STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,504 this week

Frank Perry (I) (1930–1995)


Frank Perry was born on August 21, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Jr. Frank Joseph Perry. He was a director and producer, known for Mommie Dearest (1981), Last Summer (1969) and David and Lisa (1962). 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 »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 759 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 583 people
created 28 Sep 2011
 
a list of 541 people
created 20 Feb 2014
 
a list of 528 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 165 people
created 24 Dec 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Frank Perry's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

Mommie Dearest
Mommie Dearest Director
(1981)
Last Summer
Last Summer Director
(1969)
David and Lisa
David and Lisa Director
(1962)
ABC Stage 67
ABC Stage 67 Director
(1966)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (21 credits)
 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)
Show Show Producer (14 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Art director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fran Perry
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[reacting to his late wife Eleanor Perry's claim that he refuses to compromise] That's bullshit! My life is one long compromise. I don't quarrel with the tormented part; it's the compromise part I quarrel with. I could never say that I won't compromise-making a movie is one long compromise; it's one horrendous compromise because there's no such thing as perfection. I never would have said that ... See more »

Trivia:

Wife and collaborator Eleanor Perry said of him, "Frank is always in torment because he refuses to compromise". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed