Franklin J. Schaffner

Franklin J. Schaffner (* 30. May 1920 in Tokyo; † 2. July 1989 in Santa Monica) was an US-American film director.

Schaffner started its direction career with the erblühenden American television at the beginning of the 1950er - years. Its TV-series and television plays became models for numerous successors. Only into the 1960er - years had it also as a director for motion picture films success. For the film Patton it received a OSCAR to 1971 as a best director. Further large successes followed into the 1970er - year.



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