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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Rome, Lazio, Italy  (complications of pneumonia and recurrence of throat cancer)
Birth NameBruce Weigert Paltrow
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bruce Paltrow was born on November 26, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Bruce Weigert Paltrow. He was a producer and writer, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), The White Shadow (1978) and Tattinger's (1988). He was married to Blythe Danner. He died on October 3, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Spouse (1)

Blythe Danner (14 December 1969 - 3 October 2002) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

College roommate of Paul Michael Glaser.
Attended Tulane University
Father of Jake Paltrow and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Brother-in-law of Harry Danner and uncle (by marriage) of Hillary Danner.
Graduated from Tulane University in 1965.
Bruce Paltrow began his career in theater in the late 1960s.
Uncle of actress Katherine Moennig.
Is brother of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Coldplay's album "X&Y" is dedicated to him (he is Chris Martin's late father-in-law).
The godfather of his daughter Gwyneth Paltrow is Steven Spielberg.
His family were Jewish immigrants from Eastern/Central Europe (Poland, Russia, Belarus, and Lithuania).

Personal Quotes (1)

"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.

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