David Frankel (born April 2, 1959) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.
|Born||April 2, 1959|
New York City, New York
|Alma mater||Harvard College|
|Occupation||Director, screenwriter, producer|
He won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his 1996 short film Dear Diary and an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for the pilot episode of Entourage (2004), and has since directed the studio films The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Marley & Me (2008), and Hope Springs (2012). His birdwatching comedy The Big Year, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, JoBeth Williams, and Jack Black, was released in October 2011.
Future Projects—Septimus Heap: MagykEdit
It was announced that David Frankel would direct the film adaptation of the first novel of the Septimus Heap series. Karen Rosenfelt had also been brought on as Producer. Author Angie Sage was assigned as Executive Producer. Much has not been said about the film and it is unknown whether the film has been cancelled or merely shelved.
|1990||Funny About Love||No||Yes||No|
|2006||The Devil Wears Prada||Yes||No||No|
|2008||Marley & Me||Yes||No||No|
|2011||The Big Year||Yes||No||No|
|1996||Dear Diary||Yes||Yes||Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film|
|2002||Just Like You Imagined||Yes||No|
|2001||Band of Brothers||Yes||No||No||Miniseries;|
|2001-2003||Sex and the City||Yes||No||No||6 episodes|
|2002||The Pennsylvania Miners' Story||Yes||No||No||TV movie|
|2004||Entourage||Yes||No||No||Episodes "Entourage" and "The Scene"|
|2019||The Morning Show||Yes||No||No||Episodes "Chaos is the New Cocaine" and|
"No One's Gonna Harm You, Not While I'm Around"
|2020||The Baker and the Beauty||Yes||Yes||No||Episodes "Pilot" and "Ruin My Life"|
- Jewish Telegraph Agency: "Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts" By Gabe Friedman February 23, 2017
- "David Frankel Biography (1960-)". Filmreference.com. 1988-05-17. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
- "TOBIA S. BROWN IS WED - Barnard Alumna Married in Brooklyn to Max Frankel - Article - NYTimes.com". Select.nytimes.com. 2012-06-10. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
- Rodriguez, Rene (November 21, 2008), "Holiday film preview featuring "Marley & Me"", Miami Herald