Frank Yablans was an American studio executive, film producer, and screenwriter.
11 Facts About Frank Yablans
Frank Yablans was born in Brooklyn, New York to Annette and Morris Yablans.
Frank Yablans entered the motion picture business in 1956, joining Warner Bros.
Frank Yablans joined Sigma III and later transitioned to Filmways after it acquired Sigma III.
Frank Yablans became executive vice president of sales for Paramount Pictures in June 1969, where his marketing of the film Love Story, led to his appointment as Paramount Studios' president on May 10,1971.
Frank Yablans personally supervised the 100th birthday celebrations of studio founder Adolph Zukor in January 1973.
Frank Yablans was executive producer of Silver Streak, The Other Side of Midnight, Congo, and the HBO series Rome.
Frank Yablans produced and adapted the screenplays for North Dallas Forty and Mommie Dearest, both based on books.
Frank Yablans then formed Northstar Entertainment Corporation, with a partnership at Producers Sales Organization.
In 1987, director Arthur Seidelman partnered with Frank Yablans to produce feature films.
Frank Yablans died on Thanksgiving, November 27,2014, from natural causes at the age of 79.