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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 Virginia Brush Ford, Barbara Goldsmith and Eleanor Perry. He died on August 29, 1995 in New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mommie Dearest
Mommie Dearest Director
(1981)
The Swimmer
The Swimmer Director
(1968)
Diary of a Mad Housewife
(1970)
David and Lisa
David and Lisa Director
(1962)

Filmography

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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 Thanksgiving Visitor (TV Movie)
 1968 The Swimmer
 1967 Among the Paths to Eden (TV Movie)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Fran Perry
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Hollywood] I think it's a fabulous place to work. There was a time when working on location was better because all Hollywood studios found it very difficult to achieve verisimilitude. They wanted a kind of theatrical studio look that was wrong for certain subjects. Now they don't feel that way. Now they're the best in the world. See more »

Trivia:

Until their separation in 1970, he enjoyed a fruitful collaboration with his wife, the playwright and screenwriter Eleanor Perry. See more »

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