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Also Known As: Died: April 22, 1998
Born: June 6, 1925 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: producer, screenwriter, manager

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1.
 Fire Sale (1977) Lawyer
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Raised in Brooklyn, NY
1940:
At age 15, worked as promoter of jazz concerts, booking such figures as Charlie Parker and Billie Holliday (date approximate)
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Managed comedian Lenny Bruce; arranged for Bruce to appear on "The Arthur Godfrey Show"
1955:
Began long collaboration with childhood friend Arne Sultan as writer for TV and films
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With Sultan, wrote for "The Steve Allen Show"; also provided specialty material for Lenny Bruce, Buddy Hackett and other comedians
1962:
First feature credit, co-wrote story for "Boys Night Out" with Sultan
1966:
Was on the writing staff of "The Milton Berle Show" (ABC)
1970:
Debut as film producer, "Where's Poppa?"
1971:
Served as one of the producers of the Broadway play "Lenny", a biography of Lenny Bruce starring Cliff Gorman
1972:
Co-produced and co-wrote the Oscar-nominated documentary "Malcolm X"
1974:
Produced the biopic "Lenny", directed by Bob Fosse and starring Dustin Hoffman; film received an Oscar nomination as Best Picture
1979:
With Aaron Russo, produced the Bette Midler vehicle "The Rose"
1984:
Co-produced the unsuccessful "Rhinestone"
1988:
Produced Paul Schrader's "Patty Hearst"
1992:
With Spike Lee, produced the biopic "Malcolm X", starring Denzel Washington
1992:
Served as producer of the HBO movie "Running Mates", which teamed Ed Harris and Diane Keaton
1996:
Produced the remake of "Diabolique"
1996:
Was executive producer of the HBO biopic "Norma Jean & Marilyn"
1998:
Served as executive producer of the acclaimed HBO biography "Gia"
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wife:
Joan Worth. Artist, novelist. Married c. 1953; survived him.

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father:
Joseph Worth.
mother:
Rose Worth.
son:
Jody Worth. Screenwriter. Survived him.
daughter:
Missy Worth. Executive. Works at Revolution Records; survived him.
daughter:
Daniele Jaimes Worth-Ochoa. Graphic designer. Born c. 1966; graduate of Bennington College; survived him.
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