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Jerry Weintraub

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Jerry Weintraub (born September 26, 1937) is an American film producer and former chairman and CEO of United Artists. He now lives in Palm Springs, California. After several years as an agent at MCA, he left and formed his own personal management company. In the 1960's, he also co-founded the vocal group The Doodletown Pipers. Among the acts that Weintraub managed at this time were Joey Bishop, The Four Seasons, and singer Jane Morgan. His relationship with Morgan went from professional to personal and the two were married in 1965. Before turning to films, Weintraub's largest entertainment success was as the personal manager of singer and actor John Denver whom he signed in 1970. By 1975, Denver was the highest-selling male artist in the world.

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'Larger Than Life' Manager and Producer Jerry Weintraub Remembered at Grammy Museum Event
Billboard, 2019-08-16 09:41:36
Jerry Weintraub, who was a major force in the entertainment industry for 45 years until his death in 2015, was remembered in a panel discussion at...

Variety, 2017-06-13 16:35:15
The Beverly Hills home of influential late entertainment industry luminary Jerry Weintraub has been relisted with an asking price a smidgen shy of $20 million after first and unsuccessfully going up for sale almost a year and a half ago at $25 million. The three-time Emmy-winning film and television producer, ...

William Friedkin Pens Tribute to Jerry Weintraub: "He Played the Game Better Than Anyone"
Hollywood Reporter, 2015-07-15 15:00:00
Fresh off 'The Exorcist,' the young hotshot director met the late megaproducer while trying to get Sinatra tickets from him in 1974. Soon after, they were making the controversial gay serial-killer film 'Cruising' together — and that's when the real craziness started.read more

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