|2001||Directors Guild of America||Best Director - Television Movie||Conspiracy||Nominated|
|1993||ACE||Best Director||Citizen Cohn||Won|
|1975||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Original Screenplay||Dog Day Afternoon||Won|
|1975||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Screenplay||Dog Day Afternoon||Nominated|
|1967||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Adapted Screenplay||Cool Hand Luke||Nominated|
by Jessie Heyman
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Frank Pierson has passed away at the age of 87. Pierson is best known for his Oscar-nominated screenplays "Cool Hand Luke," "Cat Ballou" and "Dog Day Afternoon," the latter of which won him the...