Frank DarabontFrank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In his early career he was primarily a screenwriter for horror films such as ''A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors'', ''The Blob'' and ''The Fly II''. As a director he is known for his film adaptations of Stephen King novellas and novels such as ''The Shawshank Redemption'', ''The Green Mile'', and ''The Mist''.
Darabont also developed and executive produced the first season and part of the second season of the AMC horror series ''The Walking Dead'' and created the TNT neo-noir series ''Mob City''. Provided by Wikipedia