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Frank Pierson

Born on May 12, 1925 in Chappaqua, NY
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Distinguished screenwriter and noted director Frank Pierson earned an Oscar nomination for his debut screenplay, Cat Ballou, in 1965 and a decade later won an Oscar for the screenplay for Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
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


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