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John Calley (1930–2011)

Calley was born the son of a car salesman in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended Columbia University before briefly serving in the Army. At NBC, he started in the mail room and moved up through the ranks from from 1951-57 in a still-young TV industry, from sale and production before settling in as director of nighttime programming. Later at Henry... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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  The Lost Symbol (producer) (announced)
 2009 Angels & Demons (producer)
 2007 The Jane Austen Book Club (producer)
 2007 The Company (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 The Da Vinci Code (producer)
 2004/I Closer (producer)
 1993 The Remains of the Day (producer)
 1990 Postcards from the Edge (producer)
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy (executive producer)
 1970 Catch-22 (producer)
 1969 Castle Keep (producer)
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (producer - uncredited)
 1967 Don't Make Waves (producer)
 1966 Eye of the Devil (producer)
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid (associate producer)
 1965 The Loved One (producer)
 1965 The Sandpiper (associate producer)
 1964 The Americanization of Emily (associate producer)
 1963 Face in the Rain (producer)
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers (associate producer)
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[Why he quit Hollywood in 1980] I wasn't enjoying it. I felt in some wacky way that I had lost myself, that I had no sense of myself and that I was being described by myself by my phone list and the invitations which I never responded to. See more »


Received the Irving Thalberg Memorial Award from the Oscars in 2009. See more »

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