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Birth Name: Frank Arpad Darabont

Age: 59, born 28 January 1959

Country of origin: France

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Karyn Wagner


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Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2015) (110 items)
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Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2014) (110 items)
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Description: Three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont was born in a refugee camp in 1959 in Montbeliard, France, the son of Hungarian parents who had fled Budapest during the failed 1956 Hungarian revolution. Brought to America as an infant, he settled with his family in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High School. His first job in movies was as a production assistant on the 1981 low-budget film, Noche infernal (1981), starring Linda Blair. He spent the next six years working in the art department as a set dresser and in set construction while struggling to establish himself as a writer. His first produced writing credit (shared) was on th ... (more)
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Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2017) (110 movies items)

"POINTS : 91 pts - The Shawshank Redemption : 91 pts"


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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Hungarian Major Works: The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The Green Mile (1999) The Mist (2007) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"


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Oscars 1995 Winners (My Version) (23 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption! Nominees: Tim Burton - Ed Wood Robert Zemeckis - Forrest Gump Quentin Tarantino - Pulp Fiction Robert Redford - Quiz Show"


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Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2016) (110 movies items)

"POINTS : 169 pts - The Shawshank Redemption : 125 pts - The Green Mile : 44 pts"