Frank Warner Capra (March 20, 1934 â€" December 19, 2007), known as Frank Capra, Jr., was an American studio executive. He was one of the three children of film director Frank Capra and his second wife, Lucille. His own son, Frank Capra III, is an assistant director.

Capra, Jr. was president of EUE Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina, and a member of the North Carolina Film Council. He entered show business, becoming a television and film producer.


Frank Capra, Jr. died on December 19, 2007, aged 73, at a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a long battle with prostate cancer.


Frank Capra, Jr.
  • Mark Twain's Greatest Adventure: 'It's a Matter of Time' (2005) (pre-production) (producer)
  • Queen City Blowout (2003) (executive producer)
  • Waterproof (1999) (producer)
  • Death Before Dishonor (1987) (executive producer)
  • Marie (1985) (producer)
  • Firestarter (1984) (producer)
  • The Seduction (1982) (executive producer)
  • Vice Squad (1982) (executive producer)
  • High Hopes: The Capra Years (1981) (TV) (producer)
  • An Eye for an Eye (1981) (producer)
  • The Black Marble (1980) (producer)
  • Born Again (1978) (producer)
  • Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977) (producer)
  • Trapped Beneath the Sea (1974) (TV) (producer)
  • Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) (associate producer)
  • Tom Sawyer (1973/I) (associate producer)
  • Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972) (associate producer)
  • Play It Again, Sam (1972) (associate producer)
  • Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) (associate producer)
  • Marooned (1969) (associate producer)
  • References

    • Fox, Margalit. "Frank Capra Jr., Movie and TV Producer, Dies at 73", New York Times. December 22, 2007.

    External links

    Frank Capra, Jr.
    • Frank Capra Jr. at the Internet Movie Database

    Frank Capra, Jr.

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