Frank Darabont


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Three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont was born in a refugee camp in 1959 in Montbeliard, France, the son of Hungarian parents who had fled Budapest during the failed 1956 Hungarian revolution. Brought to America as an infant, he settled with his family in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High School. His first job in movies was as a production... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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(1999)
(2010-2020)
The Mist Writer
(2007)

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  The Walking Dead (TV Series) (developed by - 140 episodes, 2010 - 2020) (written by - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #10.9 (2020) ... (creator)
- The World Before (2019) ... (creator)
- Open Your Eyes (2019) ... (creator)
- Bonds (2019) ... (creator)
- What It Always Is (2019) ... (creator)
 2014 Godzilla (additional writing - uncredited)
  Mob City (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2013) (written by - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Stay Down (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Oxpecker (2013) ... (creator)
- His Banana Majesty (2013) ... (creator)
- Red Light (2013) ... (creator)
- Reason to Kill a Man (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2007 The Mist (screenplay)
 1999 The Green Mile (screenplay)
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (Video) (screenplay - segment "Austria")
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life (Video) (screenplay - segments "German East Africa", "Congo")
 1998 Black Cat Run (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (screenplay)
 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (screenplay)
 1994 Nightshift Collection (Video)
 1992-1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Palestine, October 1917 (1993) ... (writer)
- Austria, March 1917 (1992) ... (writer)
- Congo, January 1917 (1992) ... (writer)
- German East Africa, December 1916 (1992) ... (writer)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1990)
- Showdown (1992) ... (teleplay)
- The Ventriloquist's Dummy (1990) ... (screenplay)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (segment "Showdown")
 1989 The Fly II (screenplay)
 1988 The Blob (screenplay)
 1984 The Woman in the Room (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Novella: : "Walpuski's Typewriter". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ardeth Bey | Frank A. Darabont

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his struggles getting "Fahrenheit 451" made] Hollywood doesn't trust smart material, if you show them a really smart script. I actually had a studio head read that script and say, "Wow, that's the best and smartest script that I've read since running this studio but I can't possibly greenlight it". I asked why and he says, "How am I going to get 13-year-olds to show up at the theater?" And I ... See more »

Trivia:

After closely working for more than a year with Steven Spielberg on a script for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), the script was personally rejected by producer George Lucas who had taken it upon himself to rewrite the script to his liking. Spielberg loved the script, but deferred to longtime pal Lucas on the matter. See more »

Trademark:

Hawaiian shirts See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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