Frank Doubleday (actor)

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Frank Doubleday
Born (1945-01-28) January 28, 1945 (age 72)
Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Christina Hart (?–present)
Children Kaitlin Doubleday
Portia Doubleday

Frank Doubleday (born January 28, 1945 in Norwich, Connecticut) is an American actor whose most notable roles are as film villains.[1]

Doubleday is known for such films as John Carpenter's Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)[1] and John Carpenter's Escape from New York (1981)[1] playing the character Romero. In the special edition Escape from New York DVD commentary, Kurt Russell credits Doubleday's performance as setting the tone of the movie.[citation needed]

He made his film debut in The First Nudie Musical (1976), and his other film credits include roles in Alex & the Gypsy (1976), The Big Fix (1978), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), Nomads (1986), Broadcast News (1987), L.A. Bounty (1989) and Dollman (1991).[1] In recent years, he has been working in the theater.

He is the father of actresses Kaitlin Doubleday and Portia Doubleday and is married to actress Christina Hart.


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