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Franklin J. Schaffner Awards

  • Profession: Director
  • Born: May 30, 1920
  • Died: Jul 2, 1989
  • Birth Name: Franklin James Schaffner
  • Biography: Born in Japan to American Protestant missionaries, director Franklin J. Schaffner first set foot on American soil at age five. After spending his childhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Schaffner studied pre-law at Franklin and Marshall College, then... Continued


Awarded by
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Patton Best Director 1970 Winner
Directors Guild of America Patton Best Director 1970 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Patton Best Director 1970 Nominee