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Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard J. Goldberg (born January 24, 1934 in New York) is an American film producer and television producer. He has his own production company, Mandy Films. He has served as Head of Programming for ABC, and was president of 20th Century Fox. As a television producer he is known for producing several highly acclaimed television films, including the Peabody Award-winning Brian's Song (1971) and The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976); the latter helping to launch John Travolta's career. He also produced a string of hit television series while in partnership with Aaron Spelling; the best-known being Charlie's Angels, Hart to Hart, Starsky and Hutch, and Family. He produced the Oscar-Nominated movie WarGames. He also produced the Emmy Award-winning television film Something About Amelia, which aired on ABC in 1984. It was one of the highest rated television films; watched by around 60-70 million people.

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  • Born: January 24, 1934 in New York
  • Occupation: Film and TV Producer

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Variety, 2017-01-31 02:30:51
CBS has ordered a pilot for a Mexican-American family drama, Variety has learned. The project hails from Paul Attanasio, co-creator of CBS’s “Bull.” Attanasio will serve as writer and executive producer, along with Leonard Goldberg, David Barrett and Rodrigo Garcia, who will direct the pilot. CBS Television Studios will produce. ...

Andy Fickman Directing ‘The Exes’ For CBS Films
Variety, 2013-07-29 18:58:10
CBS Films is moving ahead on romantic comedy “The Exes,” with Andy Fickman on board to direct. The film is based on Jane Moore’s novel “The Ex Files” with the screenplay written by Kelly Bowe. Leonard Goldberg is producing. “The Execs” centers on a groom’s ex-girfriend, who reluctantly agrees to ...

Andy Fickman to Direct CBS Films Comedy 'The Exes'
Hollywood Reporter, 2013-07-29 18:32:18
Leonard Goldberg, the veteran producer whose credits includes "Fantasy Island" and "Charlie's Angels," is producing the project, an adaptation of the book "The Ex Files" by Jane Moore.read more

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