Frank Darabont


Born
in Hungary
January 28, 1959


Frank Darabont (born January 28, 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer. He has directed the films The Shawshank Redemption,The Green Mile, and The Mist.
Early life
Darabont was born in a refugee camp in 1959 in Montbeliard, France. His parents fled Hungary after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. When he was still an infant, his family moved to the United States.
Career
By the age of 20, Darabont became involved in filmmaking. One of his first films was a short adaptation of Stephen King's The Woman in the Room, which made the semi-finalist list for Academy Award consideration in 1983, and was shown in its entirety in the 1986 syndicated television special, Stephen King's World of Horror.[citation needed] The short,
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The Green Mile: The Screenplay

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Walpuski's Typewriter

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“If you're going to succeed, you've got to be like one of those punch-drunk fighters in the old Warner Bros. boxing pictures: too stupid to fall down, you just keep slugging and stay on your feet.”
Frank Darabont

“The mouse ducks (yes, actually ducks)”
Frank Darabont, The Green Mile: The Screenplay

“This one has Olive Oyl getting it doggy-style from Popeye.”
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