Dan Ziskie

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Dan Ziskie is an American actor and photographer. Ziskie portrayed the character Frank Niggar on a popular sketch on Chappelle's Show. He was on Treme, where he played a politically connected banker in Post-Katrina New Orleans. He had a recurring role as the Vice President of the United States on the first season of House of Cards. He had a guest spot on Person of Interest and The Blacklist, portraying senators on both shows. On the season finale of 24's fifth season Ziskie played the United States Attorney General who, after hearing an audio recording of the president admitting that he took part in the assassination of a former president, orders his removal from office.

In October 2017 Ziskie released a collection of photographs of the New York City area in his first book, entitled "Cloud Chamber."


Year Title Role Notes
1985 The Man with One Red Shoe Young American
1985 Key Exchange Mr. Anderson
1985 O.C. and Stiggs Rusty Calloway
1986 Twisted Phillip Collins
1986 Very Close Quarters Thin Man
1987 Adventures in Babysitting Mr. Anderson
1989 Troop Beverly Hills Arthur Barnfell
1990 Vital Signs Dr. Kelly
1992 Zebrahead Mr. Cimino
1997 The Jackal CIA Rep. #2
2000 Isn't She Great Guy's doctor
2000 Prince of Central Park City Planner
2000 Thirteen Days Gen. Walter 'Cam' Sweeney
2002 Bad Company Officer Dempsey
2003 Undermind Sean Waye
2003 Dead Canaries Ron
2004 Satan's Little Helper Vernon
2004 Kinsey NYC Reporter #2
2004 The Reawakening Paul
2005 War of the Worlds Informative Guy
2006 Last Holiday Dr. Thompson
2006 Eight Below Navy Commander
2006 Dong Jing shen pan
2008 Synecdoche, New York Leg Tremor Doctor
2008 New York, I Love You Party's Guest Uncredited
2009 The Rebound Ken Gordon
2010 Step Up 3D NYU Dean
2015 Concussion Paul Tagliabue
2015 Prism Leroy
2016 Mercy George
2019 Bull Walter Franklin Episode: "Security Fraud"

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