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Overview (4)

Born in Budapest, Hungary
Died in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Birth NameIvan Lawrence Tors
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ivan Tors was born on June 12, 1916 in Budapest, Hungary as Ivan Lawrence Tors. He was a producer and production manager, known for In the Good Old Summertime (1949), Science Fiction Theatre (1955) and Gog (1954). He was married to Adrienne Ralston Fox (Diana Bennett Wanger) and Constance Dowling. He died on June 4, 1983 in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

Spouse (2)

Adrienne Ralston Fox (Diana Bennett Wanger) (24 September 1974 - ?) (divorced)
Constance Dowling (1 March 1953 - 28 October 1969) (her death) (3 children)

Trivia (8)

Brother-in-law of Doris Dowling.
Hungarian-born animal trainer, playwright, screenwriter, radio writer (with the Glenn Miller band stationed at Yale University during WWII), and film and television producer.
Foster parent, with wife Constance Dowling, of Alfred Ndwego of Kenya.
Ex-brother-in-law of Robert F. Blumofe, Leonard B. Kaufman and Artie Shaw.
Cousin of James Buxbaum.
Began as a journalist and playwright in his native Hungary, before emigrating to the U.S. in 1939. He was first signed as a writer by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Founder of Ivan Tors Productions.

Personal Quotes (1)

If we learn to communicate with animals, there is some hope that one day we will learn to communicate with each other.

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