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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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Leonard Goldberg, Producer of Hit TV Shows, Is Dead at 85
NY Times Movies, 2019-12-11 20:22:12
His partnership with Aaron Spelling gave the world “Charlie’s Angels,” “Fantasy Island” and many other series. On his own, he created “Blue Bloods.”

Leonard Goldberg, who produced 'Charlie's Angels,' 'Blue Bloods' and other hits, dies at 85
USA Today TV, 2019-12-06 03:53:23
Leonard Goldberg, a prominent, pioneering TV executive and producer, died Wednesday at 85. His hit shows include "Charlie's Angels" and "Blue Bloods."       

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Variety, 2019-12-05 21:21:51
Film and television executive and producer Leonard Goldberg died on Wednesday due to injuries sustained during a fall. He was 85. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, surrounded by his family. Goldberg most recently served as an executive producer on the popular CBS drama series “Blue Bloods,” ...

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