Frank (given name)

Frank (given name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Frank

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related names = François, Franklin
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Frank is a given name, and may refer to:

In arts and entertainment

In literature:
* Frank Chin (b. 1940), Chinese-American author
* Frank Conniff (b. 1958), American actor and writer who portrayed TV's Frank
* Frank Herbert (1920-1986), science fiction writer, author of the Dune series
* Frank Stella (born 1936), American painter and printmaker

In radio:
* Frank Sontag (born 1955), talk radio host

In architecture:
* Frank Lloyd Wright
* Frank Gehry

In music:
* Frank Black (born 1965), American musician
* Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), American singer and actor
* Frank Zappa (1940-1993), American musician
* Frank Iero, one of two guitarists for the band My Chemical Romance and lead singer for the band Leathermouth
* Frank Klepacki, American video game music composer best known for his work on the "Command & Conquer" series

In television:
* Frank Caliendo, impressionist and comedian, host of the television show Frank TV

In film:
* Frank Gorshin, American actor and comedian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
* Frank Borzage, American film director and actor

Other people

* Frank Bruno, British WBC heavyweight champion
* Frank Bainimarama (born 1954), Commander of the Fijian Military Forces and Interim Prime Minister of Fiji
* Frank Cooper, British Oxford-based shopkeeper and marmalade manufacturer
* Frank Cooper, Australian politician
* Frank Dehne (born 1976), German volleyball player
* Frank James, notorious 19th century outlaw and member of the James-Younger gang.
* Frank Moreno (born 1965), Cuban judoka
* Frank Schilling, Domain Name and Internet investor
* Frank Thomas, North American baseball player

Fiction characters

* Frank Burns nicknamed "Ferret Face", a character in the "M*A*S*H" film and television series
* Frank Cooper, a fictional US television character
* Frank Drebin, a character from 1980s "Police Squad!", and "The Naked Gun" series of films.
* Frank Gallagher, one of the main characters of the British television drama "Shameless"
* Frank Spencer, character played by Michael Crawford in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
* Frank West, a fictional photojournalist in the video game "Dead Rising"
* Frank Tenpenny, a fictional crooked police officer in the video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas"
* Frank Martin, a fictional character portrayed by Jason Statham in the "Transporter" movie series.
* Frank Booth, the villain in the movie Blue Velvet, played by Dennis Hopper

ee also

* Franc (disambiguation)
* Franck
* Franks (disambiguation)
* Frank Cooper, British Oxford-based marmalade manufacturer

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