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||December 6, 1944
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RATE AND COMMENT
Educated in England and Switzerland
Returned to Israel when his father died
Fought in The Six Day War and The Yom Kippur War
Took over his father's fertilizer company; later expanded his business holdings to include over 15 companies throughout the world
Began producing and financing films in Israel in his early thirties
First screen credit, producer of "Black Joy"
Produced commercials for French TV
TV producing debut, the ABC miniseries "Masada"
Hollywood producing debut, "King of Comedy"
Produced plays in Paris and NYC, including a Parisian production of "Amadeus" starring Roman Polanski
Helped form the Summit Group, a joint venture with Andrew Vajna's Cinergi Productions and Bernd Eichinger's Constantin Films to work with Milchan's Regency Intl. in order to handle foreign distribution rights on films they produce as well as select other items
TV series debut as executive producer, "John Grisham's The Client"
Made bid to purchase MGM
Co-produced the acclaimed contemporary noir drama "L.A. Confidential"