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Hal B. Wallis

AKA Harold Brent Walinsky

Born: 14-Sep-1899
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 5-Oct-1986
Location of death: Rancho Mirage, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Casablanca

Father: Jacob Walinsky (tailor, abandoned family, b. 1872, d. 14-Sep-1930)
Mother: Eva Blum (b. 1873)
Sister: Minna (b. 1893, d. 1986)
Sister: Juel (b. 1895, d. 1953)
Wife: Louise Fazenda (d. 17-Apr-1962, one son)
Son: Brent
Wife: Martha Hyer (m. 1966, until his death)

    High School: McKinley High School

    Oscar (honorary) 1939 (Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award)
    Oscar (honorary) 1944 (Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award)
    Golden Globe 1975 (Cecil B. DeMille Award)

Author of books:
Starmaker: The Autobiography of Hal B. Wallis (1980, memoir)

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