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Born: August 27, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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1954:
Served in US Army
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Worked as a salesman for Warner Bros. in New York, Boston, Milwaukee and Chicago
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Employed as booking manager for Walt Disney Productions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1966:
Served as Midwest sales manager for Sigma III
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Was vice-president of Filmways Productions
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Appointed vice-president of sales, Paramount Pictures; promoted to vice president of marketing then executive vice-president
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Served as president, Paramount Pictures
1975:
Founded Frank Yablans Presentations Inc.
1976:
First producing credit (executive producer), "Silver Streak"
1978:
Acted role of a goon on the radio in "The Fury"; also produced
1979:
With Ted Kotcheff and Peter Gent collaborated on the screenplay for "North Dallas Forty", based on Gent's novel; also produced
1981:
With director Frank Perry, Tracy Hotchner and Robert Getchell, credited with the screenplay for the Joan Crawford biolic "Mommie Dearest"; also produced
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Was COO and vice chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists
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Disappeared from Hollywood, retreating to Tuscany, Italy
1993:
Took up residence in East Hampton, New York
1995:
Returned to feature films as executive producer of "Congo", based on the Michael Crichton novel
1995:
Appointed co-chair of Adventuress Productions, co-founded by actress Sybil Danning (date approximate)
1999:
Produced "A Dog of Flanders", starring Jon Voight and Jack Warden

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