Richard D. Zanuck

Producer, Executive
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Born: 12/13/1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (45)

Hidden 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Dark Shadows 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Alice in Wonderland 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

Clash of the Titans 2010 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Yes Man 2008 (Movie)

(Producer)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 (Movie)

(Producer)

Big Fish 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

Reign of Fire 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

Road to Perdition 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

Planet of the Apes 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

Countdown to Oscar 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

One 2000 (Movie)

(Producer)

Rules of Engagement 2000 (Movie)

(Producer)

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Producer

True Crime 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Deep Impact 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chain Reaction 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Mulholland Falls 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Wild Bill 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Clean Slate 1994 (Movie)

(Producer)

Rich in Love 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Driving Miss Daisy 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Rush 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

Driving Miss Daisy 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cocoon: the Return 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

Barrington 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Cocoon 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Target 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Verdict 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Neighbors 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Island 1980 (Movie)

(Producer)

Jaws 2 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

MacArthur 1977 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Jaws 1975 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Eiger Sanction 1975 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Black Windmill 1974 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Sugarland Express 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

Willie Dynamite 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Girl From Petrovka 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ssssssss 1972 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sanctuary 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Chapman Report 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

Compulsion 1959 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bessie (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (14)

The Last Mogul 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

History Vs. Hollywood 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

History Vs. Hollywood 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Naked Hollywood 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The 63rd Annual Academy Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Backstory (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Virginia Fox Actor

Parent
Born April 19, 1902 Died Oct. 14, 1982

Virginia Fox Actor

Mother
Born April 19, 1902 Died Oct. 14, 1982

Lili Gentle Actor

Wife
Married Jan. 14, 1958 Divorced 1968

Linda Harrison Actor

Wife
Married Oct. 26, 1969 Divorced Jan. 23, 1978 She acted in "Cocoon" (1985), which he produced

Darryl F Zanuck Producer

Father
Born Sept. 5, 1902 Died Dec. 22, 1979

Janet Zanuck

Daughter
Born September 1960; mother, Lili Gentle

Lili Fini Zanuck Producer

Wife
Met on a blind date Married four months later Sept. 23, 1978 Co-produced 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000)

Virginia Zanuck

Daughter
Born October 1959; mother, Lili Gentle

Dean Zanuck Producer

Son
Born 1972; mother, Linda Harrison

Susan Zanuck

Sister
Born August 1933

Harrison Zanuck Effects Assistant

Son
Born Feb. 23, 1971; mother, Linda Harrison

Darrylin Zanuck DePineda Actor

Sister
Older

EDUCATION

Stanford University

Stanford , California 1952 - 1956

Harvard Military Academy

Los Angeles , California 1952

Milestones

2012

Re-teamed with director Tim Burton and star Johnny Depp as producer of feature adaptation of the gothic drama "Dark Shadows"

2008

Produced the Jim Carrey romantic comedy "Yes Man"

2005

Produced Burton's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005), "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007), and "Alice in Wonderland" (2010), all of which starred Johnny Depp

2003

Co-produced "Big Fish," directed by Burton; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Musical or Comedy Picture

2001

First association with director Tim Burton, big screen remake of "Planet of the Apes"

2000

Signed production deal with DreamWorks

2000

With wife, co-produced the annual telecast of the Academy Awards

1999

With Lili Fini Zanuck and Clint Eastwood, produced the thriller "True Crime"; film directed by Eastwood

1998

Reunited with David Brown as producer on "Deep Impact," released through DreamWorks

1993

Reteamed with Beresford as producer of the family drama "Rich in Love"

1993

Received Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Lifetime Achievement Award (shared with Brown)

1991

Produced wife's directorial debut "Rush"

1991

Received the Academy's Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (shared with Brown)

1989

With Lili Fini Zanuck, formed The Zanuck Company

1989

First film released under new banner, "Driving Miss Daisy," directed by Bruce Beresford; received Best Picture Academy Award

1988

Dissolved partnership with David Brown

1985

Third wife Lili Fini Zanuck joined producing team on the box-office success "Cocoon"

1983

Zanuck/Brown Company based at Warner Bros.

1982

Earned second Best Picture Academy Award nomination as producer of Sidney Lumet's courtroom drama "The Verdict"

1975

Delivered box office blockbuster with Spielberg's "Jaws"; received first Best Picture Oscar nomination as producer

1974

Initial collaboration with Steven Spielberg, co-produced the director's debut feature "The Sugarland Express"

1973

First film in collaboration with Brown, "The Sting", won that year's Best Picture Oscar; with Brown, credited as executive producer of the film

1972

With David Brown, formed The Zanuck/Brown Company

1970

Became senior executive vice president at Warner Bros.; resigned in 1972 to become independent producer

1969

Fired as president by father

1968

Promoted to president of 20th Century-Fox

1962

Was assistant to his producer-father on "The Longest Day"

1962

Became the youngest production chief in Hollywood after his father appointed him executive VP in charge of production at Fox

1959

Debuted as producer with "Compulsion"

1956

Served as vice president of Darryl F. Zanuck Productions with responsibilities for U.S. operations; also worked as assistant to his father when the elder Zanuck produced "The Sun Also Rises" (1956) and "Islands in the Sun" (1957)

1954

Began working in story department at 20th Century Fox

Served as president's production representative at Fox

Served in U.S. Army as second lieutenant

Zanuck/Brown Company based at 20th Century Fox

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