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Frankie Faison

Full / Real Name: Frankie Russel Faison
Born: 10 June 1949 (71 years old)
Gender: Male

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Frankie Faison (sometimes credited as Frankie R. Faison) is an American actor best known for his role as Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell in the police drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008.

He also has a starring role as Sugar Bates, a former boxer, ex-con and the owner of the local watering hole The Forge who knows Lucas' secret past and has his back, in the action drama television series Banshee.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Frank Dawson

Sugar Bates

Sugar Bates

Sugar Bates

Sugar Bates

Jeffords

Ron

Judge Brewster O'Hare

Pepper Evans

William Bailey

William Bailey

Lester Crawford

FBI Agent Tom Nickerson

FBI Agent Tom Nickerson

Teddy

Cornelius Keane

Detective Ray Peterson

Jeremiah Easton

Jeremiah Easton

Jeremiah Easton

Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Mayor Beverly


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Saturday 23 January

A rebooted Fear Factor premieres on e.tv as Real Housewives of Beverly Hills return to Vuzu.


Ferguson Films now casting for four lead roles

A brief of the character's they're looking to cast and how to audition.


Durban Gen Teasers - February 2021

Mbali is ill and lands up needing treatment.


New on TV today: Friday 22 January

Fate: The Winx Saga drops on Netflix and cooking competish Afloskombuis begins on VIA.


New! Riona Teasers - January 2021

Introducing the first teasers for the Novela Magic's latest addition, set in pre-colonial Nigeria.


New! Enakhe Teasers - January 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Novela Magic's 20h00 Nollyvela about heiress Enakhe.


Must-watch TV show of the week: The Comey Rule

Watch THIS if you want the sordid details of what's really been going on in America.


The River 2 on Mzansi Magic Teasers - February 2021

Nomonde does a dance - two steps forward and two steps back.


New on TV today: Thursday 21 January

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller debuts on Nat Geo and Boer Soek 'n Vrou returns to kykNET.


Gomora Teasers - February 2021

Thathi wakes up Sonto with a gun!

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