Frankie Faison

TV Actor

Birthday June 10, 1949

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Newport News, VA

Age 74 years old

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TV and film actor best known for playing Police Commissioner Ervin Burrell on HBO's The Wire and Sugar Bates on Banshee.

Before Fame

He was in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of King Lear.


He is the only actor apart from Anthony Hopkins to appear in the films The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, and Red Dragon.

Family Life

He has three children with Jane Mandel.

Associated With

He was in The Wire with Dominic West.