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Date of Birth 26 February 1934New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 31 January 1995Santa Barbara, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NamePreston Mitchell Fleet
Nickname Sandy

Mini Bio (1)

In addition to his work in film, Preston M. "Sandy" Fleet was an accomplished inventor and entrepreneur. He co-founded WD-40 and Fotomat corporations and developed the OMNIMAX large screen format. He funded and built the world's first OMNIMAX theater, the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theatre in San Diego, after his father. He also served as president of the National Theatre Organ Society. His philanthropic and community activities resulted in his being awarded Man of the Year at his alma mater, Culver Military Academy, and he served two terms on the board of the San Diego Community Foundation. In 1989 he married his longtime companion, Beth Fleet, to whom he remained married until his death after a prolonged battle with cancer, in 1995.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Drew Palmer

Spouse (1)

Beth Palmer (1 January 1989 - 31 January 1995) (his death)

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