Frank Perry

Frank Perry Brief Biography

Frank Joseph Perry, Jr. (August 21, 1930 - August 29, 1995) was an American stage director and filmmaker. The 1962 independent film David and Lisa was nominated for two Academy Awards for best director (Frank Perry) and best screenplay (written by his then-wife, Eleanor Perry). The couple would go on to collaborate on five more films including cult classic, The Swimmer, starring Burt Lancaster, Diary of a Mad Housewife starring Carrie Snodgress and the Emmy award-nominated A Christmas Memory which was based on a short story by Truman Capote, and also adapted by Frank's Emmy-award-winning wife, screenwriter Eleanor. Frank Perry went on to form Corsair Pictures, which was privately financed by United Artists, producing two film flops, Miss Firecracker and A Shock to the System, before folding. His later films include the Razzie Award-nominee Joan Crawford bio drama Mommie Dearest and the documentary On The Bridge, about his struggle with prostate cancer.

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