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Ray Stark (1914–2004)

Ray Stark was born on October 3, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a producer, known for Steel Magnolias (1989), Annie (1982) and Funny Girl (1968). He was married to Frances Brice. He died on January 17, 2004 in West Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 Lost in Yonkers (producer)
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie) (producer)
 1990 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1989 Steel Magnolias (producer)
 1988 Biloxi Blues (producer)
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs (producer)
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (producer)
 1982 The Toy (producer)
 1982 Annie (producer)
 1980 Seems Like Old Times (producer)
 1980 Somewhere in Time (producer - uncredited)
 1979 The Electric Horseman (producer)
 1979 Chapter Two (producer)
 1978 California Suite (producer)
 1978 The Cheap Detective (producer)
 1978 Casey's Shadow (producer)
 1977 The Goodbye Girl (producer)
 1976 Murder by Death (producer)
 1976 Robin and Marian (executive producer - uncredited)
 1975 The Black Bird (executive producer)
 1975/I The Sunshine Boys (producer)
 1975 Funny Lady (producer)
 1973 The Way We Were (producer)
 1972 Fat City (producer)
 1972 To Find a Man (executive producer - uncredited)
 1970 The Owl and the Pussycat (producer)
 1968 Funny Girl (producer)
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (producer)
 1966 Arrivederci, Baby! (producer)
 1966 This Property Is Condemned (producer)
 1964 The Night of the Iguana (producer)
 1960 The World of Suzie Wong (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Everybody Loves Opal (1961). Comedy. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

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How could [David] Puttnam say the American dream is dead? He spent one year here and left with millions of dollars. Only in America!


The producer of the original Broadway production of "Funny Girl" (1964), the film Funny Girl (1968) and its sequel, Funny Lady (1975). In real life, he is the son-in-law of Fanny Brice, the famous "Ziegfeld Follies" entertainer whose life is depicted in those three shows. See more »

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