Grillo at San Diego Comic Con International in 2013
|Born||Frank Anthony Grillo
June 8, 1963
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Spouse(s)||Kathy Grillo (1991–1998)
Wendy Moniz (2000–present)
Frank Anthony Grillo (born June 8, 1963) is an American actor known for his roles in various films, such as Warrior (2011), The Grey (2012), End of Watch (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and The Purge: Anarchy (2014).
Grillo appeared in 25 commercials including ones for American Express, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Sure deodorant. The Sure deodorant commercial was airing when Frank first appeared in "Guiding Light" as Hart Jessep. Grillo is perhaps best known for his role as Nick Savrinn in Season One of Prison Break. He also had roles in other television shows and movies, including Blind Justice and Battery Park. He is also known for his very popular stint as Hart Jessup on the daytime drama Guiding Light from May 1996 through March 1999. Before this, he appeared in commercials for companies like American Express, Sure deodorant, and Miller Genuine Draft. A lifelong athlete, he was also a successful fitness model, appearing in magazines such as Men's Workout and Exercise & Health in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Recently, Frank Grillo played "Mr. Pig" in the Spike TV Series, "The Kill Point" which aired during the summer of 2007. He also played the role of Jimmy in the CSI: NY episode "The Things About Heroes," which aired on November 28, 2007. Frank also starred as Nick Savrinn in the hit drama "Prison Break" during the first season.
Grillo starred in the horror film Mother's Day in the role of Daniel Sohapi. Also in 2010, he starred in the ABC supernatural crime drama television series The Gates. The Gates was not renewed for a second season. Frank Grillo also starred in the crime drama Breakout Kings as a guest star for the episode 'Queen of Hearts' in season 1 as a minor federal agent. Frank also had a supporting role in the 2011 film Warrior. He played Diaz in 2012 survival thriller The Grey. Grillo played secondary antagonist Brock Rumlow in the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Grillo was born in New York City as the oldest of three children, and is of Italian heritage. He got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. He graduated from New York University with a business degree. Frank serves on Love Our Children USA's Celebrity Board of Governors.
He married his first wife Kathy in 1991, but the couple divorced in 1998. They had a son, Remy (born in January 1997). Grillo is married to fellow actress and former on-screen love interest Wendy Moniz on October 28, 2000. The couple has two sons: Liam (born August 2004) and Rio Joseph Grillo (born January 25, 2008). He lives in Los Angeles and New York.
|1992||The Mambo Kings||Machito|
|1993||Deadly Rivals||Det. Grogan|
|1996||Deadly Charades||Vince Carlucci|
|2002||Minority Report||Pre-Crime Cop|
|2003||The Sweetest Thing||Andy|
|2004||Hunter: Return to Justice||Detective Terence Gillette|
|2005||Hunter: Back in Force||Detective Terence Gillette|
|2006||Hollis & Rae||Detective Henry Callaway|
|2007||Raw Footage||Ben Chaffin||Short film|
|2008||The Madness of Jane||Dr. Oliver Cornbluth|
|2008||Blue Blood||Sgt. Quarry|
|2009||Pride and Glory||Eddie Carbone|
|2009||Blue Eyes||Bob Estevez|
|2010||Edge of Darkness||Agent One|
|2010||Mother's Day||Daniel Sohapi|
|2010||My Soul to Take||Paterson|
|2012||The Grey||John Diaz|
|2012||Lay the Favorite||Frankie|
|2012||End of Watch||Sarge|
|2012||Zero Dark Thirty||Red Squadron Commanding Officer|
|2013||Mary and Martha||Peter|
|2014||Captain America: The Winter Soldier||Brock Rumlow|
|2014||The Purge: Anarchy||Leo|
|2014||A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island||Guy Clifton||Post-production|
|2014||Demonic||Detective Mark Lewis||Post-production|
|1993||Silk Stalkings||Franco LaPuma||Episode: "Ladies Night Out"|
|1996||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Jerry Tate||Episode: "Ghost in the Road"|
|1996–1999||Guiding Light||Hart Jessup||74 episodes|
|1999||Wasteland||Cliff Dobbs||3 episodes|
|2000||Battery Park||Anthony Stigliano||7 episodes|
|2002, 2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Frank Barbarossa / Mark Van Kuren||2 episodes|
|2002–2003||For the People||Det. J.C. Hunter||18 episodes|
|2002–2003||The Shield||Officer Paul Jackson||4 episodes|
|2003||Karen Sisco||Garrison Kick||Episode: "Nostalgia"|
|2004||The District||Vince Dymecki||Episode: "Breath of Life"|
|2005–2006||Prison Break||Nick Savrinn||18 episodes|
|2005||Blind Justice||Marty Russo||13 episodes|
|2006||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Gary Sinclair||Episode: "Happenstance"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Neil Rawlings||Episode: "Tail Spin"|
|2007||Las Vegas||Jeremy Shapiro||Episode: "The Burning Bedouin"|
|2007||The Kill Point||Albert Roman/Mr. Pig||8 episodes|
|2007||CSI: NY||Jimmie Davis||Episode: "The Thing About Heroes..."|
|2010||The Gates||Nick Monohan||13 episodes|
|2011||Breakout Kings||Agent Stoltz||Episode: "Queen of Hearts"|
- Actor Frank Grillo Talks 'Mother's Day' & 'My Soul to Take'!
- TV: Frank Grillo Talks Upcoming ABC Show 'The Gates'
- Mother's Day Website Gets Another Update
- Review: Darren Bousman's Mother's Day
- "ABC Announces 2010 Summer Schedule" (Press release). ABC Television Network. April 7, 2010. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
- Graser, Marc (October 29, 2012). "Frank Grillo to play Crossbones in 'Captain America' sequel". Variety. Archived from the original on October 29, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2012.
- "Questions & Answers: April 15, 2006". Frank-Grillo.com. Frank Grillo's Official Website. April 15, 2006. Archived from the original on December 25, 2008. Retrieved March 15, 2012. "Yes, I am Italian and that is where my family is from also. In fact many of my relatives still live there. Maybe we are related."
- Frank Grillo on Twitter. June 14, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
- Jean M. Moniz. "Biography". Frank-Grillo.com. Frank Grillo's Official Website. Archived from the original on August 29, 2008. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
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