Frank Anthony Polito is a Brooklyn-based actor and playwright. He can be seen in the films One Angry Man with Jackie Mason, One True Thing with Meryl Streep and Renee Zellweger, and Hitch with Will Smith. On TV he has appeared on Spin City, The Sopranos and One Life to Live. On stage he has worked off-Broadway, and regionally in Washington, D.C., Hartford, CT, and Rochester, MI.
Frank’s first play, JOHN R, was produced in New York City in 2001 and is the basis for his debut novel, BAND FAGS! His play Another Day on Willow St premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2007 where it was named “Outstanding New Play” by Talkin’ Broadway. Other plays have appeared at Bailiwick Repertory Theatre in Chicago, Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, VA, and at The Dayton Playhouse in Dayton, OH.
Frank holds an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.F.A. in Theatre from Wayne State University. He grew up in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park where he was both a Band Fag and a Drama Queer.