Francis Guinan

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Francis V. Guinan Jr. (born November 17, 1951) is an American film, television and stage actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Edgar Teller the patriarch in the short-lived series Eerie, Indiana.

The Council Bluffs, Iowa-born actor has made guest appearances in many notable television series including Grey's Anatomy, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, CSI: NY, Without a Trace, The Practice, Crossing Jordan, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager, That '70s Show, Nash Bridges, Sliders, Murder, She Wrote, Frasier, Mike & Molly and other series.[1]

He has been a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble since 1979.[2] In December 2007, Guinan co-starred in the Tracy Letts' play August: Osage County[3] which opened on Broadway to critical acclaim. He played Master Pakku in the 2010 film, The Last Airbender as well as appeared in the films Hannibal (2001), Constantine (2005) and Abundant Acreage Available (2017).


Awards and nominations[edit]


Year Award Category Work Result
2019 Evening Standard Theatre Award[4][5] Best Actor Downstate Nominated


  1. ^ "Frances Guinan". TV Guide. Retrieved June 26, 2021.
  2. ^ Francis Guinan biodata Archived 2013-09-25 at the Wayback Machine,; accessed August 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "August Osage County". Internet Broadway Database.
  4. ^ "The 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlist in full". 2019-11-04. Retrieved 2021-01-18.
  5. ^ Paskett, Zoe (2019-11-25). "The 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards winners in full". Retrieved 2021-01-18.

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