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Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.

Born: 7-Sep-1926
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 9-Jan-2015
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Son of Samuel Goldwyn

Military service: US Army

Producer of generally well-regarded films such as Mystic Pizza and Master and Commander. Founder of the Samuel Goldwyn Company, which championed and distributed independent films including Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing, Alex Cox's Sid and Nancy, Jim Jarmusch's Stranger Than Paradise, Ang Lee's The Wedding Banquet, David Lynch's Wild at Heart, John Sayles' City of Hope, and Robert Townsend's Hollywood Shuffle.

Father: Samuel Goldwyn (film producer, b. 17-Aug-1882, d. 31-Jan-1974)
Mother: Frances Howard (b. 4-Jun-1903, d. 2-Jul-1976)
Girlfriend: Laurette Luez (broken engagement)
Wife: Jennifer Howard (m. 1950, div. 1966, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Catherine
Daughter: Frances
Son: John Goldwyn (film producer, b. 10-Aug-1958)
Son: Tony Goldwyn (actor, b. 20-May-1960)
Wife: Peggy Elliott (div. 2005, two children)

    High School: Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs, CO
    University: University of Virginia

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors (1999-2002)
    Emmy 1988 for The 60th Annual Academy Awards (variety)
    Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity

    The Young Lovers (12-Nov-1964)

    The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (24-Apr-2009) · Himself

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