Career Opportunities (1991), Cold Dog Soup (1990), and The Jimmy Show (2001)).
9 He founded a theater company called Malaparte with Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, and Steve Zahn.
10 Brother of musician/composer/actor Robert Whaley.
11 Does all his own musical work whenever he plays a musician in a movie.
12 Is good friends with actor Ethan Hawke, who also lists Whaley in the acknowledgments of one of his novels, Ash Wednesday.
13 Graduate of State University of New York at Albany.
14 Wife Heather Bucha, graduate of Colby College, is a playwright and actress, author of "Social Notes: An Evening with Dorothy Parker".
15 Gained 30 pounds for role in Homage (1995).
16 A staunch supporter of indie films, he hosted the MetroChannel cable TV's Metro-Angelika Film Festival (2001).
17 Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in John Willis's Screen World, Vol. 43.


1 Frequently cast in 'Oliver Stone' films.


All Frank Whaley pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Festival Achievement Award Stony Brook Film Festival For outstanding contribution to independent cinema.
2001 Feature Film Award New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Best Actor Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
1999 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award Sundance Film Festival Joe the King (1999)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Golden Eye Zurich Film Festival Best New Fiction Film New York City Serenade (2007)
1999 Open Palm Award Gotham Awards Joe the King (1999)
1999 Grand Jury Prize Sundance Film Festival Dramatic Joe the King (1999)
1994 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Motion Picture Swing Kids (1993) Christian Bale

Robert Sean Leonard

David Tom



Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story 1999 TV Movie Allen Kogan
Joe the King 1999 Angry Man Bob Owes (uncredited)
It All Came True 1998 Brett Conway
When Trumpets Fade 1998 TV Movie Medic Chamberlain
The Wall 1998 TV Movie Bishop
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five 1998 Skee-Ball Weasel
Bombshell 1997 Malcolm Garvey
Glam 1997 Franky Syde
Dead Man's Gun 1997 TV Series Cole Ballard
Oddville, MTV 1997 TV Series
Dead Man's Gun 1997 TV Movie Cole (segment "My Brother's Keeper")
Retroactive 1997 Brian
The Winner 1996 Joey
Broken Arrow 1996 Giles Prentice
Cafe Society 1995 Mickey Jelke
Homage 1995 Archie Landrum
I.Q. 1994 Frank
The Desperate Trail 1994 Video Walter Cooper
Swimming with Sharks 1994 Guy
Pulp Fiction 1994 Brett
To Dance with the White Dog 1993 TV Movie James
Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald 1993 TV Movie Lee Harvey Oswald
Swing Kids 1993 Arvid
Hoffa 1992 Young Kid
A Midnight Clear 1992 Paul 'Father' Mundy
Back in the U.S.S.R. 1992 Archer
JFK 1991 Oswald Imposter (credited on Director's Cut)
Career Opportunities 1991 Jim Dodge
The Doors 1991 Robby Krieger
Cold Dog Soup 1990 Michael Latchmer
The Freshman 1990 Steve Bushak
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 Timmy
Little Monsters 1989 Boy
Field of Dreams 1989 Archie Graham
Flying Blind 1989 TV Movie Joey
Unconquered 1989 TV Movie Arnie Woods
Life on the Flipside 1988 TV Movie Sonny Day
The Equalizer 1988 TV Series Press
Ironweed 1987 Young Francis Phelan
ABC Afterschool Specials 1987 TV Series Jeff Dillon
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1987 TV Series Scott McNichol
Spenser: For Hire 1987 TV Series Tommy
Warning Shot 2017 post-production David
Monster Trucks 2016 post-production
The Outskirts 2016 completed Herb
Divorce 2016 TV Series Carson Hodges
Cold Moon 2016 Sheriff Ted Hale
Luke Cage 2016 TV Series Detective Rafael Scarfe
Chicago Med 2016 TV Series Chuck Gleason
Madoff 2016 TV Mini-Series Harry Markopolos
Unforgettable 2016 TV Series Jim Garrett
Under the Dome 2015 TV Series Dr. Marston
Gotham 2014 TV Series Doug
Rob the Mob 2014 Agent Frank Hurd
The Blacklist 2014 TV Series Karl Hoffman
Blue Bloods 2012-2013 TV Series Gary Heller
Ray Donovan 2013 TV Series Van Miller
Aftermath 2013/I Eric
NYC 22 2012 TV Series Larry Giles
Alcatraz 2012 TV Series Officer Donovan
Medium 2010 TV Series Gabe Helling
Janie Jones 2010 Chuck
Burn Notice 2010 TV Series Josh Wagner
As Good as Dead 2010 Aaron
Ugly Betty 2010 TV Series Mr. Sparks
The Cell 2 2009 Video Duncan
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2009 TV Series Miles
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2008 TV Series Navy Commander Grant Marcus
Drillbit Taylor 2008 Jittery Bodyguard
House M.D. 2007 TV Series Robert Elliot
New York City Serenade 2007 Les
Ruffian 2007 TV Movie Bill Nack
Vacancy 2007 Mason
Boston Legal 2007 TV Series Frankie Cox
Cherry Crush 2007 Wade Chandling
The System Within 2006 Prison Guard
Crazy Eights 2006 Brent Sykes
The Hottest State 2006 Harris
Psych 2006 TV Series Robert Dunn
World Trade Center 2006 Chuck Sereika
Where There's a Will 2006 TV Movie Richie Greene
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2005 TV Series Peter Hagen
Mrs. Harris 2005 TV Movie George Bolen
Detective 2005 TV Movie Brewmaster
NCIS 2004 TV Series Jeffrey White
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2004 TV Series Mitch Godel
The Dead Zone 2003-2004 TV Series Christopher Wey Future Guy
School of Rock 2003 Battle of the Bands Director (uncredited)
A Good Night to Die 2003 Chad
Sun Gods 2002 TV Movie
The Twilight Zone 2002 TV Series Martin Donner
Red Dragon 2002 Ralph Mandy (uncredited)
Law & Order 2002 TV Series John McDowell
Bad News Mr. Swanson 2001 TV Movie
Strange Frequency 2001 TV Series
Chelsea Walls 2001 Lynny Barnum
The Jimmy Show 2001 Jimmy O'Brien
Pursuit of Happiness 2001 Alan
Buddy Faro 1998-2000 TV Series Bob Jones
The Outer Limits 1995-2000 TV Series Zig Fowler / Cliff Unger / Henry Marshall
Two Family House 2000 Narrator (uncredited)


Like Sunday, Like Rain 2014
New York City Serenade 2007
The Jimmy Show 2001
Joe the King 1999


Like Sunday, Like Rain 2014
New York City Serenade 2007
The Jimmy Show 2001
Joe the King 1999 written by


Chelsea Walls 2001 performer: "Remember Me" 2001
Cafe Society 1995 performer: "Remind Me" 1940
The Doors 1991 performer: "My Wild Love"


Easy Six 2003 thanks
Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes 2000 thanks
Two Family House 2000 special thanks
The Desperate Trail 1994 Video the filmmakers wish to thank


Celebrity Ghost Stories 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Con Man with a Heart of Gold 2006 Video short Himself
'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris 2006 Documentary Himself
Field of Dreams: Passing Along the Pastime 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Metro-Angelika Film Festival 2001 TV Movie Himself -Host
The Road of Excess 1997 Video documentary short Himself
Cannes Man 1997 Himself (as Frank Whalley)
American Experience 1997 TV Series documentary
The Jon Stewart Show 1995 TV Series Himself
The State 1995 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Diálogos de cine 2008 TV Movie Brett
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary Brett (uncredited)
'Pulp Fiction' on a Dime: A 10th Anniversary Retrospect 2004 TV Short documentary
You're Still Not Fooling Anybody 1997 Short Himself (uncredited)

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