Mission Impossible
Frank Barnes
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Name: Frank Barnes
Status: Unknown
Role: Ally
Affiliation: Central Intelligence Agency
Profession: Intelligence operative
Rank: Senior Agent
Played by: Dale Dye
First appearance: Mission: Impossible
Last appearance: Mission: Impossible

Frank Barnes was a minor character in the 1996 action/thriller film Mission: Impossible. He was Eugene Kittridge's partner.


Barnes worked for or was partnered with Eugene Kittridge in Prague, when Kittridge attempted to capture Ethan Hunt after it appeared Hunt was a mole known by the name Job. Barnes took part in a raid led by Eugene to capture Hunt and the arms dealer known as Max but they missed Max due to Hunt's warning of the CIA NOC List Max had being a fake with a tracker. Barnes was later ordered by Kittridge to send analyst William Donloe to Alaska for the NOC List theft. Barnes later joined Eugene in England on the London Terminus Train where Jim Phelps was killed after being exposed as Job by Hunt and Max was apprehended.

Behind the Scenes[]

Frank Barnes was portrayed by American actor, technical advisor, radio personality and former military Dale Dye in Mission: Impossible.

It is unknown what became of Barnes following Mission Impossible and it is unknown if he will return for Mission Impossible 7 despite Kittridge returning.