Frank Whaley

Frank Whaley at the 2007 TCA Winter Press Tour. Ritz Carlton Hun

Whaley in 2007, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Frank Joseph Whaley

Place of Birth: Syracuse, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 20, 1963

*Irish (father)
*Italian/Sicilian (mother)

Frank Whaley is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, and comedian.

He is the son of Josephine and Robert Whaley. He is married to actress and writer Heather Bucha, with whom he has two children.

Frank’s maternal grandfather was Frank Timilione (the son of Emilio Timilione and Josephine Rao). Frank was Italian.

Frank’s maternal grandmother was Santina/Santa Barbera (the daughter of Giuseppe Barbera and Maria Musculino/Muscolino). Santina was born in Italy. Giuseppe and Maria were born in Casalvecchio Siculo, Province of Messina, Sicily. Giuseppe was the son of Giovanni Barbera. Maria was the daughter of Giuseppi Musculino and Camella.

Sources: Genealogy of Frank Whaley (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Frank’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Frank’s maternal grandparents, Frank Timilione and Santina/Santa Barbera –

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