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Frank Pierson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 05/12/1925 († 87, 07/23/2012) | Chappaqua, New York, USA
Frank Romer Pierson (May 12, 1925 – July 22, 2012) was an American screenwriter and film director. ()

Frank Pierson was an American writer, producer and director for film and television, honoured with an Academy Award in the category "Best Writing, Original Screenplay" for the movie "Dog Day Afternoon". He was a Harvard graduate with an BA in Cultural Anthropology.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Frank Pierson

Directors Guild of America Award Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Frank Pierson as Actor(1)

as himself2009 The Brothers Warner

Movies with Frank Pierson as Crew(22)

Writing/Original Film Writer2018 A Star Is Born
Directing/Director2004 Paradise
Directing/Director2003 Soldier's Girl
Directing/Director2001 Conspiracy
Directing/Director2000 Dirty Pictures
Directing/Director1995 Truman
Directing/Director1992 Citizen Cohn
Writing/Screenplay1990 Presumed Innocent
Directing/Director1990 Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture
Writing/Screenplay1989 In Country
Directing/Director1978 King of the Gypsies
Writing/Writer1978 King of the Gypsies
Directing/Director1976 A Star Is Born
Writing/Screenplay1976 A Star Is Born
Writing/Screenplay1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Writing/Screenplay1971 The Anderson Tapes
Directing/Director1971 The Neon Ceiling
Directing/Director1970 The Looking Glass War
Writing/Writer1970 The Looking Glass War
Writing/Screenplay1967 Cool Hand Luke
Writing/Screenplay1965 Cat Ballou

TV Shows/Series with Frank Pierson as Crew(9)

Writing/Writer2009 The Good Wife
Production/Consulting Producer2009 The Good Wife
Writing/Writer2007 Mad Men
Production/Consulting Producer2007 Mad Men
Directing/Director2004 The L Word
Directing/Director1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Directing/Director1971 Nichols
Directing/Director1960 Route 66
Directing/Director1957 Have Gun – Will Travel

Full Name: Frank Romer Pierson
Born: Tuesday, 05/12 1925 (May) in Westchester County
Died: Monday, 07/23 2012 (July) in Los Angeles (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Harvard College
Other names for Frank Pierson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Frank Romer Pierson"
"Frank R. Pierson"
"Frank R. Robinson"
Frank Pierson frequently works together with these people:
Bradley Cooper (5x, Actor)
Ilene Chaiken (5x, Crew)
Erin Levy (4x, Crew)
Rose Troche (4x, Crew)
Tom Smuts (4x, Crew)
Lisa Albert (4x, Crew)
Semi Chellas (4x, Crew)
Scott Hornbacher (4x, Crew)
Ted Humphrey (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:114708, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 09/08/2020