Franklin J. Schaffner (1920–1989)

Director | Producer | Actor


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

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Directed 4 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: George C. Scott, Janet Suzman, Lee Tracy and Laurence Olivier. Scott won (and refused) the award for his performance in Patton (1970).


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

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Franklin James Schaffner

Tokyo, Japan


(age 69)
Santa Monica, California, USA

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