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Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel GoldwynAKA Samuel Gelbfisz

Born: 17-Aug-1882
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 31-Jan-1974
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Put the G in MGM

Wife: Blanche Lasky (m. 8-May-1910, div. 23-Sep-1915, one daughter)
Daughter: Ruth Capps (b. 25-Jan-1912)
Wife: Frances Howard (m. 23-Apr-1925, until his death, one son)
Son: Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. (film producer, b. 7-Sep-1926, d. 9-Jan-2015)

    Paramount Pictures Co-Founder (1913)
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Oscar (honorary) 1947 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
    Oscar for Best Picture 1947 for The Best Years of Our Lives
    Oscar (honorary) 1958 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
    Golden Globe 1973 Cecil B. DeMille Award
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1631 Vine St.
    Naturalized US Citizen 1902
    Polish Ancestry

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