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John Frankenheimer (John Michael Frankenheimer) was born on 19 February, 1930 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA, is a director,miscellaneous,producer. At 72 years old, John Frankenheimer height is 6 ft 3 in (191.0 cm).

Now We discover John Frankenheimer's Biography, Age, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of net worth at the age of 72 years old?

Popular As John Michael Frankenheimer
Occupation director,miscellaneous,producer
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 19 February 1930
Birthday 19 February
Birthplace Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Date of death 6 July, 2002
Died Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Who Is John Frankenheimer's Wife?

His wife is Evans Evans (13 December 1963 - 6 July 2002) ( his death), Carolyn Miller (22 September 1954 - 1962) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Evans Evans (13 December 1963 - 6 July 2002) ( his death), Carolyn Miller (22 September 1954 - 1962) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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John Frankenheimer Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is John Frankenheimer worth at the age of 72 years old? John Frankenheimer’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from USA. We have estimated John Frankenheimer's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Director

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Had been working on directing Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) at the time of his death.


Children: daughters Elise and Kristi Frankenheimer. Kristi, a location manager of 20+ years, worked with her father on several projects, including his last, Path to War (2002), for HBO.


Was attached to direct Men of War (1994) starring Dolph Lundgren, originally written by John Sayles as "A Safe Place". Dropped out to make a somewhat ecologically similarly themed, The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (1994).


Owned a 1988 supercharged Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL, which was willed to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles upon his death. It can occasionally be seen at the museum on display.


Frankenheimer used the pseudonymous Alan Smithee credit on the 1987 TV-movie "Riviera".


One of his biggest dreams when he started directing was to work with a concert orchestra. He eventually did it twice, in Prophecy (1979) and The Holcroft Covenant (1985).


Steve Martin's long-time girlfriend in the 1970s, Mitzi Trumbo, left him for Frankenheimer. A number of years later, Frankenheimer tried unsuccessfully to seduce Martin's wife at the time, Victoria Tennant, according to Martin's autobiography.


When Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, it was his good friend Frankenheimer who had personally driven him there that day. In the initial confusion following the shooting Frankenheimer was mistakenly identified as one of the other people shot that night.


Burt Lancaster personally chose him to replace Arthur Penn as director of The Train (1964) when Lancaster did not approve of Penn's vision of the film--he wanted a more action-oriented film that would appeal to a wider audience, while Penn envisioned it as being more about the paintings that drove the film's plot.


Was approached by Albert R. Broccoli to screen-test for the role of James Bond in Dr. No (1962) (Frankenheimer began his career as an actor).


When Burt Lancaster walked onto the set the first day of shooting of The Young Savages (1961), he was startled and dismayed to see the camera on the floor, aiming upward. Lancaster had never before worked with a director who used such innovative camera angles. He grew to trust Frankenhiemer, and they made four more films together.


He first turned to the big screen with The Young Stranger (1957) which he hated to do because he thought he didn't understand movies and wasn't used to work with only one camera.


Directed "For Whom The Bell Tolls" for Days Of Wine & Roses - Cliff Robertson & Piper Laurie, "Playhouse 90" Original TV Version (1956), one of the first showcase dramas to be presented in two parts and on tape. The production, which cost $400,000, was the most expensive TV show at that time (1959).


Disappointed his with first feature film experience he returned to his successful television career directing a total of 152 live television shows between 1954 and 1960.


Born in New York and raised in Queens, John Frankenheimer wanted to become a professional tennis player. He loved movies and his favorite actor was Robert Mitchum. He decided he wanted to be an actor but then he applied for and was accepted in the Motion Picture Squadron of the Air Force where he realized his natural talent to handle a camera. After his military discharge he began a TV career in 1953 convincing CBS to hire him as an assistant director, which consisted mainly working as a cameraman at that time. He eventually started to direct the show he was working on as an assistant director. Frankenheimer still didn't want to direct films. He liked to direct live television, and he would have continued to do it if the profession itself hadn't cease to exist.


Directed 140 live television dramas for Studio One in Hollywood (1948), Days Of Wine & Roses - Cliff Robertson & Piper Laurie, "Playhouse 90" Original TV Version (1956), The DuPont Show of the Month (1957) and other showcase anthologies.


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985." Pages 365-372. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.


He was married three times. His first wife was called Joanne Evans and they were briefly married while both were college students--chiefly, he claimed, because in the 1940s it was easier than living together. He claimed that neither of them remotely expected the marriage to last long, and it didn't.