Frank A. Langella, Jr. was born on 1 January 1938, in Bayonne, New Jersey USA, of part-Italian descent, and is an actor, known for winning four Tony Awards over the course of his career. One of his most celebrated performances was in “Frost/Nixon”, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for the film adaptation. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Frank Langella? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. Other award winning performances include “The Father”, “Seascape” and “Fortune’s Fool”, but all of his achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.
Frank Langella Net Worth $5 million
Frank attended Bayonne High School but later moved to Columbia High School. After matriculating, he attended Syracuse University in 1955, graduating four years later with a degree in drama.
Langella then started appearing in stage productions, starting with the off-Broadway plays “The Immortalist” and “The Old Glory”. He then made his first Broadway appearance in “Yerma” in 1966, and continued with numerous stage performances, before finding film popularity in “The Twelve Chairs” and “Diary of a Mad Housewife” – his performances increased his net worth significantly.
In 1975, he got his first Tony Award in “Seascape” before being nominated again in what was considered one of his best performances during the early part of his career, in “Dracula”. He then followed it up with “The Father” and “Match” before getting another Tony Award in “Fortune’s Fool”.
Frank would continue with numerous opportunities which helped his net worth rise. He appeared in the stage play “Sherlock Holmes”, and reprised the role in 1987’s “Sherlock’s Last Case”. In the same year, he was cast in “Masters of the Universe” as Skeletor, before co-starring in the film “And God Created Woman”. He made guest appearances in “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and continued this streak in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as well as “Kitchen Confidential”. In 2005, he was cast in “Good Night, and Good Luck” and was added to “Superman Returns” the following year. He received a lot of critical acclaim for his performance in “Starting Out in the Evening”, which won him a Boston Society of Film Critics Award. He would then get one of his most popular roles in “Frost/Nixon”, in which he played Richard Nixon. The production gained numerous positive reviews leading him to his third Tony Award. He reprised his role in the film “Frost/Nixon” which won him numerous awards leading to an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Langella then continued his stage work with the musical “A Christmas Carol”, before starring in “A Man for All Seasons” In 2009, he was cast in the film “The Box” starring Cameron Diaz, and then starred in the thriller “Unknown”. One of his latest projects is the 2016 production of “The Father”.
For his personal life, it is known that Frank married Ruth Weil in 1977 but they divorced in 1996; they have two children. He also had a relationship with Whoopi Goldberg, but they separated in 2001, since when he has apparently been single.
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