E. Max Frye
|E. Max Frye|
|Born||Eric Max Frye
1956 (age 60–61)
Oregon, United States
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
Eric Max Frye (born 1956) is an American screenwriter and film director from Oregon. In 2015, he received an Academy Award nomination for co-writing, with Dan Futterman, the original screenplay for Foxcatcher.
Early life and education
Frye was born in Oregon and raised in Eugene. His parents were Helen (Jackson) Frye, a federal judge, and William Frye. He attended Lewis & Clark College in Portland for one year before moving to Europe. He lived in Paris and worked as a male model in Austria. After returning to the United States, Frye settled in New York City where he attended New York University Film School.
- Something Wild (1986)
- Amos & Andrew (1993) - Also Director
- Palmetto (1998)
- Where the Money Is (2000)
- Foxcatcher (2014)
Honors and awards
|Academy Awards||Best Original Screenplay||Foxcatcher||Nominated|
|Writers Guild of America Awards||Best Original Screenplay||Nominated|
|Edgar Awards||Best Motion Picture Screenplay||Something Wild||Won|
- "The New York Times".
- Turnquist, Kristi. "Judge files an appeal on behalf of 'Amos and Andrew' screenings", The Oregonian, March 11, 1993.
- Gilbert, Matthew (September 7, 2001). "'Brothers in Arms' HBO Miniseries Captures the Horrors of WWII But Not the Faces". The Boston Globe.
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