Birth Name: Frank Darabont
Birth Place: France
Born in a refugee camp in Montbeliard, France on Jan. 28, 1956, he was the son of Hungarian parents who had fled the country after the failed revolution that year. The family immigrated to the United States when Darabont was a child, and eventually settled in Los Angeles shortly before he entered high school. After attending Hollywood High, he began working in the film industry as a production assistant and set dresser; his first screen credit was the 1981 slasher film "Hell Night," and he worked steadily in the horror and fantasy genre - his favorite - for the next few years.However, Darabont's career as a filmmaker began a year earlier, when he sent an ambitious letter to best-selling horr...
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