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Darryl F. Zanuck

Darryl F. Zanuck

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Also Known As: Died: December 22, 1979
Born: September 5, 1902 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Wahoo, Nebraska, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Born in Wahoo, Nebraska
1908:
At age six, moved with mother to Glendale, California
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Film acting debut (as Indian in silent Western) aged eight
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Joined Nebraska National Guard; fought in France aged 15
1919:
Moved to L.A. to work in motion pictures
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Hired as a gag writer for Keystone Cops, Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle
1923:
Hired by Warner Bros. as staff screenwriter for Rin Tin Tin
1928:
Made studio manager of Warner Bros.
1929:
Put in charge of production at Warner Bros.
1933:
Resigned from Warner Bros. after conflict over studio policy
1933:
Formed 20th Century Pictures with Joseph Schenck
1935:
20th Century combined with Fox Studios to form 20th Century-Fox
1935:
Served as chief of production at 20th Century-Fox
1956:
Became independent producer
1962:
Elected president of 20th Century-Fox
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Made son, Richard, vice president of production at 20th Century-Fox
1969:
Became chairman and CEO of 20th Century-Fox, hired son as president
1970:
Fired son as president; held on to own position for less than a year
1971:
Resigned as CEO of 20th Century-Fox

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