Frank Blocker

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Frank Blocker is an accomplished actor, writer, and director who has made a name for himself both on and off Broadway. Born in Georgia, Blocker began his career in the arts as a dancer, training at the Atlanta Ballet School before moving on to attend the North Carolina School of the Arts. After graduating, he moved to New York City to pursue his dreams of becoming a performer.
Blocker's Broadway debut came in 1991, when he appeared in the original production of "The Merchant of Venice" alongside Dustin Hoffman. He went on to appear in several other Broadway productions, including "The Night of the Iguana," "The Best Man," and "The Rainmaker." In addition to his work on the stage, Blocker has also appeared in numerous film and television projects, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Boardwalk Empire," and "The Blacklist."
One of Blocker's most notable roles came in 2003, when he originated the role of the Narrator in the off-Broadway production of "Southern Gothic Novel." The play, which was written by Blocker himself, received critical acclaim and went on to be produced in theaters across the country. Blocker has since written and directed several other plays, including "Eula Mae's Beauty, Bait & Tackle," which premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2005.
In addition to his work in theater and film, Blocker is also a talented musician. He has released several albums of original music, including "The Trouble with Dreams" and "The Cat That Can Be Alone." His music has been featured in several film and television projects, including the documentary "The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant."
Blocker's most recent work includes his role in the 2019 film "The Irishman," directed by Martin Scorsese. He also appeared in the off-Broadway production of "The Effect" in 2018. With a career spanning over three decades, Frank Blocker has established himself as a versatile and talented performer, writer, and director in the world of theater and beyond.

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Frank Blocker has been nominated for the Outstanding Solo Performance award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Southern Gothic Novel".

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