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Jennings Lang

Jennings Lang


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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: Producer ... executive producer talent agent executive lawyer


Jennings Lang made a successful career out of his incredible skills as a producer. In 1940, he joined the Jaffe Agency and was made partner and vice president after two years, then was promoted to president. In 1950, he joined the MCA Agency. Working in the film industry, Lang earned a production credit on the Paul Newman sports drama "Winning" (1969), the George C Scott comedic adaptation "They Might Be Giants" (1971) and "The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid" (1972) with Cliff Robertson. After focusing on dramas, Lang changed his tune to comedy, producing such films as "The Naked Ape" (1973) with Johnny Crawford and Victoria Principal. Lang then focused on film, producing "Rollercoaster" (1977) with George Segal and the sequel "The Concorde - Airport '79" (1979) with Alain Delon. Lang more recently produced the Burt Reynolds action picture "Stick" (1985). Lang passed away in May 1996 at the age of 81.

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