|Born||A. Scott Frank
March 10, 1960
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Education||University of California, Santa Barbara
|Awards||National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay (1998)
Saturn Award for Best Writing (2002)
A. Scott Frank (born March 10, 1960) is an American screenwriter, film director, and author.
Early life and education
Along with The Lookout, Mr. Frank’s other screenplays include Little Man Tate, Dead Again, Malice, Heaven's Prisoners, Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, The Interpreter, Marley & Me, The Wolverine and A Walk Among the Tombstones (also directed).
Out of Sight, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America as well as Best Screenplay awards from the National Society of Film Critics and the Boston Society of Film Critics.
Minority Report won the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Screenplay. Get Shorty was nominated for both a Golden Globe and a Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and, along with Dead Again, was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Mystery Screenplay.
|1988||Plain Clothes||with Dan Vining|
|1991||Dead Again||directed by Kenneth Branagh|
|1991||Little Man Tate||directed by Jodie Foster|
|1991||The Walter Ego||short|
|1993||Malice||with Aaron Sorkin|
|1995||Get Shorty||directed by Barry Sonnenfeld|
|1996||Heaven's Prisoners||with Harley Peyton|
|1998||Out of Sight||directed by Steven Soderbergh|
|2002||Minority Report||with Jon Cohen|
|2004||Dawn of the Dead||uncredited rewrite with Michael Tolkin|
|2004||Flight of the Phoenix||with Edward Burns|
|2005||The Interpreter||with Charles Randolph and Steven Zaillian|
|2007||The Lookout||also director|
|2008||Marley & Me||with Don Roos|
|2013||The Wolverine||with Mark Bomback|
|2014||A Walk Among the Tombstones||also director|
|2016||Assassin's Creed||with Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Michael Lesslie|
|1988||The Wonder Years||episode "The Phone Call"|
|1993||Fallen Angels||episode "Dead End for Delia"|
|2004||Karen Sisco||episode "He Was a Friend of Mine"|
|2011||Shameless||also director, episode "It's Time to Kill the Turtle"|
- "Scott Frank biography". The New York Times. New York City, New York. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- "Scott Frank bio". http://www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu. University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved March 13, 2015. External link in
- Bazer, Mark (March 25, 2007). "Screenwriter Frank takes action After years spent creating scripts, he's directing". The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. Retrieved March 16, 2015 – via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (. ))
- "Shaker". http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com. Retrieved February 18, 2016. External link in