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Frank Perry (I) (1930–1995)

Frank Perry was born on August 21, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Mommie Dearest (1981), The Swimmer (1968) and Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). He was married to Eleanor Perry. He died on August 29, 1995 in New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1992 On the Bridge (Documentary)
 1987 Hello Again
 1984 J.F.K.: A One-Man Show (TV Movie)
 1982 Monsignor
 1980 Skag (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 Dummy (TV Movie)
 1975 Rancho Deluxe
 1971 'Doc'
 1969 Trilogy
 1969 Last Summer
 1968 The Swimmer
 1967 The Thanksgiving Visitor (TV Movie)
 1967 Among the Paths to Eden (TV Movie)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Actor (4 credits)
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Fran Perry

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[on Faye Dunaway] I've been very lucky. I've worked with all the actors I wanted to work with. I adore Faye Dunaway, I love her and feel she's one of the most underrated actresses; I think she's brilliant. See more »


Directed 2 actresses to Oscar nominations: Catherine Burns (Best Supporting Actress, Last Summer (1969)), and Carrie Snodgress (Best Actress, Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)). See more »

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