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Also Known As: Died: May 24, 2012
Born: December 10, 1926 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Began career as advertising executive
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Resigned as senior TV vice president with Benton & Bowles to become president, Mirisch Rich TV
1966:
Executive produced first TV series, "Hey, Landlord"
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Joined Leo Burnett Agency
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Became president and co-owner of Lorimar Productions, Culver City CA
1971:
Served as executive producer on first TV movies, "The Homecoming" for Lorimar and "Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate" for Lee Rich Productions
1971:
Produced first feature, "The Sporting Club"
1978:
First film as executive producer, "Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?"
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Named chairman and CEO, MGM/UA Communications Company
1988:
Signed three-year deal with Warner Bros., Setting up Lee Rich Productions there (date approximate)

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