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Frankie J. Alvarez

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Frankie J. Alvarez is an American actor best known for his starring role as Agustín, an artist's assistant and Patrick's best friend their college days at The University of California, Berkeley, in the comedy-drama television series Looking.

Alvarez was seen in New York as Flaco Raphael in the concert musical he co-created with Nick Choksi for Ars Nova's ANTFest, Those Lost Boys: The Ten Year Reunion.

Earlier in 2013, he was Jewish Confederate soldier Caleb in the Actors Theatre of Louisville's production of The Whipping Man.

In 2012, Alvarez played Hamlet in both the English and Spanish productions of Hamlet: Prince of Cuba at the Asolo Rep (Dir: Michael Edwards; Spanish translation by Pulitzer-Prize winner Nilo Cruz). Alvarez is also an accomplished audiobook narrator.

In 2010 he won the Best Actor Award at the NYC Midtown International Theatre Festival as the titular character in Ben Bartolone's The Tragedie of Cardenio; and was the recipient of Juilliard's prestigious Raul Julia Scholarship.

In 2011 he was part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company, playing Claudio in Measure For Measure (directed by Bill Rauch) and Lucius/Metellus Cimber in Julius Caesar (directed by Amanda Dehnert).

Aside from his starring role in Looking, he also had a small recurring role in the musical comedy-drama series Smash. He resides in New York City.


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Generations: The Legacy Teasers - April 2020

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The Colombian Women Teasers - March 2020

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New on TV today: Friday 28 February

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Young Love Teasers - March 2020

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New on TV today: Thursday 27 February

Local drama Still Breathing starts on M-Net and game show Beter Assie Bure returns to SABC2.

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