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Irving Paul Lazar (1907–1993)

Irving Paul Lazar was born on March 28, 1907 in New York, USA. He was a producer, known for Neighbors (1981), Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985) and The Thorn Birds (1983). He died on December 30, 1993 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Neighbors Producer
The Thorn Birds
The Thorn Birds Producer
American Masters


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 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series) (associate producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (associate producer)
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series) (associate producer - 4 episodes)
- Part 4 (1983) ... (associate producer - as Irving Lazar)
- Part 3 (1983) ... (associate producer - as Irving Lazar)
- Part 2 (1983) ... (associate producer - as Irving Lazar)
- Part 1 (1983) ... (associate producer - as Irving Lazar)
 1981 Neighbors (executive producer)
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 1990 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1981 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- Rod Stewart (1981) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1975 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 3 December 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1969 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.65 (1969) ... Himself (as Irving Lazar)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Around the World in 90 Minutes (1957) ... Himself
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 1984-1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- SNL Film Festival (1985) ... Himself (uncredited)
- Jamie Lee Curtis/The Fixx (1984) ... Himself (uncredited)

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Irving Lazar

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Personal Quote:

[on the decline of some major film studios in the 1970s] Tinseltowwn is disasterville!


Famous inside and outside Hollywood as "Swifty" Lazar - in fact nobody who knew him addressed him as "Swifty", as he hated the nickname. See more »



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