Frankie J. Alvarez

Frankie J. Alvarez is an actor/writer from Miami, FL. He is best known as the passionate Agustín on HBO’s critically-acclaimed series LOOKING and its companion LOOKING: THE MOVIE. FILM: ROCKAWAY (dir. John J. Budion), VANDAL (dir. JD Freixas), THE DRUMMER (dir. Eric Werthman). TV (selected): LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, FANTASY ISLAND, NEW AMSTERDAM, L&O: SVU, THE BRIDES (pilot), THE GOOD WIFE, BLINDSPOT, CONTROVERSY (pilot), MADAM SECRETARY, SMASH. NYC: Othello (workshop, NYTW, dir: Sam Gold), Play On! Shakespeare Festival (CSC), Those Lost Boys: The Ten-Year Reunion (co-creator, Ars Nova). Regional: to the yellow house (La Jolla Playhouse); twenty50 (Denver Theatre Center); Bathing in Moonlight (McCarter Theatre); The Whipping Man (Actors Theatre of Louisville); the titular role in Hamlet: Prince of Cuba/ Hamlet: Príncipe de Cuba (Asolo Rep); Measure for Measure & Julius Caesar (2011 company member, Oregon Shakespeare Festival). Education: BFA, Florida State University; MFA, The Juilliard School. Awards: recipient of Juilliard’s Raul Julia Scholarship for Excellence in Drama.