List of Famous people with last name Frank
Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. It is one of the world's best known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.
Thomas Frank is a Danish professional football coach and former amateur player, who is head coach of English club Brentford.
Hans Michael Frank was a German politician and lawyer who served as head of the General Government in Poland during the Second World War.
Antoinette Renee Frank is a former New Orleans police officer who, on March 4, 1995, committed a violent armed robbery at a restaurant which resulted in the killing of two members of the family who ran the establishment, and fellow New Orleans Police Department officer Ronald A. Williams II. She was aided by an accomplice, a drug dealer and probable lover, Rogers Lacaze. Frank is the only woman on death row in Louisiana, at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel, Louisiana.
Jason David Frank is an American actor and professional mixed martial artist who is most notable for his career as Tommy Oliver from the Power Rangers franchise.
A. Scott Frank is an American screenwriter, film director, and author. Known as "one of the most reliable and highly-paid screenwriters in the business", Frank received two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for Out of Sight (1998) and Logan (2017). His film work, credited and uncredited, extends to dozens of films. In recent years he has worked for Netflix on television miniseries, most prominently co-creating The Queen's Gambit with Allan Scott.
Ulrike Frank is a German actress known for her portrayal of Katrin Flemming on the daily drama Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten.
Joachim Frank is a German-American biophysicist at Columbia University and a Nobel laureate. He is regarded as the founder of single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017 with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson. He also made significant contributions to structure and function of the ribosome from bacteria and eukaryotes.
Adam Frank is an American physicist, astronomer, and writer. His scientific research has focused on computational astrophysics with an emphasis on star formation and late stages of stellar evolution. Currently, his work includes studies of exoplanet atmospheres and astrobiology. The latter include studies of the generic response of planets to the evolution of energy-intensive civilizations (exo-civilizations).
Margot Betti Frank was the elder daughter of Otto Frank and Edith Frank and the elder sister of Anne Frank. Margot's deportation order from the Gestapo hastened the Frank family into hiding. According to the diary of her younger sister, Anne, Margot kept a diary of her own, but no trace of Margot's diary has ever been found. She died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.