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Frank Pierson (I) (1925–2012)


Frank Pierson was born on May 12, 1925 in Chappaqua, New York, USA as Frank Romer Pierson. He was a producer and writer, known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Have Gun - Will Travel (1957). He was married to Helene Szamet, Dori Derfner and Polly Stokes. He died on July 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009-2012 Mad Men (TV Series) (consulting producer - 25 episodes)
- The Phantom (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- Commissions and Fees (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- The Other Woman (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- Christmas Waltz (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- Dark Shadows (2012) ... (consulting producer)
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series) (consulting producer - 7 episodes)
- Running (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Hybristophilia (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Unplugged (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Mock (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Boom (2010) ... (consulting producer)
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Never Again, Forever (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1971-1972 Nichols (TV Series) (producer - 24 episodes)
- Bertha (1972) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- All in the Family (1972) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- Wonder Fizz Flies Again (1972) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- Man's Best Enemy (1972) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- Fight of the Century (1972) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
 1963 Empire (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Arrow in the Sky (1963) ... (producer)
- The Four Thumbs Story (1963) ... (producer)
  Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (producer - 51 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (associate producer - 35 episodes, 1959 - 1962)
- Invasion (1962) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- Alice (1962) ... (associate producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- Don't Shoot the Piano Player (1962) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- The Trap (1962) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
- The Waiting Room (1962) ... (producer - as Frank R. Pierson)
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Show Show Director (19 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (18 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Frank R. Pierson | Frank R. Robinson

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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A film set, as Orson Welles was first to say, is the most wonderful electric train a boy could ever be given. What he failed to add was that, most of the time, it doesn't work. See more »

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Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Writers Branch) [-2006 & 2007-]. See more »

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