Biography

Frank Darabont (born January 28, 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. He was born in France by Hungarian parents who fled Budapest during the 1956 uprising, but the family moved to Los Angeles while he was still an infant. He has directed the films The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist, all based on stories by Stephen King. In 2010 he developed and executive produced the first season of the AMC network television series The Walking Dead. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Darabont, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Frank Darabont (born January 28, 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. He was born in France by Hungarian parents who fled Budapest during the 1956 uprising, but the family moved to Los Angeles while he was still an infant. He has directed the films The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist, all based on stories by Stephen King. In 2010 he developed and executive produced the first season of the AMC network television series The Walking Dead. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Darabont, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1959-01-28

Place of Birth Montbéliard, Doubs, France

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Also Known As

  • Фрэнк Дарабонт

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2013 Mob City(3 episodes)Writer
2010 The Walking Dead(6 episodes)Writer
2007 The MistScreenplay
2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret ServiceScreenplay
1999 The Green MileScreenplay
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the DesertWriter
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of LifeScreenplay
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Phantom Train of DoomScreenplay
1998 Black Cat RunWriter
1996 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with FatherWriter
1994 FrankensteinScreenplay
1994 The Shawshank RedemptionWriter
1989 Tales from the Crypt(2 episodes)Writer
1989 The Fly IIScreenplay
1988 The BlobScreenplay
1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsScreenplay

Acting

2013 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster as Himself
2011 Nightmare Factory as Himself
2010 The United Monster Talent Agency as Director #1
2009 Tales From the Script as Himself
2006 Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' as Himself
2005 RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' as Himself
2004 Artifact from the Future: The Making of 'THX 1138' as Himself
2004 Entourage(1 episode)
1999 Stephen King: Shining in the Dark as Himself
1989 This is Horror as Himself
1986 Stephen King's World of Horror as Himself

Directing

2013 Mob City(4 episodes)Director
2010 The Walking Dead(1 episode)Director
2007 The MistDirector
2007 Raines(1 episode)Director
2002 The Shield(2 episodes)Director
2001 The MajesticDirector
1999 The Green MileDirector
1994 The Shawshank RedemptionDirector
1990 Buried AliveDirector
1983 The Woman in the RoomDirector

Production

2010 The Walking Dead(87 episodes)Executive Producer
2007 The MistProducer
2004 CollateralExecutive Producer
2002 Salton SeaProducer
2001 The MajesticProducer
1999 The Green MileProducer

Creator

2013 Mob CityCreator
2010 The Walking DeadCreator

Art

1984 TrancersArt Department Assistant

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