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Date of Birth 20 March 1913Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 19 July 1994Los Angeles, California, USA  (pancreatic cancer)
Birth NameGottfried Goldmann

Spouse (1)

Silvia Hanlon Shapiro (March 1944 - 19 July 1994) (his death)

Trivia (5)

Attended the University of Berlin in 1931.
Went to Hollywood in 1932, to work for director Ernst Lubitsch. He subsequently joined MGM as an assistant to Walter Wanger, then graduated to writing and production. During World War II, he made documentaries for the Army Signals Corps. He resumed his career as producer or associate producer with MGM after 1945, including A-grade films like Command Decision (1948) and The Red Badge of Courage (1951). In the early 1960's, Reinhardt worked as an independent producer/director, in both Europe and in the U.S. He also directed for the stage in Salzburg, Austria.
Founded an arts centre and archive in Berlin dedicated to the achievements of his illustrious father.
Stepson of Helene Thimig.

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