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Harriet Frank Jr.

Harriet Frank Jr. was born on March 2, 1917 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Hud (1963), The Cowboys (1972) and Norma Rae (1979). She was previously married to Irving Ravetch. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Hud Writer
The Cowboys
The Cowboys Writer
Norma Rae
Norma Rae Writer
Hombre Writer


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 1990 Stanley & Iris (screenplay)
 1985 Murphy's Romance (screenplay)
 1981 Norma Rae (TV Movie) (characters)
 1979 Norma Rae (screenplay)
 1974 The Spikes Gang (screenplay)
 1974 Conrack
 1972 The Carey Treatment (screenplay - as James P. Bonner)
 1972 The Cowboys (screenplay)
 1969 The Reivers (writer)
 1968 House of Cards (as James P. Bonner)
 1967 Hombre (screenplay)
 1966 And Baby Makes Three (TV Movie) (McCall's magazine story)
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Long Hot Summer (1965) ... (screenplay)
 1963 Hud (screenplay)
 1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (screenplay)
 1960 Home from the Hill (screenplay)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury (screenplay)
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- In the Good Old Summertime (1958) ... (story)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (screenplay)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Pushover (1957)
 1956-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Girl with a Glow (1957) ... (story)
- The House That Jackson Built (1956) ... (story)
 1955 Run for Cover (story)
 1955 Ten Wanted Men (story)
 1948 Whiplash (screenplay)
 1948 Silver River (screenplay)
 1947 A Really Important Person (Short) (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

James P. Bonner

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Her sister-in-law, Merona Faithe Ravetch, married her brother, Martin, in 1956.



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