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Melvin Simon (1926–2009)

Melvin Simon started his career as one of the head executives at Columbia Pictures. In 1967 he founded a joint venture and independent motion picture and television company, AVCO Embassy Pictures, as a sister company to Columbia. Simon was the head executive producer and president for AVCO Embassy and produced a number of films through the 1970s ... See full bio »

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Known For

Porky's Producer
The Stunt Man
The Stunt Man Producer
My Bodyguard
My Bodyguard Producer
Porky's II: The Next Day


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 1985 UFOria (executive producer)
 1985 Porky's Revenge (executive producer)
 1983 Porky's II: The Next Day (executive producer)
 1981 Porky's (executive producer)
 1981 Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (executive producer)
 1981 Zorro: The Gay Blade (executive producer)
 1980 Wolf Lake (executive producer)
 1980 My Bodyguard (executive producer)
 1980 The Stunt Man (executive producer)
 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face (executive producer)
 1980 Cloud Dancer (executive producer)
 1979 Scavenger Hunt (executive producer)
 1979 The Runner Stumbles (executive producer)
 1979 When a Stranger Calls (executive producer)
 1979 Seven (executive producer)
 1979 Love at First Bite (producer)
 1979 Dominique (executive producer)
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (executive producer)
 1978 Matilda (executive producer)
 1977 The Manitou (executive producer - uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

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Said to have been "absolutely flabbergasted" when Porky's (1981) became a smash hit. See more »

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