Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1925-05-12

Day of Death 2012-07-23

Place of Birth Chappaqua, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Frank Romer Pierson
  • Frank R. Pierson
  • Frank R. Robinson

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2004 The L Word (1 episode)Director
2003 Soldier's Girl Director
2001 Conspiracy Director
2000 Dirty Pictures Director
1995 Truman Director
1994 Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Director
1992 Citizen Cohn Director
1990 Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture Director
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)Director
1978 King of the Gypsies Director
1976 A Star Is Born Director
1971 Nichols (6 episodes)Director
1971 The Neon Ceiling Director
1969 The Looking Glass War Director
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)Director
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)Director

Writing

2018 A Star Is Born Original Film Writer
2009 The Good Wife (1 episode)Writer
2007 Mad Men (1 episode)Writer
1990 Presumed Innocent Screenplay
1989 In Country Screenplay
1978 King of the Gypsies Writer
1976 A Star Is Born Screenplay
1975 Dog Day Afternoon Screenplay
1971 The Anderson Tapes Screenplay
1969 The Looking Glass War Writer
1967 Cool Hand Luke Screenplay
1965 Cat Ballou Screenplay

Production

2009 The Good Wife (7 episodes)Consulting Producer
2007 Mad Men (26 episodes)Consulting Producer

Acting

2009 The Brothers Warner as Himself

Creator

1971 Nichols Creator

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