Frank graduated Moore Catholic High School in 1974, appearing in all of the musicals while there, including "Guys & Dolls" and "Show Boat." He also appeared in musicals at St. Joseph Hill Academy ("Bells are Ringing") and St. John Villa Academy ( "Oklahoma!").
He began his writing career in NYC writing jokes for nightclub acts including Wayland Flowers and Madame. His professional career began in Los Angeles in the 1980's. Performing at the legendary "Groundlings" improv comedy theater led to writing jobs in children's television for Hanna Barbera Studios and Nickelodeon.
He broke into prime time as a writer on shows for Shelley Long and Judith Light. He went on to write for Drew Carey's first ABC sitcom "The Good Life", David Schwimmer's first sitcom, "Monty", as well as on the NBC hit "Mad About You".
His longest success came as writer and executive producer of "The Nanny" for six seasons on CBS. The show, often in the Top Ten, garnered numerous Emmy and Golden Globe nominations with two wins. During those years he wrote for guest stars such as Bette Midler, Elton John, and Elizabeth Taylor.
Frank went on to write and produce other sitcoms including "First Time Out", "Run Of The House", "Living With Fran", as well as writing for the show "Gilmore Girls". He developed shows for Tyra Banks, wrote several national commercials, a FOX daytime talk show, the television feature "Nicky Deuce" and the feature film "Treasure Island." Most recently he was the writer and executive producer of the TVLand sitcom "Happily Divorced". Frank is currently in development on a new series, and divides his time between NYC and Los Angeles.