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Frank Ashmore (born Frank Howard Stell II) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Martin in the miniseries V, its sequel V: The Final Battle, and the pilot episode of V: The Series.


Ashmore was born on June 17, 1945, in El Paso, Texas. He somehow developed an interest in acting and chose to pursue it as a career. One of his first major roles was in the 1980 comedy film Airplane! and its 1982 sequel Airplane II: The Sequel. He also starred in films such as Gable and Lombard, The Astral Factor, Parts: The Clonus Horror, Monster in the Closet, and Extracted. In 1981, he appeared in the daytime soap-operas Days of Our Lives and General Hospital as a hitman and private investigator, respectively. Ashmore also made guest-star appearances on various TV shows, including Happy Days, Battlestar Galactica, Touched by an Angel, and The West Wing.

On Criminal Minds[]

Ashmore portrayed Henry Davin, the disabled father of The Canardos' unknowing accomplice Joey Davin, in the Season Two episode "The Perfect Storm".


  • Mafia III (2016) as Leo Galante/Additional Voices (video game, voice)
  • Coconut Hut (2016) as Sal (TV miniseries)
  • 8989 Redstone (2016) as Greg Boonstra
  • 400 Days (2015) as Garcia
  • Margreet (2015) as Priest Laurent (short)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2014) as Jeff Harrison
  • The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (2013) as Dr. Hara (video game, voice)
  • Dead Space 3 (2013) as Austin Buckell (video game, voice)
  • It's Not That Simple (2012) as Dr. Edwards
  • I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2012) as Mr. Carter
  • Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes (2012) as Carl Drybeck
  • Rizzoli & Isles (2012) as Ryan Finnegan
  • Extraction (2012) as Martino
  • The Darkness II (2012) as Jimmy the Grape/Dr. James (video game, voice)
  • Bee (2011) as Ed (short)
  • A Letter to Momo (2011) as Great Uncle (English version, voice)
  • Unveiled (2010) as Pastor Tim Duncan (short)
  • The Guild (2010) as Ollie (6 episodes)
  • Mafia II (2010) as Leo Galante (video game, voice)
  • Stealing Home (2009) as Rudy (short)
  • The Shield (2008) as Cy
  • Game of Life (2007) as Rick
  • The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006) as Martin Harris
  • Criminal Minds - "The Perfect Storm" (2006) TV episode - Henry Davin
  • The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005) as Martin Harris
  • McBride: It's Murder, Madam (2005) as Lawyer
  • The West Wing (2004) as Congressman Chris Finn
  • The District (2002) as Mr. Stockwell
  • 18 Wheels of Justice (2001) as Unknown Character
  • Touched by an Angel (1999) as Mac
  • The Practice (1998) as Mr. Mayfield (2 episodes)
  • Pensacola: Wings of Gold (1998) as Sheriff
  • L.A. Law (1987) as Bruce Wellman
  • Hunter (1987) as Carl Brand
  • Monster in the Closet (1986) as Scoop
  • Melba (1986) as Unknown Character
  • Shadow Chasers (1986) as Miles
  • Crazy Like a Fox (1985) as Unknown Character
  • T.J. Hooker (1985) as Carl David Beeman
  • V: The Series (1984-1985) as Philip/Martin (7 episodes)
  • V: The Final Battle (1984) as Martin (TV miniseries, 3 episodes)
  • The New Mike Hammer (1984) as Alex (2 episodes)
  • V (1983) as Martin (TV miniseries, 2 episodes)
  • Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) as Controller #3
  • CHiPs (1979-1981) as Lance/Larry Fletcher (2 episodes)
  • General Hospital (1981) as Corrigan (uncredited)
  • Days of Our Lives (1981) as Brent Cavanaugh
  • Laverne & Shirley (1980) as Bob Gatenby
  • Airplane! (1980) as Victor Basta
  • Barnaby Jones (1978-1980) as Donald Forest/Ted Goff (2 episodes)
  • Trapper John, M.D. (1979) as Bolen
  • The Clonus Horror (1979) as George/George Walker
  • Battlestar Galactica (1979) as Flight Sergeant Ortega
  • The Astral Factor (1978) as Roger Sands
  • The Bob Newhart Show (1978) as Major Hartman/Phil Morgan
  • The Next Step Beyond (1978) as Peter Holmby
  • Gable and Lombard (1976) as Ragland (credited as Frank Stell)
  • The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (1975) as Mark Linden (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Petrocelli (1975) as Alec McCaslin (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Happy Days (1974) as Johnny (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Black Eye (1974) as Chess (credited as Frank Stell)
  • The Streets of San Francisco (1974) as Sniper (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Banacek (1973) as Airline Clerk (uncredited)
  • The Sixth Sense (1972) as Intern (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Alias Smith and Jones (1972) as Guard (credited as Frank Stell)
  • Light the Way (????) as Unknown Character (short)

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For an up-to-date filmography, see here.