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David Brown (I) (1916–2010)


David Brown was born on July 28, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer, known for Jaws (1975), A Few Good Men (1992) and Chocolat (2000). He was married to Helen Gurley Brown. He died on February 1, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jaws
Jaws Producer
(1975)
A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men Producer
(1992)
Chocolat
Chocolat Producer
(2000)
Deep Impact
Deep Impact Producer
(1998)

Filmography

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 2002 Framed (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Along Came a Spider (producer)
 2000 Chocolat (producer)
 1999 Angela's Ashes (producer)
 1998 Deep Impact (producer)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (producer)
 1997 The Saint (producer)
 1996 A Season in Purgatory (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Canadian Bacon (producer)
 1993 Watch It (executive producer)
 1993 The Cemetery Club (producer)
 1992 A Few Good Men (producer)
 1992 Rich in Love (co-producer)
 1992 The Player (producer)
 1991 Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (TV Movie) (producer)
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie) (producer)
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (executive producer)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (producer)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Barrington (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Target (producer)
 1985 Cocoon (producer)
 1982 The Verdict (producer)
 1981 Neighbors (producer)
 1980 The Island (producer)
 1978 Jaws 2 (producer)
 1977 MacArthur (executive producer - as a Richard D. Zanuck David Brown production)
 1975 Jaws (producer)
 1975 The Eiger Sanction (executive producer)
 1974 The Girl from Petrovka (producer)
 1974 The Black Windmill (executive producer)
 1974 The Sugarland Express (producer)
 1974 Willie Dynamite (producer)
 1973 The Sting (executive producer - uncredited)
 1973 Sssssss (executive producer)
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Things had changed. Actors were telling the Studios how to make a movie, agents were just as powerful as producers. The Moguls didn't understand that world and couldn't tolerate it. It was a time when marketing people were becoming a large part of the process. They'd be the ones reading the scripts, going to dailies, they were even part of rough-cut showings. It was a Hollywood Darryl F. Zanuck ... See more »

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Launched a successful production company, with Richard D. Zanuck, in the 1970s with two of Steven Spielberg's early films, The Sugarland Express (1974) and Jaws (1975). See more »

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