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Also Known As: Died: May 29, 1996
Born: May 28, 1915 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: executive, producer, talent agent, executive, lawyer

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Real Life (1979) Martin Brand
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1938:
Opened own office as an agent
1940:
Joined Jaffe Agency; in two years made partner and vice-president then served as president
1950:
Joined the MCA Agency; considered one of the leading agents in Hollywood
1952:
Promoted to vice-president of MCA TV Ltd.; named member of the board of directors
1975:
Executive producer of "Airport 1975," "Earthquake," and "The Front Page"; three of Universal's top box office hits
1977:
With Universal developed "Lightsurround" to be used in conjunction with Sensurround
1983:
Retired after suffering a severe stroke
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Education

St John's University: Jamaica , New York -

Notes

Expert in escapist entertainment he conceived the Academy Award winning Sensurround sound system used in the movie "Earthquake"

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wife:
Monica Lewis. Singer, actor. Born on May 5, 1925; provided the vocals for the character of Chiquita Banana; survived him.

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son:
Robert Lang. From previous marriage; survived him.
son:
Michael Lang. From previous marriage; survived him.
son:
Rocky Lang. Director. Survived him; mother Monica Lewis.

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