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John Calley

John Calley

  • Americanization of Emily, The (1964) September 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: September 13, 2011
Born: July 8, 1930 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Served in the U.S. Army
1951:
Served as director of nighttime programming at NBC
1957:
Joined Henry Jaffe Enterprises as a production executive and TV producer handling musical entertainment
1958:
Moved to Ted Bates Advertising Agency; appointed vice president in charge of radio and television programming
1960:
Served as executive vice president at Filmways, Inc; while there he produced "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965), "Ice Station Zebra" (1968) and "Catch-22" (1970)
1969:
Joined Warner Bros.
1969:
Promoted to executive vice president in charge of production at Warner Bros.
1975:
Named president of Warner Bros.
1980:
Retired from the film industry and moved to a home he owned on Fishers Island in Long Island Sound
1989:
Returned to the film industry as an independent producer in partnership with Mike Nichols
1989:
Executive-produced historical drama "Fat Man and Little Boy," starring Paul Newman
1993:
Appointed president of United Artists
1996:
Named president and COO of Sony Pictures Entertainment (October)
1998:
Added title of CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment (May)
2003:
Stepped down from his postion at Sony Pictures to focus more on producing films
2004:
Produced Mike Nichols' film adaptation of "Closer"; film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama)
2006:
Produced a film version of Dan Brown's 2003 novel "The Da Vinci Code," starring Tom Hanks
2009:
Produced the "The Da Vinci Code" sequel "Angels & Demons"
2009:
Received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the inaugural Governors Awards ceremony

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