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Franklin J. Schaffner

Franklin J. Schaffner

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Also Known As: Died: July 2, 1989
Born: May 30, 1920 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Director ...
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Raised in Japan until father's death in 1936
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Served with Navy amphibious forces during WWII
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Began career as assistant direcor on "March of Time" series
1948:
Joined CBS-TV
1960:
Broadway directing debut, "Advise and Consent"
1963:
Film directing debut, "The Stripper"
1989:
Final film, "Welcome Home," posthumously dedicated to him

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