Franklin J. Schaffner bio

Birth Name: Franklin J. Schaffner

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Japan

Date Of Birth: May30, 1920

Date Of Death: July 2, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Franklin J. Schaffner was born on the 30th of May, 1920. He was popular for being a Director. Winner of the 1970 Academy Award for Best Director for the film Patton.

Franklin J. Schaffner was born in Japan. He studied law at Columbia University. He directed the original Planet of the Apes.

Franklin J. Schaffner was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Franklin J. Schaffner was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Franklin J. Schaffner 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".


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Franklin J. Schaffner was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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Zodiac Sign: Franklin J. Schaffner was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Franklin J. Schaffner was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Franklin J. Schaffner had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Franklin J. Schaffner’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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