John Frankenheimer

1930 - 2002

John Frankenheimer

John Michael Frankenheimer (February 19, 1930 – July 6, 2002) was an American film and television director known for social dramas and action/suspense films. Among his credits were Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seven Days in May (1964), The Train (1965), Seconds (1966), Grand Prix (1966), French Connection II (1975), Black Sunday (1977), Ronin (1998), and Reindeer Games (2000). He won four Emmy Awards—three consecutive—in the 1990s for directing the television movies Against the Wall, The Burning Season, Andersonville, and George Wallace, the last of which also received a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Frankenheimer has received more than 794,150 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 290th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, John Frankenheimer ranks 291 out of 1,305Before him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Ruggero Deodato, Leonid Gaidai, Jean Rouch, Margarethe von Trotta, and Ken Russell. After him are Anatole Litvak, Ousmane Sembène, William Kennedy Dickson, Rouben Mamoulian, Jacques Audiard, and Francis Veber.

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Among people born in 1930, John Frankenheimer ranks 128Before him are Dick Sargent, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Son Sen, Michel Rocard, Jan Olszewski, and Magdalena Abakanowicz. After him are Oleg Popov, Ted Hughes, Colin Dexter, Bayram Şit, Buck Henry, and Fritz Wunderlich. Among people deceased in 2002, John Frankenheimer ranks 66Before him are Aileen Wuornos, Joaquín Balaguer, Hugo Banzer, Song Hye-rim, Henri Verneuil, and Shigeo Sugimoto. After him are Abba Eban, Roberto Matta, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Geraldine of Albania, Katy Jurado, and Erwin Chargaff.

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Among people born in United States, John Frankenheimer ranks 1,892 out of 12,171Before him are Ashton Kutcher (1978), Kirstie Alley (1951), Wayne Dyer (1940), Donna Haraway (1944), Bobby McFerrin (1950), and James B. Donovan (1916). After him are Roberts Blossom (1924), Bob Woodward (1943), Jack Welch (1935), Stephen Crane (1871), Katey Sagal (1954), and Elizabeth George (1949).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Frankenheimer ranks 82Before him are Joseph Losey (1909), Jim Henson (1936), Frank Borzage (1894), William A. Wellman (1896), Michael Bay (1965), and King Vidor (1894). After him are Samuel Fuller (1912), Sam Raimi (1959), Saul Bass (1920), James L. Brooks (1940), Ub Iwerks (1901), and Walter Lantz (1899).

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