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David O Selznick

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

David O. Selznick (May 10, 1902 – June 22, 1965) was an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940), both earning him an Academy Award for Best Picture.

Fact file

  • Born: David Selznick May 10, 1902 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Died: June 22, 1965 (aged 63) Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart attack
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
  • Other names: Oliver Jeffries
  • Occupation: Film producer
  • Years active: 1923-1957
  • Political party: Republican
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Spouse(s): Irene Mayer Selznick (m. 1930–1948; divorced) Jennifer Jones (m. 1949–1965; his death)
  • Children: Lewis Jeffrey Selznick (1932–1997) Daniel Selznick (born 1936) Mary Jennifer Selznick (1954–1976)

Read more about David O Selznick at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Bond producers to receive PGA Award
BBC Entertainment, 2013-10-31 09:42:19
The producers of the James Bond films are to receive the David O Selznick Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America (PGA).

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