Samuel Goldwyn Jr.

Executive, Producer, Director
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Born: 09/06/1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (21)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tortilla Soup 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Flipper: The New Adventures 1995 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Tinseltown 1999 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Preacher's Wife 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Program 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Stella 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mystic Pizza 1988 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The 60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Producer

A Prayer for the Dying 1987 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The 59th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Producer

Once Bitten 1985 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Golden Seal 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Come Back, Charleston Blue 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cotton Comes to Harlem 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Young Lovers 1963 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1960 (Movie)

(Producer)

Proud Rebel 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

Man Without a Gun 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

April Morning (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (6)

The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 2009 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Who is Norman Lloyd? 2007 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Goldwyn 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

The Young Lovers 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

Relationships

Francis Sidney Howard Goldwyn

Son
born in 1954 mother, Jennifer Howard

Peter Samuel Elliott Goldwyn

Son
born July 18. 1979 mother, Peggy Elliott

Peggy Elliott

Wife
married on August 23, 1969 mother of Goldwyn's two younger children

Samuel Goldwyn

Father
born on August 27, 1882 in Warsaw, Poland died in 1974 legendary co-founder of Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company his namesake company, The Goldwyn Company, merged with Metro Pictures and Louis B. Mayer Productions to form MGM formed Samuel Goldwyn Productions in 1923 becoming the longest-running independent producer in Hollywood

Tony Goldwyn Actor

Son
Born May 20, 1960; mother, Jennifer Howard

Catherine Goldwyn

Daughter
born in 1951 mother, Jennifer Howard

Elizabeth Goldwyn

Daughter
born December 25, 1976 mother, Peggy Elliott

Rebecca Goldwyn

Daughter
born on August 15, 1955 died on September 1, 1955 mother, Jennifer Howard

John Goldwyn

Son
born in August 1958 mother, Jennifer Howard named president of production, Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group 1991 married to actress Colleen Camp

Tony Goldwyn

Son
born in May 1960 mother, Jennifer Howard married to production designer Jane Musky

Ruth Goldwyn

Half-Sister
mother Blanche Lasky, Goldwyn's first wife

Jennifer Howard

Wife
daughter of playwright Sidney Howard married in 1950 divorced c. 1966 mother of Goldwyn's four older children

Frances Howard

Mother
born in 1903 married Goldwyn in 1925 second wife of Samuel Goldwyn died in 1976

EDUCATION

University of Virginia

Charlottesville , Virginia

Milestones

2003

Produced "Master and Commander: The Far Side Of the World" which starred Russell Crowe; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Picture

1999

Settled lawsuit with MGM over rights to use the name 'Goldwyn'; renamed company G2 Films

1997

Filed lawsuit against MGM and Metromedia when MGM announced plans to launch Goldwyn Films

1997

Samuel Goldwyn Entertainment sold to MGM by Metromedia; Goldwyn attempted to relaunch company

1991

The privately-owned Samuel Goldwyn Company went public after completing a merger with Heritage Entertainment Inc. (December); renamed Samuel Goldwyn Entertainment

1983

First film produced by the Samuel Goldwyn Company, "The Golden Seal"

1979

Formed The Samuel Goldwyn Company; served as chairman and CEO

1964

Directed first feature, "The Young Lovers"

1955

Founded Formosa Productions Inc.

1955

Produced first feature film, "Man Without a Gun"

1948

Returned to USA

1943

Served with the US Army

Recalled to Army service; produced and directed army documentary films including "Alliance for Peace" which won a prize at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Joined J. Arthur Rank Organization in London as a writer and associate producer after WWII

Became a TV producer of such shows as "Adventure" (1952-1953) and "The Unexplained" (1954)

Stage producing debut, "Gathering Storm" in London

Became an associate producer at Universal

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