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Frankie Bergstein
Biographical Information
Born

12 October 1945[1]

Age

74
(Season Four)

Gender

Female

Status

Alive

Occupation
Vybrant (with Grace)
Artist
Family Information
Home

The Beach House

Family
Nwabudike Bergstein
(son)
Coyote Bergstein
(son)
Teddie Mengela
(sister)
Robin Mengela †
(younger brother)
Faith Bergstein
(granddaughter)
Donald
(cousin)
Significant Other
Jacob
(ex-boyfriend)
Grace Hanson
(wife)
Sol Bergstein
(ex-husband)
Portrayal
Actress

Lily Tomlin

Seasons

12345

First Appearance

The End


Hi! Do any of you bitches have some gum?
—Frankie to women gossiping about her

Frances "Frankie" Bergstein (née Mengela)[2] is one of the main characters in Grace and Frankie. She is the ex-wife of Sol Bergstein, mother of Coyote and Nwabudike Bergstein, and best-friend/housemate of Grace Hanson.

She is a member of the Bergstein Family.

Throughout The Series

Appearances

Season One
Season Two

Trivia

  • Frankie is an aspiring artist.
  • Frankie often meditates, smokes drugs and goes on spirit quests.
  • Her Twitter handle is "suckitaynrand".
  • She is seismophobic[3] and is also afraid of guns.[4]
  • Her favorite restaurant is Del Taco

Quotes

How quickly ecological entitlement becomes environmental rape
—Frankie to Grace[src]
Personal lubricant is for everybody!
—Frankie to Bri[src]
No no, you cannot kill crickets. They're Mother Earth's tiny musicians
—Frankie to Jacob[src]

Photos

References

  1. The Elevator — 5 years in the past, Sol tells Robert that Frankie's birthday is 12 October
  2. Frankie's yearbook; The Road Trip
  3. The Earthquake
  4. The Gun