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Jesse Lasky

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Lasky in 1915.

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Jesse Louis Lasky (September 13, 1880 – January 13, 1958) was an American pioneer motion picture producer. He was a key founder of Paramount Pictures with Adolph Zukor, and father of screenwriter Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.

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  • Born: Jesse Louis Lasky September 13, 1880 San Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Died: January 13, 1958 (aged 77) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Film producer
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Spouse(s): Bessie Ida Ginsberg (December 10, 1909 – January 13, 1958; his death) (3 children,
  • Children: Jesse L. Lasky, Jr. Betty Lasky, Billy Lasky,
  • Relatives: Samuel Goldwyn (brother-in-law)

Read more about Jesse Lasky at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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