Clint Eastwood
(Movies & TV)
Clarence Anglin
National Geographic Channel
(Media and Entertainment)
Fred Ward
(Movies & TV)
John Anglin

See also

Frank Morris (prisoner)

Knowledge Identifier: +Frank_Morris_(prisoner)


Frank Morris (prisoner)

American criminal who escaped from Alcatraz prison in June 1962 and since then went missing add

Category: Justice-Crime

Born in 1926.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Clint Eastwood, Clarence Anglin, National Geographic Channel

Linked to: National Geographic Channel, Category:American bank robbers, Delft University




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Frank Morris was born in 1926 add something


Frank Morris and the 1962 escape were examined in a 2011 National Geographic Channel program entitled "Vanished from Alcatraz" add something

Frank Morris died in 1962 add something


By May 1962, they had dug through the vents at the back of the cells, working in shifts, with someone keeping lookout while others dug add something


On the night of June 11, 1962, the attempt went ahead add something


The FBI said in their report that on July 17, 1962, a Norwegian ship spotted a body floating in the bay 20 miles northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge add something


Clint Eastwood - It was based on the true story of Frank Lee Morris who, along with John and Clarence Anglin, escaped from the notorious Alcatraz prison in 1962.


In 1963, J. Campbell Bruce published his book "Escape from Alcatraz" about escapes from Alcatraz Island, including that of Morris and the Anglin brothers add something


The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively add something


The FBI officially closed the case on December 31, 1979, concluding that "no credible evidence emerged to suggest the men were still alive" add something


According to the 2011 National Geographic documentary, "Vanished from Alcatraz", bones from a human were found eight months after the escape on the shore near the place where the Norwegian ship had spotted a body add something


In 2015 the bones were proven to not belong to the Anglin Brothers either add something