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Samuel Goldwyn Jr. (1926–2015)


Samuel Goldwyn Jr. was born on September 7, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Samuel John Goldwyn Jr. He is known for his work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) and Mystic Pizza (1988). He was married to Patricia Strawn, Peggy Elliott and Jennifer Howard. He died on January 9, ... See full bio »

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 2001 Tortilla Soup (executive producer)
 1996-1997 Flipper (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Beach Music (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Sword of Carlos de Cabral (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost Ship (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Sea Horse (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The White Dolphin (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 The Preacher's Wife (producer)
 1993 The Program (producer)
 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (executive producer)
 1990 Stella (producer)
 1989 Outback (producer)
 1988 Mystic Pizza (executive producer)
 1988 April Morning (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1987 Fatal Beauty (executive producer - uncredited)
 1987 A Prayer for the Dying (producer - uncredited)
 1987 The 59th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1985 Once Bitten (executive producer)
 1983 The Golden Seal (producer)
 1979 The Visitor (executive producer - uncredited)
 1972 Come Back, Charleston Blue (producer)
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem (producer)
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
 1964 The Young Lovers (producer)
 1958 The Proud Rebel (producer)
 1956 The Sharkfighters (producer)
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Merry-Go-Round (1956) ... (producer)
 1955 Man with the Gun (producer)
 1948 Good-Time Girl (associate producer)
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Sam Goldwyn Jr. | Sam Goldwyn | Samuel Goldwyn Jnr
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[on the film business] I love it. If you don't love this business, don't go near it. Don't go near it to get rich. And just remember, if you're right 51 percent of the time in this business, you're a genius. See more »

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Following military service, moved to England as associate producer for J.Arthur Rank. He rejoined the army in 1950, producing and directing documentaries for the staff of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Subsequently worked for Edward R. Murrow at CBS News. See more »

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Virgo

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