Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Another 1 win.
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(TV Movie) (executive producer)
(executive producer - as David Picker)
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[comparing the films of the '60s and '70s with those in 2013] There was certainly great freedom, but I just saw two movies in the last few days that are fantastic. You go see 'Gravity'and you go see 'Nebraska', and you see two fabulous movies that couldn't be further apart in the economic risks involved and the potential gains involved. And yet both got made.
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 ...