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Director, John Frankenheimer, was born John Michael Frankenheimer on Feb 19, 1930 in New York City, NY. Frankenheimer died at the age of 72 on Jul 6, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.



Frankenheimer was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame .

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: Interviews, Essays, and Profiles

By Rick29 on Apr 22, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

In his new book : Interviews, Essays, and Profiles, editor Stephen B. Armstrong lets his subject largely speak for himself. The result is a fascinating look inside the mind of a filmmaker whose career ranged from bonafide classics--such as The Manchurian Candidate and Seven Days in... Read full article

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John Frankenheimer Facts
Directed six actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Thelma Ritter, Angela Lansbury, Edmond O'Brien, and Alan Bates.

Had been working on directing Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) at the time of his death.

One of his biggest dreams when he started directing was to work with a concert orchestra. He eventually did it twice, in Prophecy (1979) and The Holcroft Covenant (1985).

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