From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dan Ziskie is an American actor. He recently has portrayed figures in positions of authority across the American establishment. He was on Treme, where, on seasons two, three and four he played a politically connected banker inPost-Katrina New Orleans. He had a recurring role as the Vice President of the United States on the first season ofHouse of Cards. He had a guest spot on Person of Interest and The Blacklist, portraying senators on both shows. On the season finale of 24's fifth season Ziskie played the United States Attorney General who, after hearing an audio recording of the president admitting that he took part in the assassination of a former president, orders his removal from office. Ziskie is also known for portraying the character Frank Niggar on a popular sketch on Chappelle's Show.