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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Did You Know


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


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

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Personal Details


Franklin James Schaffner

Tokyo, Japan


(age 69)
Santa Monica, California, USA

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