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Full Name  A. Scott Frank
Nationality  American

Name  Scott Frank
Role  Screenwriter
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Born  March 10, 1960 (age 55) (1960-03-10) Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
Occupation  Screenwriter and director
Education  University of California, Santa Barbara
Books  Darkness Descends, Get Shorty, Out of sight
Awards  Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Movies  A Walk Among the Tombstones, Minority Report, The Lookout, The Wolverine, Out of Sight
Similar People  Lawrence Block, David Harbour, Dan Stevens, James Mangold, Boyd Holbrook

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A. Scott Frank (born March 10, 1960) is an American screenwriter, film director, and author.


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Early life and education

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Frank was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on March 10, 1960.


He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, graduating in 1982 with a B.A. in film studies.


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In 2008, Scott Frank’s directorial debut, The Lookout, won the Independent Spirit award for Best First Feature.

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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).

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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, as was Dead Again, was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Mystery Screenplay.

In January 2016, Frank debuted as a novelist with Shaker. The novel is a crime mystery published by Penguin/Random House.

Writing work



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