Frankie Faison

Frankie Faison

  • Born on
    • June 10th, 1949
Frankie Faison is an American stage and screen actor, best known for his role as Deputy Commissioner Ervin Burrell in HBO's television series "The Wire", and as Barney Matthews in the "Hannibal Lecter" franchise. He studied Drama at Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, and graduated from New York Universities' Acting Program.

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Acting (61 Credits)

2021Fatherhood as Mike
2020I'm Your Woman as Art
2020The Grudge as William Matheson
2019The Village (2019) as Ron Davis
2018An Actor Prepares as Deacon Frank Dodge
2017The Case for Christ as Joe Dubois
2013Banshee Origins as Sugar Bates
2013Banshee as Sugar Bates
2013Tio Papi as GillyWatch Free
2012Cowgirls 'n Angels as Augustus
2011Mayor Cupcake as Lenny Davis
2009Adam as Harlan
2009Splinterheads as Pope
2009For Sale by Owner as Gene Woodman
2009Breaking Point as Richter Green
2009Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant as Rhamus Twobellies
2009Brief Interviews with Hideous Men as Subject #42
2008Meet the Browns as L.B.
2008Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist as Janitor
2007My Blueberry Nights as Travis
2006Premium as PhilWatch Free
2004Highwaymen as Will Macklin
2004White Chicks as Elliott Gordon
2004In Good Company as Corwin
2004The Cookout as Jojo Andersen
2003Gods and Generals as Jim Lewis
2002The Wire as Ervin Burrell
2002Red Dragon as Barney Matthews
2002Showtime as Lt. Winship
2001Call Me Claus as Dwayne
2001Down to Earth as Whitney Daniels
2001Hannibal as Barney Matthews
1999The Thomas Crown Affair as Detective Paretti
1999Oxygen as Phil Kline
1998Jaded as Henry Broker
1997Julian Po as Sheriff Leon
1996The Rich Man's Wife as Detective Ron Lewis
1996Albino Alligator as Agent Marv Rose
1996The Stupids as The Lloyd
1996Mother Night as Robert Sterling Wilson
1995The Langoliers as Don Gaffney
1995Roommates as Professor Martin
1994I Love Trouble as Police Chief
1993Sommersby as Joseph
1993Money for Nothing as Madigan
1992Freejack as Eagle Man
1991The Silence of the Lambs as Barney Matthews
1991City of Hope as Levonne
1989Do the Right Thing as Coconut Sid
1988Coming to America as Landlord
1988Mississippi Burning as Eulogist
1986Maximum Overdrive as Handy
1986Manhunter as Lt. Fisk
1986The Money Pit as James
1984Exterminator 2 as Be Gee
1984C.H.U.D. as Sgt. Parker
1982Cat People as Det. Brandt
1982Hanky Panky as Cop Driver
1981Ragtime as Gang Member 1
1980Permanent Vacation as Man in Lobby


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