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Frank D Gilroy

Writer/director

Born - 13 October 1925, New York City, USA
Died - 12 September 2015

Bearded, bespectacled American screenplay writer, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and occasional director. He began writing for television from the late 1940s, films from the mid 1950s - The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) was his first. His films as director included Desperate Characters (1971), From Noon Till Three (1976), Once in Paris (1978), The Gig (1985) and The Luckiest Man in the World (1989). He also directed TV movies, from The Turning Point of Jim Malloy in 1975, to Money Play$ in 1998. The actress Rene Russo is his daughter-in-law.