Fabien Frankel - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 8, 2022

Fabien Frankel
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: House of the Dragon (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : April 6, 1994 (age 29)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Fabien Joseph Frankel
Birth Place: London, England
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Mark Frankel
Mother's Name: Caroline Besson
Siblings: 1

Frankel (younger brother)

University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, French, Jewish, Indian)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 78 kg (171.96 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Fabien Frankel?

Fabien Frankel is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is well known for starring in HBO's House of the Dragon as Ser Criston Cole which is based on George R. R. Martin's book Dance of the Dragons.

Fabien Frankel in The Serpent (Image: Daily Express)

Fabien Frankel – Age, Parents, Siblings

Fabien Frankel’s birth took place on 6 April 1994 in London, England as Fabien Joseph Frankel. His father is the late English actor Mark Frankel and his mother is Caroline Besson, a French advertising executive. 

His parents were not together for a long time as his father passed away in a motorcycle accident when he was two years old while his mother was pregnant with his younger sibling, younger brother Max Frankel. Caroline raised the brothers in London and was taught to speak French at home.

Education, Ethnicity

After completing high school., Fabien Frankel took a one-year Foundation Course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He went on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and graduated from the same with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Acting in 2017.

His ethnicity includes French from his maternal family and English, Jewish, and Indian from his paternal side as they were from Iraq and India.

Fabien Frankel – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Fabien Frankel has been pictured numerous times with actress Jenna Coleman. But she does not seem to be his girlfriend and are rather just friends as they have co-starred in Netflix’s The Serpent. Moreover,  Coleman has been romantically linked to Tom Hughes and later to director Jamie Childs in December 2021.

Currently, he is believed to be single, sans wife and children.

Fabien Frankel, Jenna Coleman (Image: PopSugar)

Fabien Frankel – Career

Early Days

After graduating from college, Fabien Frankel went on to work at Charing Cross Theatre in the stage production of The Knowledge (2017). Two years later, he made his screen debut in the 2019 romantic comedy film Last Christmas. The same year he was cast as the lead character Theo Sipowicz in the pilot of AMC’s NYPD Blue spin-off series.

Films, Series

This was followed by guest roles in four episodes of the TV mini-Series The Serpent as Dominique Renelleau and in the 2021 episode of the TV series An Uncandid Portrait Gaspar Chevrolet. He also portrayed the character of Dixon in the 2022 film Venice at Dawn.

Finally, Frankel was cast as Dornish Marcher knight Ser Criston Cole in the Game of Thrones prequel series House of Dragon. The series is based on George R. R. Martin's book Dance of the Dragons. This is considered his breakthrough role.


On the set of House of the Dragon, Fabien Frankel has worked with Sonoya Mizuno, Steve Toussaint, Tom Glynn-Carney, Ewan Mitchell, and Jefferson Hall.

Fabien Frankel, Milly Alcock in House of the Dragon (Image: ABC17NEWS)

Fabien Frankel – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary/income of Fabien Frankel is under review. Also, as his career progresses, his net worth is expected to increase.

Fabien Frankel – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Twitter and Facebook, Frankel seems to be absent. He is followed by hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram.

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