"John Michael Frankenheimer" was an American film and television director known for social dramas and action/suspense films. Among his credits were Birdman of Alcatraz (film)/Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film)/The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seven Days in May (1964), The Train (1964 film)/The Train (1964), Seconds (film)/Seconds (1966), Grand Prix (1966 film)/Grand Prix (1966), French Connection II (1975), Black Sunday (1977 film)/Black Sunday (1977), and Ronin (film)/Ronin (1998).
Frankenheimer won four consecutive Emmy Awards in the 1990s for the television movies Against the Wall (1994 film)/Against the Wall, The Burning Season (1994 film)/The Burning Season, Andersonville (film)/Andersonville, and George Wallace (film)/George Wallace, which also received a Golden Globe award. He was considered one of the last remaining directors who insisted on having complete control over all elements of production, making his style unique in Hollywood.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous directors! More John Frankenheimer on Wikipedia.