Knowledge Identifier: +John_Frankenheimer
In 1947, he graduated from La Salle Military Academy in Oakdale, Long Island, New York.
Playhouse 90 - Between 1954 and 1960, John Frankenheimer directed 152 live television dramas, an average of one every two weeks
Edmond O'Brien - He appeared extensively in television, including the 1957 live 90-minute broadcast on "Playhouse 90" of "The Comedian", a drama written by Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer in which Mickey Rooney portrays a television comedian while O'Brien plays a writer driven to the brink of insanity
The finished film, released in 1962, was a huge success and was nominated for four Oscars, including one for Lancaster's performance.
Rose Valland - The 1964 John Frankenheimer film "The Train" was loosely based on her book, and includes a character named "Mlle Villard"
Jean-Pierre Jarier - Jarier introduced himself to a new generation by contributing major stunt work to the film "Ronin", directed by John Frankenheimer who directed the 1966 classic, "Grand Prix"
Frankenheimer was a friend of Senator Robert Kennedy and drove him to the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles the night Kennedy was assassinated in June 1968.
Deborah Kerr - In 1969, pressure of competition from younger, upcoming actresses made her agree to appear nude in John Frankenheimer's "The Gypsy Moths", the only nude scene in Kerr's career
One of Frankenheimer's last projects was the 2001 BMW action short-film Ambush for the promotional series The Hire, starring Clive Owen.
Rayveness - She returned to the porn industry in 2003 after John Frankenheimer's death, as most of her connections had gone
Wisconsin Film Festival - The 2010 festival included work by Michel Gondry, Jan H?ebejk, Ken Loach, Mary Sweeney, Radu Jude, Liu Jiayin, Gianni Di Gregorio, James Marsh, Jessica Hausner, Henrik Ruben Ganz, Maren Ade, Xavier Dolan, Corneliu Porumboiu, Karen Shakhnazarov, Bradley Rust Gray, Sarah Watts, Lixin Fan, Bert I. Gordon, George Kuchar, Sergio Leone, Ladislas Starewitch, Jules Dassin, John Frankenheimer, and Elia Kazan