Phil Feldman

Executive, Producer, Retailer
Former dry goods wholesaler/retailer and lawyer who entered the entertainment industry as legal counsel to Famous Artists Corporation in the early 1950s. Feldman held several executive positions in both business and ... Read more »
Born: 01/22/1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Producer (9)

Stewardess School 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

Blue Thunder 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Toy 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Posse 1975 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams 1973 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Ballad of Cable Hogue 1970 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Wild Bunch 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

You're a Big Boy Now 1966 (Movie)

(Producer)

Powderkeg (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (2)

Blue Thunder 1983 (Movie)

Colonel Coe (Actor)

The Godfather, Part II 1974 (Movie)

Senator No 1 (Actor)

Biography

Former dry goods wholesaler/retailer and lawyer who entered the entertainment industry as legal counsel to Famous Artists Corporation in the early 1950s. Feldman held several executive positions in both business and production capacities with CBS, 20th Century Fox and Seven Arts as well as heading the First Artists production company. As an independent producer he made films by Francis Ford Coppola ("You're a Big Boy Now" 1967), Sam Peckinpah ("The Wild Bunch" 1969 and "The Ballad of Cable Hogue" 1970) and John Badham ("Blue Thunder" 1983).

Relationships

Ruthe Feldman

Wife

EDUCATION

Georgetown University

Washington D.C. 1946

Harvard Law School

Cambridge , Massachusetts 1949

Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts 1947

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts 1943

Milestones

1986

Last film produced, "Stewardess School"

1984

Started Summa Entertainment Group with Andrew Fogelson

1980

Named executive vice president, Rastar

1975

Appointed president, First Artists Productions

1972

Named vice president, Rastar Productions

1968

Named president and CEO, First Artists

1967

Produced first feature film, "You're a Big Boy Now"

1967

Formed and served as president, Phil Feldman Productions

1962

Named head of business relations, 20th Century-Fox

1953

Joined CBS as associate director of business affairs

Served as legal counsel, Famous Artists Corp

Owned a wholesale and retail dry goods firm

Promoted to position of director, business affairs, CBS

Named vice president, talent and contract properties, CBS

Served as a first lieutenant, US Army

Joined 7 Arts Corp as production vice president

Became executive vice president, Broadcast Management Inc.

Practiced law

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