Franklin Adreon


Birthday November 18, 1902

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Maryland

DEATH DATE Sep 10, 1979 (76)

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Writer and director known for films like S.O.S. Coast Guard, The Fighting Devil Dogs, Jesse James Rides Again, and for directing TV shows like Cheyenne and Maverick.

Before Fame

He was a Marine Reservist in the 1930s.


He worked at Republic Pictures for most of his life.

Family Life

He died near Hollywood, California.

Associated With

He and Sydney Pollack were both directors for the TV series The Tall Man.