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Stan Margulies (1920–2001)

Stan Margulies was born on December 14, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Spartacus (1960) and Roots (1977). He was married to Ferne Margulies and Lillian Margulies. He died on February 27, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Spartacus Miscellaneous Crew
Roots Producer
Separate But Equal


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 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 The Lady in Question (TV Movie) (producer)
 1999 Dash and Lilly (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 The Man Who Captured Eichmann (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Stay the Night (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (co-executive producer)
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1988 Broken Angel (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Out on a Limb (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (producer)
 1985 Embassy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 A Bunny's Tale (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 The Mystic Warrior (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 Sparkling Cyanide (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 A Killer in the Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 A Caribbean Mystery (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Part 4 (1983) ... (producer)
- Part 3 (1983) ... (producer)
- Part 2 (1983) ... (producer)
- Part 1 (1983) ... (producer)
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 The Silent Lovers (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 This Year's Blonde (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (producer)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Part IV (1977) ... (producer)
- Part III (1977) ... (producer)
- Part II (1977) ... (producer)
- Part I (1977) ... (producer)
 1976 Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 I Will Fight No More Forever (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 The Honorable Sam Houston (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Men of the Dragon (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1974 Unwed Father (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 The Morning After (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 She Lives! (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (producer)
 1973 The 500 Pound Jerk (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972 Two Is a Happy Number (producer)
 1970 I Love My Wife (producer)
 1968 The Pink Jungle (producer)
 1968 Don't Just Stand There (producer)
 1962 40 Pounds of Trouble (producer)
 1959 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Saracen's Gold (1959) ... (executive producer)
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In 1973, he produced an unsold television pilot based on his TV movie "The 500 Pound Jerk". The comedy included scenes from the telefilm as well as new footage which told the story of the American weightlifter and the Russian gymnast adjust to life in the U.S. following the Olympics.

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Won three Emmy Awards as producer: for the TV mini-series 'Roots' (1977); its sequel 'Roots,the Next Generation' (1979) and for the made-for-TV picture 'Separate but Equal' (1991). Was voted producer of the year in 1996 by the American Film Institute. See more »

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