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Born in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameMorton Richard Klein

Mini Bio (1)

Martin Richards was born on March 11, 1932 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Morton Richard Klein. He was a producer and executive, known for The Shining (1980), Chicago (2002) and The Boys from Brazil (1978). He was married to Mary Lea Johnson. He died on November 26, 2012 in New York City.

Spouse (1)

Mary Lea Johnson (11 August 1978 - 3 May 1990) (her death)

Trivia (3)

Son of Sid Klein, a stockbroker, and Shirly Klein, a housewife.
When he was young, his parents, noticing their son's fine voice, enrolled him in the Marie Moses School of Dance and Singing.
Started out as a cabaret singer, then became a casting director and, eventually, a producer.

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