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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 May 1928Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 12 September 2009Brentwood, California, USA  (lung cancer)

Spouse (2)

Selette Cole (1968 - 12 September 2009) (his death) (1 child)
Ann Morgan Guilbert (1953 - 1966) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (5)

Father of actress Hallie Todd and Nora Eckstein.
Father-in-law of Glenn Withrow.
He received degrees in theater arts from Stanford and UCLA, and a law degree from USC, before serving in the Army 1953-1955.
He co-wrote the classic final episode of The Fugitive (1963), and produced the TV movie Duel (1971), which he hired 24-year-old Steven Spielberg to direct, helping launch his career.
Grandfather of Ivy Withrow.

Personal Quotes (1)

[about producer Quinn Martin] . . . always a gentleman, he paid very well, he was very good to his employees, and he was very creative.

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