Not all directors can make movies on inspiring stories. They should have a part in their heart that can understand, appreciate and learn the meaning beneath the storyline. The heights of creativity the story demands, need to be met by the director. He should be committed to change the thoughts to real situations. Such an incredible director is David Frankel.
David Frankel's birth took place on April 2, 1959, in New York City, USA. His parents are Tobia Simone and Max Frankel. Max Frankel have been the executive editor for The New York Times for eight years, from 1986 to 1994. Sooner or later, David Frankel completed his graduation from Harvard University.
David Frankel got introduced to Hollywood as a director for the 1995 film, Miami Rhapsody. With the very first film itself, he tried being the director, co-producer, and writer. This flick is a romantic comedy that portrays a clash between the career and life, added with the flavor of relationship. Sarah Jessica Parker, and Gil Bellows, along with some side actors, starred in the flick, and it received the Artios Award for Best Casting For Feature Film. Then, he came up with Dear Diary. Dear Diary was a flop at first, but after re-editing by ABC, it transformed into a short film and turned out to be a hit. It starred Bruce Altman, and Cheryl Freeman. This film received an Oscar in the Best Live Action Short Film category.
In 2006, he came up with yet another blockbuster called The Devil Wears Prada. It was a book adaption of the same name by Lauren Weisberger. Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt received many rewards for their acting. The film is a commercial and critical hit. It got nominations for two Oscar Awards and won some prestigious awards like Golden Globe Award, and AFI Award for the Best Movie Of The Year. Marley & Me was his next film in 2008, based on the book by John Grogan. Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston, who acted in the film, got a stable career then. The flick won the BMI Film Music Award and one more prestigious award. The dog's life makes the storyline of the movie.
The Big Year, in 2011, is the film which focused on bird enthusiasts.
Jack Black and
Steve Martin starred in this flick and received positive response. One Chance was his next cinema, in which James Carden and
Julie Walters starred in the lead roles. This movie was inspired by the real life of Paul Potts, who got a chance to appear in the show, Britain's Got Talent. It received nominations for two Golden Globe Awards and won one Audience Choice Awards.
Apart from the film industry, David Frankel loves playing tennis, golf, and he tied the knot to a birder, Jennifer Beber. They have twins.