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Frank Capra

Frank CapraAKA Francesco Rosario Capra

Born: 18-May-1897
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy
Died: 3-Sep-1991
Location of death: La Quinta, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Coachella Valley Cemetery, Coachella, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: It's A Wonderful Life

Military service: US Army (18-Oct-1918 to 13-Dec-1918 influenza discharge)

Wife: Helen Howell (m. 1922, div. 1927)
Wife: Lucille Reyburn (m. 1932, d. 1984)
Son: Tom
Son: Frank Capra, Jr. (producer, EUE Screen Gems, b. 1934, d. 19-Dec-2007 prostate cancer)
Daughter: Lulu

    University: BS Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

    Columbia Pictures
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President (1935-39)
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    American Film Institute Life Achievement Award 1982
    Oscar for Best Director 1935 for It Happened One Night
    Oscar for Best Director 1937 for Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
    Oscar for Best Director 1939 for You Can't Take It With You
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6614 Hollywood Blvd.
    National Medal of Arts 1986
    Naturalized US Citizen 1920

    Pocketful of Miracles (19-Dec-1961)
    A Hole in the Head (15-Jul-1959)
    Here Comes the Groom (20-Sep-1951)
    Riding High (12-Apr-1950)
    State of the Union (30-Apr-1948)
    It's a Wonderful Life (20-Dec-1946)
    Arsenic and Old Lace (23-Sep-1944)
    Tunisian Victory (16-Mar-1944)
    Meet John Doe (3-May-1941)
    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (17-Oct-1939)
    You Can't Take It with You (23-Aug-1938)
    Lost Horizon (2-Mar-1937)
    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (12-Apr-1936)
    Broadway Bill (21-Nov-1934)
    It Happened One Night (22-Feb-1934)
    Lady for a Day (7-Sep-1933)
    The Bitter Tea of General Yen (3-Jan-1933)
    American Madness (4-Aug-1932)
    Forbidden (15-Jan-1932)
    Platinum Blonde (31-Oct-1931)
    The Miracle Woman (20-Jul-1931)
    Dirigible (4-Apr-1931)
    Rain or Shine (7-Aug-1930)
    Ladies of Leisure (5-Apr-1930)
    Flight (14-Sep-1929)
    The Younger Generation (4-Mar-1929)
    The Matinee Idol (14-Mar-1928)
    For the Love of Mike (31-Jul-1927)
    Long Pants (26-Mar-1927)
    The Strong Man (19-Sep-1926)

    George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (25-Sep-1984) · Himself

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