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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 1, 1992|
|Born:||September 29, 1910||Cause of Death:||pneumonia; had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease|
|Birth Place:||Bisbee, Arizona, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
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Served as technical advisor on sports films
Worked as a producer and radio commentator
Became a screenwriter for Universal Pictures
Acted in feature, "Buck Privates" and played an announcer in "Meet John Doe"
Served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the Far East and Europe during World War II
Wrote screenplays for Republic Pictures
Worked as a film editor, an assistant director and production manager before becoming a producer
Was associate producer on such serials as "G-Men Never Forget" and "The Black Widow"
Became an independent producer with Columbia; produced first feature, "Fugitive Lady"
Became managing director, Columbia Pictures, Corp. Ltd. (In UK and Eire)
Appointed vice president, Columbia Pictures International Productions, which he headed from 1958
Placed in charge of international production at Columbia Pictures
Named chairman, British branch of Columbia Pictures, Columbia Pictures Corp Ltd
Returned to Hollywood; appointed vice president in charge of worldwide production at Columbia Pictures
Appointed director of BLC films; chairman of Screen Gems Ltd.
Resigned from Screen Gems Ltd. To become independent producer
Formed Frankovich-Self Productions with former 20th Century-Fox chief William Self
As president of Los Angeles Coliseum Commission, he helped bring the Olympic Games and the Raiders football team to Los Angeles in the early 1980s
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