Frank Darabont

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Director

Birth Date: January 28, 1959

Age: 64 years old

Birth Place: Montbéliard, Doubs, France

A lifelong horror fan who possessed great love for the genre and the works of Stephen King in particular, Frank Darabont's career as a writer and director yielded three Oscar nominations and worldwide acclaim for "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994), "The Green Mile" (1999) and "The Mist" (2007). He began his filmmaking career after asking King's permission to shoot a short film based on one of his stories; the project led to scripting for several minor horror films and TV series before the bittersweet drama of "Shawshank" brought him to international attention. Darabont found the heart and the literacy at the center of King's works - something few other directors had achieved - and continued to mine success from the author's library with "The Green Mile" and the darker "Mist." In doing so, Darabont brought integrity artistic quality to a genre that had sorely lacked such laudable elements for decades.

Credits

King on Screen

Self
Movie
2022

The Walking Dead: Best of Morgan

Director
TV Show
2021

The Walking Dead: Best of Morgan

Writer
TV Show
2021

The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far

Executive Producer
TV Show
2016

Fanarchy

Actor
TV Show
2015

Jets Over the Gulf and Afghanistan

Director
TV Show
2014

Mob CityStream

Director
TV Show
2013
66%

Mob CityStream

Executive Producer
TV Show
2013
66%

Mob CityStream

Writer
TV Show
2013
66%

The Walking Dead: Extras

Executive Producer
TV Show
2013

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster

Actor
Movie
2013

On Story

Guest
TV Show
2011

The Walking Dead: Live at the Paley Center

Guest
TV Show
2011

The Walking DeadStream

Director
TV Show
2010
79%

The Walking DeadStream

Executive Producer
TV Show
2010
79%

The Walking DeadStream

Writer
TV Show
2010
79%

The Mist

Director
Movie
2007

The Mist

Producer
Movie
2007

The Mist

Writer
Movie
2007

EntourageStream

Guest Star
Frank Darabont
TV Show
2004
33%

CollateralStream

Executive Producer
Movie
2004
86%

CollateralStream

Writer (Screenplay)
Movie
2004
86%

Last Call With Carson Daly

Guest
TV Show
2002

The Salton Sea

Producer
Movie
2002

The Majestic

Director
Movie
2001

The Majestic

Producer
Movie
2001

Young Indiana Jones and the Daredevils of the Desert

Writer
Movie
1999

The Green MileStream

Director
Movie
1999
79%

The Green MileStream

Producer
Movie
1999
79%

The Green MileStream

Writer
Movie
1999
79%

La Redención de Shawshank

Director
Movie
1994

The Shawshank RedemptionStream

Director
Movie
1994
91%

The Shawshank RedemptionStream

Screenwriter
Movie
1994
91%

Mary Shelley's FrankensteinStream

Screenwriter
Movie
1994
42%

Nightshift Collection

Director
Movie
1994

The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesStream

Writer
TV Show
1992
77%

Buried Alive

Director
Movie
1990

The Fly II

Screenwriter
Movie
1989

The Blob

Screenwriter
Movie
1988

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