Frank Ernst was born in 1918 in England as Francis Hector Ernst. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for Moonraker (1979), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Thunderball (1965). He died in January 1999 in Kent, England. See full bio »


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(age 81) in Kent, England, UK

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Moonraker Location Management
The Spy Who Loved Me Location Management
Thunderball Location Management
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 1981 Death Hunt (first assistant director)
 1977 The Stick Up (first assistant director)
 1976 Shout at the Devil (assistant director)
 1973 The Neptune Factor (assistant director)
 1972 Embassy (assistant director)
 1971-1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Nuisance Value (1972) ... (assistant director)
- A Death in the Family (1972) ... (assistant director)
- The Long Goodbye (1971) ... (assistant director)
- A Home of One's Own (1971) ... (assistant director)
- The Time and the Place (1971) ... (assistant director)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (assistant director)
 1969 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (assistant director)
 1965 The Wild Affair (assistant director)
 1965 The Hill (assistant director)
 1964 Goldfinger (assistant director)
 1963 Billy Liar (first assistant director)
 1963 Summer Holiday (assistant director)
 1962 The Main Attraction (assistant director)
 1962 A Kind of Loving (assistant director)
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Broken Doll (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Bullet with My Name on It (1961) ... (assistant director)
 1961 Whiplash (TV Series) (assistant director - 7 episodes)
- Secret of the Screaming Hills (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Love Story in Gold (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Stage for Two (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Sarong (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Dutchman's Reef (1961) ... (assistant director)
 1961 Loss of Innocence (assistant director)
 1961 Young, Willing and Eager (assistant director)
 1960 The Night Fighters (assistant director)
 1959 Web of Evidence (assistant director)
 1959 Model for Murder (assistant director)
 1959 Make Mine a Million (assistant director)
 1958 A Cry from the Streets (assistant director)
 1958 Blind Spot (assistant director)
 1958 Heart of a Child (assistant director)
 1958 Six-Five Special (assistant director)
 1958 The Strange World of Planet X (assistant director)
 1957 The End of the Line (assistant director)
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage (assistant director)
 1957 Booby Trap (assistant director)
 1957 Date with Disaster (assistant director)
 1957 Suspended Alibi (assistant director)
 1956 A Touch of the Sun (assistant director)
 1956 The Weapon (assistant director)
 1956 Operation Conspiracy (assistant director)
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1954 The Black Rider (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1954 The Embezzler (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1950 Operation Disaster (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 The Rocking Horse Winner (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 The Perfect Woman (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1948 Hamlet (third assistant director - uncredited)
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