A freelance photojournalist who worked mainly for Life Magazine in the 60’s born as Frank Dandridge. He covered numerous assignments such as, the Harlem Riots in 1964, Dr. King’s, March on Washington, in 1963, and the terrible Birmingham Bombing in 1963. His photos also appeared in Look, Saturday Evening Post, Pageant, Paris Match. He had a second career as a script writer of television shows as, Kung Fu, The Incredible Hulk, Chips, Hunter, Fantasy Island, Six Million Dollar Man, Baretta, St. Elsewhere, and others.
|Some Works Of Frank Dandridge|
He has worked for several films including, Good Housekeeping, Quick Magazine, the Canadian Film Board, Playboy, and many other national magazines and has has won an Art Director’s Award for his photo essay, “The Two Faces of Harlem”, that appeared in Look magazine. His work also included photographing many celebrities, including, Bobby Kennedy, Muhammad Ali, President Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Frank Sinatra, The Supremes, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Jimmy Hoffa.
He also wrote and photographed articles for Look, Pageant, and Parade magazines, and worked on movies with directors Elia Kazan, and Jules Dassin. He moved to the West Coast in 1969, and was one of the first 15 Fellows at the American Film Institute, where he won the prestigious Grand Prize at the Fifth Annual Schlitz Student Film Festival in 1970, for his film, “Pas De Deux”.
He was also a story editor, on; The Incredible Hulk, and Palmerstown, U.S.A.