Richard Franklin (I) (1948–2007)


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Writer, director and producer Richard Franklin was born on July 15, 1948 in Melbourne, Australia. Infatuated with cinema at an early age, Franklin first began making 8mm films at age 10. Franklin saw Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" two years later and was hooked on movies for life. Richard enrolled at Monash University in Melbourne and worked as an ... See full bio »
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Hotel Sorrento Director
(1995)
Patrick Director
(1978)
Link Director
(1986)
The Blue Lagoon Producer
(1980)

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 2003 Visitors
 2002 Flatland (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Shadow Warriors (2002)
 2000-2001 BeastMaster (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Veil of Death (2001)
- White Tiger (2000)
- Rage (2000)
- Rescue (2000)
 1999-2000 The Lost World (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Prisoner (2000)
- Tourist Season (2000)
- Blood Lust (1999)
- Salvation (1999)
- Stranded (1999)
 1999 The Lost World (TV Movie)
 1997 One Way Ticket (TV Movie)
 1993 Running Delilah (TV Movie)
 1991 F/X2
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1989)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1986 Link
 1983 Psycho II
 1981 Road Games
 1978 Patrick
 1976 World of Sexual Fantasy (as Richard Bruce)
 1970 Homicide (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Bride Price (1970) ... (film)
- Once a Killer (1970) ... (film)
- Bars (1970) ... (film)
- See No Evil (1970) ... (film)
- Wall of Silence (1970) ... (film)
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Other Works:

Directed a promotional commercial for Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia in 1998 featuring comic actor, Francis Greenslade.

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Alternate Names:

Richard Bruce
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We're already a cross-culturalized society. I'm always concerned whether my friends in America will be able to understand what we're saying on screen. I'm trying to be true for Australians and true to the international audience. I'm all for personal film, but if I can make a statement that's universal, is it any less personal? See more »

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He was working on his autobiography and a PhD at the time of his death. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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