Franklin J. Schaffner (1920–1989)

Director | Producer | Actor



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  • Fred J. Koenekamp and Franklin J. Schaffner in Papillon (1973)
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Did You Know

Trivia

He died only nine days before Laurence Olivier, whom he directed in both Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) and The Boys from Brazil (1978).


Trademark

He often used Jerry Goldsmith to compose the scores (Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, etc.)


Star Sign

Gemini

Personal Details

Born

Franklin James Schaffner

Tokyo, Japan

Died

(age 69)
Santa Monica, California, USA


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