|Also Known As: ||
||May 24, 2012
||December 10, 1926
||Cause of Death:
||Cleveland, Ohio, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Began career as advertising executive
Resigned as senior TV vice president with Benton & Bowles to become president, Mirisch Rich TV
Executive produced first TV series, "Hey, Landlord"
Joined Leo Burnett Agency
Became president and co-owner of Lorimar Productions, Culver City CA
Served as executive producer on first TV movies, "The Homecoming" for Lorimar and "Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate" for Lee Rich Productions
Produced first feature, "The Sporting Club"
First film as executive producer, "Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?"
Named chairman and CEO, MGM/UA Communications Company
Signed three-year deal with Warner Bros., Setting up Lee Rich Productions there (date approximate)