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Lew Wasserman (1913–2002)


Lew Wasserman was born on March 22, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Louis Robert Wasserman. He was married to Edie Wasserman. He died on June 3, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1997 Loose Tooth (Short) (special thanks)
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 2005 The Last Mogul (TV Special documentary)
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 1996 The 1996 Annual Lucy Awards (TV Movie)
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 1987 Citizen Steve (Documentary short)
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 1979 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (TV Special documentary)
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 1974 Cedars-Sinai Benefit (TV Movie)
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 1974 The 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 2010 Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Fade Out, Fade In (2010) ... Himself (uncredited)
- The Attack of the Small Screens: 1950-1960 (2010) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 1995 The Universal Story (TV Movie documentary)
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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The greatest art in Hollywood is just talk. I have never made a deal at a party. I can't tell you how many times clients have called me in the morning and said, 'I promised so-and-so at a party last night to do a movie for him. Please get me out of it.' When I do it, I am accused by the studio of all sorts of things. That I am favoring another studio. that I talked the client out of doing a part ... See more »

Trivia:

According to Wasserman biographer Dennis McDougal, Eddie Clayton is quoted as stating, "Tony Curtis was a pro-Wasserman man. Lew loved him like he was his son, and Curtis was always very protective and loving toward him.". See more »

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