Caption: Frank Capra, Photo By Roy Vaughan, circa 1926, **I.V.
Director, Writer, Producer
Born: May 18, 1897
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Known for: It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), It Happened One Night (1934), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you could ever be," Capra said about his Atlantic passage...