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Richard Franklin (I) (1948–2007)


Writer, director and producer Richard Franklin was born on July 15, 1948 in Melbourne, Australia. Infatuated with cinema at an early age, Franklin first began making 8mm films at age 10. Franklin saw Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" two years later and was hooked on movies for life. Richard enrolled at Monash University in Melbourne and worked as an ... See full bio »

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Known For

Psycho II
Psycho II Director
(1983)
Road Games
Road Games Director
(1981)
Cloak & Dagger
Cloak & Dagger Director
(1984)
Patrick
Patrick Director
(1978)

Filmography

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 2003 Visitors
 2002 Flatland (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Shadow Warriors (2002)
 2000-2001 BeastMaster (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Veil of Death (2001)
- White Tiger (2000)
- Rage (2000)
- Rescue (2000)
 1999-2000 The Lost World (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Prisoner (2000)
- Tourist Season (2000)
- Blood Lust (1999)
- Salvation (1999)
- Stranded (1999)
 1999 The Lost World (TV Movie)
 1997 One Way Ticket (TV Movie)
 1993 Running Delilah (TV Movie)
 1991 F/X2
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1989)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Once Upon a Time (1987)
 1986 Link
 1983 Psycho II
 1981 Road Games
 1978 Patrick
 1976 World of Sexual Fantasy (as Richard Bruce)
 1970 Homicide (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Bride Price (1970) ... (film)
- Once a Killer (1970) ... (film)
- Bars (1970) ... (film)
- See No Evil (1970) ... (film)
- Wall of Silence (1970) ... (film)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)
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Other Works:

Directed a promotional commercial for Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia in 1998 featuring comic actor, Francis Greenslade.

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Alternate Names:

Richard Bruce
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Personal Quote:

I like to work fast. I think if you're adequately prepared, there's no reason to stand around waiting for the muse to strike. It's much better to have all the plans in place. I see no advantage on trying something twenty different ways to come back to the way you should have done it in the first place. See more »

Trivia:

Franklin had wanted to do a thriller for children and started out to do a remake of the 1949 Bobby Driscoll suspenser "The Window," which Universal held the rights to. Ultimately the writers abandoned that and ended up writing "Cloak and Dagger.". See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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