John Frankenheimer

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Television Producer | * 02/19/1930 († 72, 07/06/2002) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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 (1964), 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... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Awards & Nominations for John Frankenheimer

4x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

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Movies with John Frankenheimer as Actor(5)

as Self (archive footage)2021 Val
as Himself (Archival Footage)2015 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
as himself2001 Jazz Seen

Movies with John Frankenheimer as Crew(64)

Directing/Director2020 Knife in the Dark
Crew/In Memory Of2006 The Butterfly Effect 2
Crew/In Memory Of2004 Exorcist: The Beginning
Directing/Director2003 The Hire
Directing/Director2003 Path to War
Production/Executive Producer2003 Path to War
Directing/Director2001 Ambush
Directing/Director2000 Reindeer Games
Directing/Director1998 Ronin
Directing/Director1997 George Wallace
Directing/Director1996 The Island of Dr. Moreau
Directing/Director1996 Andersonville
Production/Executive Producer1996 Andersonville
Directing/Director1994 Against the Wall
Directing/Director1994 The Burning Season
Production/Producer1994 The Burning Season
Directing/Director1991 Year of the Gun
Directing/Director1990 The Fourth War
Directing/Director1989 Dead Bang
Writing/Screenplay1989 Dead Bang
Directing/Director1987 Riviera
Directing/Director1986 52 Pick-Up
Directing/Director1985 The Holcroft Covenant
Directing/Director1982 The Rainmaker
Directing/Director1982 The Challenge
Directing/Director1979 Prophecy
Directing/Director1977 Black Sunday
Directing/Director1975 French Connection II
Directing/Director1974 99 and 44/100% Dead
Directing/Director1973 The Iceman Cometh
Directing/Director1973 Story of a Love Story
Directing/Director1971 The Horsemen
Directing/Director1970 I Walk the Line
Directing/Director1969 The Extraordinary Seaman
Directing/Director1969 The Gypsy Moths
Directing/Director1968 The Fixer
Directing/Director1966 Seconds
Production/Producer1966 Seconds
Production/Co-Executive Producer1966 Seconds
Directing/Director1966 Grand Prix
Writing/Writer1966 Grand Prix
Production/Executive Producer1966 Grand Prix
Directing/Director1964 Seven Days in May
Directing/Director1964 The Train
Directing/Director1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Directing/Director1962 The Manchurian Candidate
Production/Producer1962 The Manchurian Candidate
Directing/Director1962 All Fall Down
Directing/Director1961 The Young Savages
Directing/Director1960 The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Directing/Director1960 The Fifth Column
Directing/Director1959 The Turn of the Screw
Production/Producer1959 The Turn of the Screw
Directing/Director1959 For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 2
Directing/Director1959 For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 1
Directing/Director1958 Days of Wine and Roses
Directing/Director1958 A Town Has Turned to Dust
Directing/Director1958 Bomber's Moon
Directing/Director1957 Clash by Night
Directing/Director1957 The Comedian
Directing/Director1957 The Young Stranger
Directing/Director1957 The Last Tycoon
Directing/Director1956 Forbidden Area

TV Shows/Series with John Frankenheimer as Crew(5)

Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt
Directing/Director1959 Startime
Directing/Director1954 Climax!
Directing/Director1950 Danger
Directing/Director1948 Studio One

Full Name: John Frankenheimer
Born: Wednesday, 02/19 1930 (February) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 07/06 2002 (July) in Los Angeles (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Williams College
Spouses (current/former): Evans Evans
John Frankenheimer frequently works together with these people:
Gary Chang (10x, Crew)
Edward Lewis (9x, Crew)
Rod Serling (8x, Crew)
Martin Manulis (6x, Crew)
Ray Summers (6x, Crew)
Burt Lancaster (5x, Actor)
James Gregory (5x, Actor)
John R. Leonetti (5x, Crew)
Sydney Guilaroff (5x, Crew)
A.E. Hotchner (5x, Crew)
Lionel Lindon (5x, Crew)
Nina Foch (4x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3419, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2021