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David Geffen

David Geffen was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York, to Abraham and Batya Geffen. He has an older brother Mitchell. Although his grades in school were generally poor, he credits his shopkeeper mother with teaching him his business skills, especially since his father died when Geffen was 16. Having started working in the mail room of CBS, he ... See full bio »
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 1989-1991 Beetlejuice (TV Series) (executive producer - 94 episodes)
- Not So Peaceful Pines (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Journey to the Centre of the Neitherworld (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Catmandu Got His Tongue (1991) ... (executive producer)
- King BJ (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Relatively Pesty (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors (producer)
 1982 Personal Best (executive producer)
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 1986 Little Shop of Horrors (ADR voice - uncredited) / (producer: off-Broadway production)
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 2011 Vito (Documentary) (special thanks)
 2009 A Single Man (the producers wish to thank)
 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture (Documentary) (thanks)
 1999 Medal of Honor (Video Game) (special thanks)
 1998 Trespasser (Video Game) (special thanks)
 1998 Barney's Great Adventure (special thanks: "Barney's Godfather")
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 2012 The Art of Impermanence: David Geffen (Documentary short) (completed)
 2013 History of the Eagles Part One (Documentary)
 2003-2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Inventing David Geffen (2012) ... Himself
 2007 Hotel California: LA from The Byrds to The Eagles (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg (TV Special documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie)
Himself - Winner: Best Musical

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Agent to the stars; was making $2 million a year by the time he was 23. See more »

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Announced a $200-million donation to UCLA medical school in May 2002, the largest single donation to a US medical school in history. The school will be named The David Geffen School of Medicine. The campus already includes The Geffen Playhouse. which was named after him when he donated $6 million to the university. He has also bestowed gifts of $2.5 million to Los Angeles' AIDS Project, as well ... See more »

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