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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 27 January 1909Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 31 March 1958Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)

Spouse (1)

Lynne Carver (18 July 1937 - 1942) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Worked at Fox from 1937 to 1939, under Darryl F. Zanuck, as an associate producer, and at MGM from 1939 to his death in 1958. He was a producer from 1949 to 1958.
Was the nephew of famous MGM studio chief Nicholas Schenck and United Artists studio boss Joseph M. Schenck. His mother, Anne Nayfack, was Nicholas Schenck's younger sister.
Before he became a producer at MGM, he was head of their Business Affairs Dept., and as such was responsible for negotiating contracts with the studio's stable of stars.
Nephew of Joseph M. Schenck, Nicholas Schenck and Mrs. Nicholas M. Schenck.

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