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(TV Movie) (executive producer)
(executive producer - as David Picker)
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on 'Dr. No'] It's hard to look back today and say, 'What do you mean they didn't want to do the first James Bond?' But Columbia passed it, and I got it. There's no accounting foe how those decisions are made. It's just water under the bridge.
Was instrumental in inking the United Artists deal with James Bond producers Harry Saltzman and Albert Broccoli, thus launching the most successful and arguably most influential franchise in cinema history. Picker had tried to option the film rights to Ian Fleming's super-spy for UA previously, but to no avail. He claims he literally fell out of his (leaning back) chair when he realized Broccoli ...