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Meet Frank Grillo, Hollywood's new action ambassador

Meet Frank Grillo, Hollywood's new action ambassador

It’s taken two decades for Hollywood to zero in on Bronx-born actor-producer Frank Grillo, whose latest films include the hard-boiled Netflix thriller “Wheelman” and China’s blockbuster foreign-language Oscar contender “Wolf Warrior 2.” Action’s newest star doesn’t seem to mind the wait.

“I find in L.A. that you ask people how they’re doing and the immediate answer is, ‘Oh, I’m very busy,’ as if busy is the goal,” a very busy Grillo, 52, told The Times over Tex-Mex in Austin, Texas, ahead of trips to Brazil and Israel, and a return to the States to film bare-knuckle brawl pic “Donnybrook” — all before Christmas. “It’s like I’ve been starving for 20 years and all of a sudden I’m in...

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