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Frank Novak is an American actor.

Biography[]

Novak was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 4, 1945. He attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts; the University of Illinois in Chicago; and the University of Massachusetts in Boston and Dorchester, Massachusetts. Novak graduated from one of these schools with a B.A. in Classics. Starting an acting career, Novak appeared in numerous theatrical productions, including A Cat Among Pigeons, Of Mice and Men, King Lear, and A Servant of Two Masters. He then moved on to onscreen acting.

On Criminal Minds[]

Novak portrayed Arthur Lanessa, an elderly man who was killed by George Foyet, in the Season Four episode "Omnivore".

Filmography[]

  • Scandal (2012) as Old Marine Juror
  • Hollywoo (2011) as Vieil homme entrée Palace Hotel
  • Friends with Benefits (2011) as Detective
  • L.A. Noire (2011) as Joseph Nesco (video game, voice)
  • Lie to Me (2010) as Janitor
  • Raising the Bar (TV Series) as Unknown Character
  • Criminal Minds - "Omnivore" (2009) TV episode - Arthur Lanessa
  • Eli Stone (2009) as Desk Sergeant
  • Watchmen (2009) as Henry Kissinger
  • Scrubs (2009) as Pat Rosell
  • Necessary Evil (2008) as Army General
  • Mad Men (2008) as Curtis
  • ER (2008) as Ted
  • Final Approach (2007) as Air Force General Childs
  • The Fall of Night (2007) as Joe's Father
  • Big Love (2007) as Unknown Character
  • Love Is a Four Letter Word (2007) as Sidney
  • Numb3rs (2006) as John Taddeo
  • In Justice (2006) as Bank Guard #2
  • Rumor Has It... (2005) as Party Guest
  • The Young and the Restless (2005) as Superintendent
  • Monk (2005) as Marv Chastwick
  • Charmed (2005) as Councilman Wexler
  • Medical Investigation (2004) as Sherman
  • Las Vegas (2004) as Detective Valdivia
  • Undercover Kids (2004) as Grandpa
  • The District (2003) as Mr. Dolans
  • Air Marshal (2003) as General Watkins
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2003) as Dr. Tinsman
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002-2003) as Judge/Clark County Judge (2 episodes)
  • Boomtown (2002) as Mack Bosell
  • MDs (2002) as Older Security Guard
  • Scorcher (2002) as City Engineer
  • Philly (2002) as Mr. Voxman
  • The Guardian (2002) as Dan Kelsey
  • Role of a Lifetime (2002) as Desk Sergeant
  • Raptor (2001) as Lyle Schell (video, credited as Frank Novack)
  • Thieves (2001) as Warden
  • The Korean War (2001) as General Douglas MacArthur
  • Rennie's Landing (2001) as Bank Manager
  • That's My Bush! (2001) as Witty G. Banter
  • Boston Public (2001) as Interviewer
  • NYPD Blue (2001) as Bill Syzmanski
  • A Mother's Testimony (2001) as Judge
  • Angel (2001) as Curdmudgeonly Father
  • Cahoots (2001) as Charlie
  • Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (2000) as Unknown Character
  • Becker (2000) as Myers
  • Shadow Hours (2000) as Husband
  • What's Cooking? (2000) as Governor Rhoads
  • My Little Assassin (1999) as Passenger #1
  • Friends (1999) as The Gambler
  • The X-Files (1999) as Raybert Fellowes
  • Norm (1999) as Chuckie
  • Melrose Place (1998) as Detective
  • The Wayans Bros. (1998) as Contractor
  • Suddenly Susan (1998) as Lenny
  • The Practice (1998) as Dick Walsh (2 episodes)
  • Breast Men (1997) as Earl
  • Party of Five (1997) as 1st Fireman
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1997) as Beat Cop
  • Diagnosis Murder (1994-1996) as Bartender/Cab Driver/Cop #2 (3 episodes)
  • Independence Day (1996) as Teddy
  • Boy Meets World (1996) as Desk Sergeant
  • The John Larroquette Show (1996) as Fireman
  • Virtual Seduction (1995) as Dr. Grant
  • The Nature of the Beast (1995) as Manfred
  • Night of the Running Man (1995) as Conductor
  • See Jane Run (1995) as Court Clerk
  • A Dangerous Affair (1995) as Unknown Character
  • Watchers III (1994) as Stratten
  • The Force (1994) as Booking Officer (video)
  • Untamed Love (1994) as Wally
  • Seinfeld (1994) as Clerk
  • Murder of Innocence (1993) as Super
  • Carnosaur (1993) as Jesse Paloma
  • Stepmonster (1993) as Fire Captain (video)
  • Darkness Before Dawn (1993) as Security Guard
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) as Businessman
  • Body Chemistry II: Voice of a Stranger (1992) as Mahoney
  • Sleepwalkers (1992) as Deputy Sheriff
  • Newsies (1992) as Policeman
  • Secrets (1992) as Plainclothes Officer
  • Seduction: Three Tales from the 'Inner Sanctum' (1992) as Bartender
  • Perfect Strangers (1992) as Delivery Man
  • Breaking the Silence (1992) as DA Wechsler
  • One Special Victory (1991) as Unknown Character
  • Life Goes On (1991) as Construction Worker
  • Runaway Father (1991) as Sheriff Marsee
  • Knots Landing (1991) as Hotel Guest (2 episodes)
  • The Killing Mind (1991) as Desk Officer
  • Quantum Leap (1991) as Lou
  • Earth Angel (1991) as Bartender
  • Street Soldiers (1991) as Unknown Character
  • Dallas (1991) as Oilman
  • L.A. Law (1990) as Coroner
  • Father Dowling Mysteries (1990) as Judge
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987) as Loan Shark
  • I Am Joe's Eye (1983) as Unknown Character

External Links[]

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

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