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Frank Darabont


Three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont was born in a refugee camp in 1959 in Montbeliard, France, the son of Hungarian parents who had fled Budapest during the failed 1956 Hungarian revolution. Brought to America as an infant, he settled with his family in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High School. His first job in movies was as a production... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Walking Dead (TV Series) (developer - 52 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #5.1 (2014) ... (developer)
- A (2014) ... (developer)
- Us (2014) ... (developer)
- The Grove (2014) ... (developer)
- Alone (2014) ... (developer)
  Mob City (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2013) (written by - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Stay Down (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Oxpecker (2013) ... (creator)
- His Banana Majesty (2013) ... (creator)
- Red Light (2013) ... (creator)
- Reason to Kill a Man (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2007 The Mist (screenplay)
 1999 The Green Mile (screenplay)
 1998 Black Cat Run (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1994 Frankenstein (screenplay)
 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (screenplay)
 1994 Nightshift Collection (Video)
 1992-1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Palestine, October 1917 (1993) ... (writer)
- Austria, March 1917 (1992) ... (writer)
- Congo, January 1917 (1992) ... (writer)
- German East Africa, December 1916 (1992) ... (writer)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1990)
- Showdown (1992) ... (teleplay)
- The Ventriloquist's Dummy (1990) ... (screenplay)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (segment "Showdown")
 1989 The Fly II (screenplay)
 1988 The Blob (screenplay)
 1983 The Woman in the Room (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan, Scarecrow Press, 2006.

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ardeth Bey | Frank A. Darabont

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you're going to succeed, you've got to be like one of those punch-drunk fighters in the old Warner Bros. boxing pictures: too stupid to fall down, you just keep slugging and stay on your feet. --Premiere, October 1994 See more »

Trivia:

In Shreveport, Lousiana in the middle of Pre-production on "Stephen King's The Mist" See more »

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Often casts actors Jeffrey DeMunn and William Sadler in his movies See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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