Frank Harper

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David Frank Harper
Born1962 (age 49/50)
Whitechapel, London, England, UK
ResidenceMarbella, Spain
OccupationActor, Film producer
Height6 ft 0 (1.83m)
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David Frank Harper
Born1962 (age 49/50)
Whitechapel, London, England, UK
ResidenceMarbella, Spain
OccupationActor, Film producer
Height6 ft 0 (1.83m)

Frank Harper (born 1962) is an English actor and film producer. He is best known for his "Hard Man" roles, such as Billy Bright in The Football Factory (2004), Dog in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998).



He appears as a white nationalist in South West 9, and as the bank robber in Harry Enfield's film Kevin & Perry Go Large. He was featured in The Streets' music video "Fit But You Know It", and cast as real life villain Jack Whomes in Rise of the Foot Soldier. During his career Harper has also appeared on many British TV shows including The Bill, Doctors, Lovejoy and Waking the Dead. Known for his many witty quotes and infamous cockney banter, Harper is well known and much loved amongst the British public. Of his many memorable quotes, Harper is perhaps known for describing main character Tommy from Football Factory as a "soppy bollocks'".

Personal Life

Harper is an ardent Millwall F.C. fan.[1] He has admitted to partaking in casual football hooliganism and was interviewed for Cass Pennants book "Terrace Legends". Also, in the mid to late 1980s he was a "top boy" in the notorious southeast London mob, "The Banta Boys".



1988For Queen and CountryMickey
1990Tight TrousersGipShort film
1993In the Name of the FatherRonnie Smalls
199724 7: Twenty Four SevenRonnie Marsh
1998Lock, Stock and Two Smoking BarrelsDog
1999A Room for Romeo BrassJoe Brass
Snack Related MishapThe BossShort film
2000Kevin & Perry Go LargeArmed robber
ShinerJeff 'Stoney' Stone
2001Goodbye Charlie BrightTommy's dad
The Last MinuteCabbie
Lucky BreakJohn Toombes
South West 9Douser
The Search for John GissingDexter
2002Club Le MondeDanny
Bend It Like BeckhamAlan Paxton
2004The Calcium KidClive Connelly
The Football FactoryBilly Brightalso Associate Producer
2006This Is EnglandLenny
Time Gentlemen PleaseLandlordShort film
Rise of the FootsoldierJack Whomes
Permanent VacationEric Bury
2009Dubplate DramaSgt Richards
Unarmed But DangerousBarryalso known as Kung Fu Flid
2010VendettaDavyShort film
StainedMattShort film
Blood ArmyAlfiealso Producer
Just For the RecordJim
StreetDance 3DFred
The NephillimHusband
2012St. George's DayMicky Mannockalso Writer and Director


1990Desmond'sThe Brute1 episode: Kung You
Birds of a FeatherBilly1 episode: Muesli
1992Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat RobberyBrother's Minder
1993Between the LinesTrevor Bull2 episodes: Big Boys Rules (Parts 1 & 2)
1994Pie in the SkySecurity Guard1 episode: Endangered Species
LovejoyHarry Whymark1 episode: Double Edged Sword
1995The GovernorNelson2 episodes
1996Kavanagh QCTaxi Driver1 episode: A Sense of Loss
1997The Missing PostmanBBC Security Man
1998The BillAndy Bartlett1 episode: Spray
The JumpAnthony Calder3 episodes
1999Boyz UnlimitedNigel Gacey
Tube TalesStation Guard
1999-2000Second SightDS Finch
2000SunburnColin Daley1 episode: 2.7
Other People's ChildrenMatthew2 episodes
2002Out of ControlSam's dad
2003TLCFrank Briggs1 episode: The Wrong Leg
Keen EddieRay Boskins1 episode: Eddie Loves Baseball
2005DoctorsKarl Naismith1 episode: Credit Limit
Rose and MaloneyDS Mike Glover1 episode: 2.3
Waking the DeadJohn Tate1 episode: Subterraneans
2008He Kills CoppersDI Ernie Franklin
Matroesjka's 2Tom Gallagher4 episodes
2009CollisionDerek3 episodes


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