Frank Capra

Frank Capra bio

Birth Name: Francesco Rosario Capra

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Italy

Date Of Birth: May 18, 1897

Date Of Death: September 3, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Frank Capra was born on the 18th of May, 1897. He was famous for being a Director. Celebrated director whose film It Happened One Night became the first film to win all 5 top Oscars: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay. His other notable films include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, You Can’t Take It With You and It’s a Wonderful Life.

Frank Capra was born in Italy. He was born in Sicily and traveled to America in the steerage section of a ship. His 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life was a box office disappointment, though it earned five Oscar nominations and was named one of AFI’s 100 Greatest American films, becoming a favorite American Christmas film.

Frank Capra was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Frank Capra was born in 1890s.

Francesco Rosario Capra is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Frank’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Frank Capra’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Frank Capra’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Frank Capra kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Frank Capra was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Francesco Rosario Capra
NICKNAME: Frank Russell Capra
RELIGION: Christian Science
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Frank Capra was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Frank Capra was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Frank Capra had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Frank Capra’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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