Fra was born in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, and read music at the University of Manchester before training at the Royal Academy of Music where he was made an associate in 2014.
Fra is best known for playing Courfeyrac in Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Les Misérables. Most recently he originated the role of Michael Carney in Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman at the Royal Court Theatre & West End, directed by Sam Mendes, for which he won the 2018 Whatsonstage Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play. Fra reprised the role at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway.
Theatre credits include: The Wind In The Willows (Theatre Royal Plymouth); The Fix (Union Theatre); As You Like It (National Theatre); Putting It Together andThe Last Five Years (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Romeo in Romeo & Juliet and My Cousin Rachel (Gate Theatre Dublin); Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory); Follies (Opera de Toulon, France); Howard Goodall’s A Winter’s Tale (Landor Theatre); Les Miserables (Queens Theatre); Aladdin (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin); FAME! (RTE Irish Tour) and Dirty Dancing (Aldwych Theatre).
Television credits include: The Spanish Princess (Starz), Ronan Tynan: The Impossible Dream (RTE/ PBS) and Heart & Soul (BBC NI).
Film credits include: William Bogue in The Boys From County Hell (Moffat and Son Films), Jim in Animals (Closer Productions), Liam in Troubles (Honesty INC), Kieran in Monochrome (Electric Flix).