Image of Frank Capra

Frank Capra

Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian-born American film director and a creative force behind a number of films of the 1930s and 1940s, including It Happened One Night (1934), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Lost Horizon (1937), You Can't Take It With You (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946). Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Capra, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
May 18, 1897 In Bisacquino, Sicilia, Italia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Another Romance of Celluloid 1938-02-05
Latest Project:
Series The Men Who Made the Movies 2021
Known For
Poster of The Academy Awards
Series The Men Who Made the Movies Unknown 2021
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year 2009-07-02
Movie Why We Fight Himself (archive footage) 2005-01-01
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream 1997-01-01
Movie A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Himself 1995-05-21
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey 1985-03-03
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie The American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra Himself 1982-04-03
Series The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie Hollywood My Home Town Himself 1965-12-31
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie The Screen Director Himself 1951-03-12
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Himself 1940-07-31
Movie Another Romance of Celluloid Himself (uncredited) 1938-02-05