Frank Darabont

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Frank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In his early career, he was primarily a screenwriter for such horror films as A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), The Blob (1988) and The Fly II (1989). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Darabont has received more than 2,676,506 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Frank Darabont is the 240th most popular film director (up from 260th in 2019), the 1,472nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,598th in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Frank Darabont ranks 240 out of 1,580Before him are Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Losey, Sven Nykvist, Youssef Chahine, Robert J. Flaherty, and Tex Avery. After him are Mike Newell, Bong Joon-ho, George Stevens, Chris Marker, Otar Iosseliani, and Theo van Gogh.

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Among people born in 1959, Frank Darabont ranks 28Before him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Gerhard Berger, Val Kilmer, Kyle MacLachlan, Mauricio Macri, and Ahmet Davutoğlu. After him are Boris Nemtsov, Michel Preud'homme, Boyko Borisov, Benny Gantz, Inger Nilsson, and Rosanna Arquette.

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Among people born in France, Frank Darabont ranks 1,472 out of 5,234Before him are Matilda of Boulogne (1103), Jacques Laffite (1943), Jacqueline Boyer (1941), Robert de Montesquiou (1855), Franck Ribéry (1983), and Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon (1491). After him are Jean de Béthencourt (1362), Balthasar Gérard (1557), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), Theobald III, Count of Champagne (1179), Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767), and Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine (1524).


Among film directors born in France, Frank Darabont ranks 28Before him are Marcel Carné (1906), Jacques Demy (1931), Claude Lanzmann (1925), Abel Gance (1889), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), and Alice Guy-Blaché (1873). After him are Chris Marker (1921), Julien Duvivier (1896), Jacques Becker (1906), Bertrand Tavernier (1941), Patrice Chéreau (1944), and William Kennedy Dickson (1860).