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||October 4, 1996
||March 15, 1937
||Cause of Death:
||Brooklyn, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Began career as an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission
Became motion-picture attorney for Paramount and Columbia film studios and the Ashley Famous talent agency
Feature debut as producer, "The Last Picture Show" after aquiring rights to the novel by Larry McMurty; film nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture
Wrote first screenplay, also produced, "Lovin' Molly"
Formed production company, Kings Road Entertainment
TV debut as executive producer of the celebrity game show "Rhyme and Reason"
First feature as executive producer, "Hollywood on Trial"
Executive produced first TV-movie, "The President's Mistress"
Founded production company King Road Entertainment