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David Geffen

David GeffenAKA David Lawrence Geffen

Born: 21-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music and movie industry mogul


[1] Don Romesburg, "Dream Worker: Music Magnate David Geffen Comes Out", The Advocate, 28 April 1998, starting, "Billionaire David Geffen came out publicly as a gay man in 1992, announcing at AIDS Project Los Angeles's Commitment to Life dinner, "As a gay man I have come a long way to be here tonight."

Father: Abraham Geffen (scholar, d. 1961)
Mother: Batya Volovskaya (corset maker)
Brother: Mitchell Geffen (older)
Girlfriend:
Cher (broken engagement, 1973-74)
Girlfriend: Marlo Thomas (ex)
Boyfriend: Steve Antin (together in late 1980s)

    High School: New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: Brooklyn College
    University: University of Texas at Austin

    DreamWorks SKG Partner (1994-2006)
    CBS Studio Usher
    Al Franken for Senate
    amfAR National Council
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    John Edwards for President
    John Kerry for President
    McCain 2000
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Obama for Illinois
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Progressive Patriots Fund
    Voters for Choice
    Wedding: Larry Fortensky and Elizabeth Taylor (1991)
    Russian Ancestry Paternal
    Ukrainian Ancestry Maternal
    Jewish Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    History of the Eagles (19-Jan-2013) · Himself


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