Frank Capra (* 18. Mai 1897 in Bisacquino auf Sizilien als Francesco Rosario Capra; † 3. September 1991 in La Quinta, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Autor italienischer Herkunft. Er zählte zu den erfolgreichsten Regisseuren seiner Generation.
World War II Victory Medal. Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer, and screenwriter who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Publicity photo of director Frank Capra. Frank Capra (May 5, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. Capra directed a total of 36 feature-length films (34 of which are known to survive) and 16 ...
Frank Capra. Director: It's a Wonderful Life. One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you ...
- Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy
- La Quinta, California, USA
- May 18, 1897
- September 3, 1991
30. Aug. 2023 · Frank Capra, byname of Francesco Rosario Capra, (born May 18, 1897, near Palermo, Sicily, Italy—died September 3, 1991, La Quinta, California, U.S.), American motion-picture director who was the most prominent filmmaker of the 1930s, during which he won three Academy Awards as best director.
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