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Also Known As: Died: September 27, 2017
Born: April 9, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Producer ...


Cast (feature film)

Bettie Page Reveals All (2013)
Famed pinup Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor-sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story -- from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished Southern family, to high school salutatorian,
Plimpton! (2012)
Hop (2011)
The teenage son of the Easter Bunny takes off for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a rockstar drummer. Once there, he teams up with a slacker, and together the two encounter a series of misadventures.
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)
An intimate look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humor and insight, the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government, the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and interviews with a remarkable who's who of 20th Century American pop culture
Miss March (2009)
A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has since become a centerfold in one of the world's most famous men's magazines. He and his sex-crazed best friend decide to take a cross-country road trip in order to crash a party at the magazine's lege
We Believe (2009)
Explores the unique relationship between Chicago, the Cubs, and their extremely passionate and loyal fan base.
House Bunny, The (2008)
Shelley Darlington, a Playboy Bunny, is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women will lose their house to the scheming girls of Phi Iota Mu. In order to accomplish their goal, they need Shelley to teach them the ways of makeup and men; at the same time, Shelley needs some of what the Zetas have--a sense of individuality. The combination leads all the girls to learn how to stop pretending and start being themselves.
Inside Deep Throat (2005) as Cast
It was a $25,000 movie that became a $600 million phenomenon. It caused and administration to declare war on freedom. It turned buying a ticket into an act of revolution. Generally considered the most profitable motion picture of all time, the 1972 adult film Deep Throat was more than a titillating
Comic Book: The Movie (2004) as Himself
An improv film that follows the antics of the world's biggest comic fan, who has been hired to direct a documentary about his favorite comic book heroes of all time.
Story of X, The (1998) as Interviewee
The story of X begins with the earliest days of adult film when men peddled stag reels and projectors out of the trunks of their cars. Meet the men behind the camera, such as "King of Sexploitation" Dave Friedman and the preeminent breast man Russ Meyer. Considered pariahs back then, they're now h
Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time (1992) as Himself
A look at the life of Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) as Himself
Detroit cop Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is watching the news on TV when the reporter tells a story that Axel''s friend, Beverly Hills police Captain Andrew Bogomil (Ronny Cox), has been shot. Axel heads out to Beverly Hills to visit Bogomil in the hospital, and is reunited with Bogomil''s daughter Jan (Alice Adair). Axel is also reunited with Det. Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and Sgt. John Taggart (John Ashton). Axel, Rosewood, and Taggart soon discover that the alphabet robberies are being masterminded by weapons kingpin Maxwell Dent (Jurgen Prochnow), and Dent had sent his fiancee Karla Fry (Brigitte Nielsen) to kill Bogomil because he had been after Dent.
History of the World Part I (1981) as Entrepreneur
A parody of epic historical and biblical films, including such historical themes as "The Dawn of Man," "The Stone Age," The Spanish Inquisition," "The Bible," and "The Future."
Comeback Trail, The (1972)
Two hack movie producers are deep in debt and about to lose their company when they come up with a scheme. They hire a retired cowboy star for a western, take out a large insurance policy on him, then write him a role filled with physicality and dangerous stunts. However, their plan to collect the i

Producer (feature film)

Girls in the Band, The (2012)
The poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists, and their groundbreaking journeys from the late 30¿s to the present day are recounted. These talented women endured sexism, racism and diminished opportunities for decades, yet continued to persevere in a field that seldom we
Celluloid Closet, The (1995) as Funding
From comic sissies to lesbian vampires, from pathetic queens to sadistic predators, Hollywood has both reflected and defined how we think about homosexuality--and what it means to be a man or woman. With clips from over 100 Hollywood movies and interviews with many of the filmmakers and actors who c
Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu, The (1980) as Executive Producer
On Dr. Fu Manchu''s 186th birthday, someone spills his age-reversing elixir, and the evil doctor sends his minions off to find the ingredients to make more. The first item they need is the Star of Leningrad diamond which they steal while it is on exhibition in Washington. The FBI needs help in solving the crime so they send for Nayland Smith, a retired Scotland Yard investigator and an expert on his nemisis Fu Manchu.
Saint Jack (1979) as Executive Producer
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
Shadow in the Streets, A (1975) as Executive Producer
This pilot for a prospective TV series dealt with a tough ex-convict who tries to build a new life on the outside as a parole agent in an experimental paraprofessional program.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974) as Executive Producer
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
Naked Ape, The (1973) as Executive Producer
Third Girl From the Left, The (1973) as Executive Producer
Kim Novak and Tony Curtis made their TV-movie debuts in this drama of an aging chorus girl who falls for an attentive young delivery boy after deciding that her long-time love affair with a nightclub comic is not headed anywhere.
Summer Without Boys, A (1973) as Executive Producer
A middle-aged woman, suffering through the final moments of a dissolving marriage in the early 1940s, tries to get away from it all at a summer lodge where she finds that she is her daughter's rival for the attentions of the handsome handyman.

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Bo Derek (2003) as Interviewee
A look at the life of model/actress Bo Derek as told through clips and interviews with those close to her.
Inside the Playboy Mansion (2002) as Interviewee
A behind-the-scenes tour of the private world of Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner, including a look at the Playboy mansion's private quarters.
Elvis Lives (2002)
James Caan: Making a Scene (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actor James Caan.
Carmen Electra: The E! True Hollywood Story (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Carmen Electra.
Hugh Hefner: American Playboy Revisited (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of Hugh Hefner, publisher of one of the most controversial, groundbreaking magazines in America -- "Playboy." As "Playboy" and its founder head into the new millennium, Hefner looks back on nearly a half-century of unprecedented social change.
Hips, Lips & Gender Benders: MTV History of Sex (2001) as Interviewee
MTV counts down 40 videos that sparked controversy with their combinations of sex and music.
Comedy Central Presents the New York Friars Club Roast of Hugh M. Hefner (2001) as Honoree
Coverage of the New York Friars Club roast of Hugh M. Hefner, founder of "Playboy" magazine.
Many Loves of Marilyn Monroe: The E! True Hollywood Story, The (2001) as Interviewee
Traces the turbulent private life of Marilyn Monroe, whose beauty, mystery, fragility and power remain a source of endless fascination nearly 40 years after her death. The platinum-haired actress beguiled male audiences with her "woman-child" charms and became 1950s Hollywood's golden girl. But the
MTV Cribs Presents: How to Live Like a Rock Star (2001) as Interviewee
Through interviews with celebrities as well as Hollywood insiders, attempts to reveal the rock 'n' roll lifestyle known for excessive parties, high-priced "toys" and the unpredictable life on the road. The special highlights classic and current rock stars and their behavior as well as showcases some
Survival of the Prettiest (2001) as Interviewee
Throughout history, humans have idolized beauty, an engaging yet subjective human quality. When asked to define beauty, people invariably falter. However, people can recognize beauty instantly when someone who embodies it walks into a room. In her book, "Survival of the Prettiest -- The Science of B
Fly Papers: The Buzz on Hollywood's Scariest Insect, The (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the 1958 classic horror film, "The Fly," starring David Hedison, Patricia Owens and Vincent Price.
Fast Life/Untimely Death: Playmate Claudia Jennings: The E! True Hollywood Story (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actress and 1969 Playboy Playmate of the Year, Claudia Jennings. Jennings got her acting break in the winter of 1972 with her first starring role in the film "Unholy Rollers." She made several more movies that year, but was unable to break out of low-budget films. Then in 1974, Jennings t
Lenny Bruce: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of comedian and free speech crusader Lenny Bruce.
Gypsy Rose Lee: Naked Ambition (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, whose memory lives on in the book, the musical and the movie "Gypsy."
Bo Derek: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Bo Derek.
Garry Marshall on Marriage in the 20th Century: In Search of the Happy Ending (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on marriage in the 20th century. From 100-year-old couples married for 70-plus years to newly engaged couples to same sex couples, Garry Marshall uses the experiences of real people as he explores the institution of marriage.
History of Sex, The (1999) as Interviewee
A documentary about the history of sex. The program investigates how sex has inspired great art and low humor, ignited battles and lustful obsessions, has been celebrated openly and shamefully hidden. From the practices of the ancient world to the anything-goes sexual revolution of the 20th century,
Raquel Welch (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Raquel Welch.
Bunny Years, The (1999)
Documentary examines the successful lives of former Playboy bunny club waitresses.
Robert Townsend on Sex in the 20th Century: From Behind Closed Doors (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on sex in the 20th century. From the strictness of the early 20th century to the sexual abandon of the 1960s and '70s to the safety-conscious society of the '90s, filmmaker Robert Townsend takes a look at the sexual revolution in America.
Jessica Hahn: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of Jessica Hahn, the former church secretary whose affair with the leader of the PTL (Praise the Lord) Club, Jim Bakker, lead to the group's collapse.
From Pin-Up to Sex Queen: Bettie Page -- The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Special chronicles the life of fifties pin-up model Bettie Page from childhood to sex icon, focusing on her 40-year disappearence. Never-before-seen photos, film clips, and reenactments, as well as Page's first interview in forty years highlight this portrait.
Masters and Johnson: The Science of Sex (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the couple pioneered sex research and therapy with their influential studies and best selling books.
Alice Faye: The Star Next Door (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of singer and actress Alice Faye.
Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Marilyn Monroe.
Hugh Hefner: American Playboy (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of Hugh Hefner, founder of "Playboy" magazine.
Betty Grable: Behind the Pin-Up (1995)
Documentary profile of movie star Betty Grable -- from her rise to success in the 1940s to later family difficulties. Includes interviews with friends and biographers.
World of James Bond, The (1995) as Interviewee
Special showcasing the James Bond film series through clips and interviews.
James Bond: The Secret Life of 007 (1995) as Interviewee
Double biography of James Bond and his creator Ian Fleming, who himself was a secret agent during World War II.
Mel Torme (1995) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of popular singing artist Mel Torme.
Marilyn Monroe: Life After Death (1994) as Himself
A documentary on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic, The (1994)
Showcase of television programs produced by Walt Disney Studios in its first 40 years. Includes celebrity reminiscences and highlights from many shows.
Modern Love (1987)
A special focusing on changing sexual practices and attitudes brought about by the AIDS crisis. The program includes taped field segments, live remotes from foreign countries and in-studio interviews.
Fast Copy (1985)
A special featuring stories from the editors and pages of leading American magazines. Each segment is introduced by editors from the magazines which include: "New York," "Esquire," "Playboy," "Rolling Stone," "Time," "Good Housekeeping," "TV Guide," "Forbes," "Los Angeles," "Travel & Leisure," and
Sensational, Shocking, Wonderful, Wacky '70s, The (1980)
A look back at the people, events, music, and popular culture trends of the 1970s.
Chevy Chase National Humor Test, The (1979)
Chevy Chase hosts this comedy special which presents sketches designed to test the American sense of humor.
Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration (1979) as Host
A salute to Playboy Magazine on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, hosted by founding publisher Hugh Hefner and an all-male guest list.

Producer (special)

Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) as Executive Producer
Documentary on the details of her life, career and her relationship with William Randolph Hearst.
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000) as Executive Producer
This documentary reveals the secrets of the screen's first great horror star.
Without Lying Down (2000) as Executive Producer
A look at the women who helped build Hollywood by taking on such traditionally male jobs as directing, producing and writing.
Clara Bow: Discovering The "It" Girl (1999) as Executive Producer
A comprehensive retrospective of Bow''''s tumultuous life and career narrated by singer/actress Courtney Love.
Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu (1998) as Executive Producer
Exclusive interviews, rare footage and family photos trace Louise Brooks from Kansas farm girl to silent screen seductress to renowned film historian.
Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (1996) as Funding
A one-time songwriter rises to produce some of the screen''''s greatest musicals.
Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration (1979) as Executive Producer
A salute to Playboy Magazine on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, hosted by founding publisher Hugh Hefner and an all-male guest list.
Playboy's Playmate Party (1977) as Executive Producer
A variety special featuring Playboy Magazine's "Playmate of the Year" for 1977.

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