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Ross Hunter

Ross Hunter

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Also Known As: Died: March 10, 1996
Born: May 6, 1920 Cause of Death: lymphoma
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Served in US Army intelligence unit during WWII
1942:
Taught school in Cleveland and Los Angeles
1944:
Signed to long-term contract with Columbia Pictures as performer
1946:
Suspended by Columbia head Harry Cohn (final film as actor, "The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi", for Monogram)
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Returned to teaching; worked at Ben Bard Dramatic School
1947:
Began working as associate producer on films at Universal
1953:
First film as producer, "All I Desire", directed by Douglas Sirk for Universal
1961:
Formed Ross Hunter Productions
1970:
Produced his biggest hit film, "Airport"
1971:
Joined Columbia Pictures; produced final film, "Lost Horizon"
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Became head of Brut Productions
1974:
Joined Paramount
1975:
Produced first TV-movie, "The Lives of Jenny Dolan" (NBC)
1979:
Produced final TV-movie, "The Best Place to Be" (NBC)

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