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Bruce Paltrow (1943–2002)

Bruce Paltrow was born on November 26, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Bruce William Paltrow. He was a producer and writer, known for The White Shadow (1978), Duets (2000) and St. Elsewhere (1982). He was married to Blythe Danner. He died on October 3, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 58) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 2003 Fargo (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Duets (producer)
 1993 New Year (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Tattingers (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Half a Loaf (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1989 High (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982-1988 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (executive producer - 56 episodes)
- The Last One (1988) ... (executive producer)
- A Moon for the Misbegotten (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Time Heals: Part 2 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Time Heals: Part 1 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Sweet Dreams (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1982 A Little Sex (producer)
 1978-1981 The White Shadow (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Burnout (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Cops (1981) ... (executive producer)
- If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion: Part 1 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- A Few Good Men (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1978 Operating Room (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1978 Big City Boys (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Shirts/Skins (TV Movie) (producer)
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In 1974, he produced, directed and wrote the teleplay for an unsold sitcom pilot called Shirts/Skins which was based on his successful TV movie of the previous year. The pilot was never aired.

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Bruce W. Paltrow


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Personal Quote:

"When Gwynnie was a baby, she and Blythe would harmonize together. I wasn't allowed to sing because Blythe didn't want me to damage the children's ears" - about daughter Gwyneth Paltrow's vocal abilities.


Father of Jake Paltrow and Gwyneth Paltrow. See more »

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