Who is Fabien Frankel, the actor who plays Ser Criston Cole in House of the Dragon: biography, career and photos | HBO Max series nnda nnlt | FAME

After the arrival of “House of the Dragon”the prequel to “Game of Thrones”, many fans of the HBO series will finally see how the events that triggered the Targaryen civil war unfolded. In this context, several characters made their appearance, among which Ser Criston Cole stands out, a knight who rises to become a kingmaker.

This role is played by Fabien Frankel, who assured that he will have an important role in the plot. Due to the expectation that his presence has generated, we tell you what you should know about him.

  • Full name: Fabien Joseph Frankel
  • Place of birth: London
  • Nationality: British
  • Birthday: 6 of April
  • Year of birth: 1994
  • Age: 28 years
  • Instagram: @fabienfrankel
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Fabien Frankel poses on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the premiere of HBO’s original drama series “House of the Dragon” at Leicester Square Gardens in London on August 15, 2022 (Photo: Hollie Adams / AFP)

Fabien is the son of English actor Mark Frankel and French advertising executive Caroline Besson.

When Fabien Frankel was two years old, he lost his father in a car accident. At the time, his mother was pregnant with her younger brother Max.

Although because of his father, he wanted to become a great actor, his mother was not very convinced, so she tried to get his approval and support when she decided to study acting.

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Fabien Frankel with another of his passions: reading (Photo: Fabien Frankel / Instagram)

Frankel took a one-year foundation course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) before graduating with a Bachelor of Professional Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 2017.

His first professional performance was in 2017, when Jack Rosenthal cast him in “The Knowledge” at London’s Charing Cross Theatre.

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Here the actor was caught eating (Photo: Fabien Frankel / Instagram)

Before seeing him in “House of the Dragon”, Fabien Frankel acted alongside none other than Emilia Clarke, in 2019’s “Last Christmas”, his first film. That same year, he was in “NYPD Blue” and in 2021, in “The Serpent” and “An insincere portrait”.

The actor acknowledged that later he would like to direct a production. “I think I have the same ambition to be a director and continue acting, but I certainly wouldn’t want to direct myself.”he pointed out to Variety.

Fabien Frankel noted that his mother was the one he first told about landing a role in “House of the Dragon.” And although her mother couldn’t believe it, she was emotional for him, she told HeyUGuys in an interview.

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Fabien Frankel on arrival at the “House of the Dragon” series premiere at Leicester Square Gardens in London on August 15, 2022 (Photo: Hollie Adams / AFP)

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