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Also Known As: Died: June 27, 1996
Born: April 5, 1909 Cause of Death: heart disease
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Born in Astoria, Queens, New York
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Family moved to Long Island
1938:
Entered film industry as assistant director at 20th Century-Fox
1951:
Moved to London
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Formed Warwick Productions in England with former director turner producer Irving Allen
1953:
First film as producer "Red Beret/Paratrooper"; also marked first collaboration with producer Irving Allen and first of three films with star Alan Ladd
1955:
First U.S.-U.K. co-production, "Cockleshell Heroes"
1956:
First of five films with star Victor Mature, "Safari" and "Zarak", the former Broccoli's first solely U.S. producing credit
1956:
First of five collaborations with director John Gilling, "Odongo"
1959:
Last film with both John Gilling and Victor Mature, "The Bandit of Zhobe"
1960:
Last collaboration with producer Irving Allen, "The Trials of Oscar Wilde"
1962:
Formed Eon Productions with producer Harry Saltzman
1962:
Produced first James Bond film, "Dr. No"; marked first collaboration with Harry Saltzman
1963:
Last U.S. production for many years, "Call Me Bwana" (almost all of the James Bond films are U.K. productions)
1968:
Produced last non-James Bond film, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
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Formed another production company with Saltzman, Danjaq S.A.
1974:
Last collaboration with producer Harry Saltzman, "The Man with the Golden Gun"
1979:
Began ongoing collaboration with producer Michael G. Wilson (his stepson) on the James Bond films; first film together, "Moonraker"
1987:
First brought in daughter Barbara Broccoli as an associate producer on the James Bond films with "The Living Daylights"
1988:
Dedication, on July 18, of the Dana and Albert Broccoli Building of the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens, NY, a new structure which houses the girls' wing of the organization
1989:
Last producing credit, "Licence to Kill"

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