Winner of the 1970 Academy Award for Best Director for the film Patton.He directed the original Planet of the Apes.He worked with Gregory Peck on the 1978 film The Boys from Brazil.BEFORE FAME
He studied law at Columbia University.PERSONAL LIFE
He married Helen Jean Gilchrist in 1948 and together they had two children.FUN FACTS
Director Franklin J. Schaffner were born on Sunday, in a leap year, birthstone is Emerald, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 140 days until Franklin J. Schaffner next birthday.
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Jan. 10 1967
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