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Montclair Actor Frankie Faison Nominated for 2022 Independent Spirit Award

By rlsmetro on

Actor and Montclair resident Frankie Faison has been nominated for the 2022 Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance as Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. in the film "The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain." 

The film is based on the true-life story that took place on November 19, 2011.

Chamberlain, a 68-year-old former Marine who suffered from bipolar disorder, was shot and killed when White Plains Policemen arrive at his apartment for a "wellness check" after his Life Alert System was activated by accident.

Faison recently was named The Gotham Award Winner as Outstanding Lead Actor for the same performance.

"The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain" is currently available for viewing on HBO Max.

The Independent Spirit Award Ceremony will take place on March 6, 2022.

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