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Alan J. Pakula (1928–1998)


Alan J. Pakula was born on April 7, 1928 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Jay Pakula. He was a producer and director, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), All the President's Men (1976) and Presumed Innocent (1990). He was married to Hannah Pakula and Hope Lange. He died on November 19, 1998 in Melville, Long Island, New York. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Sophie's Choice Producer
(1982)
(1976)
(1990)
(1962)

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 1993 The Pelican Brief (producer)
 1992 Consenting Adults (producer)
 1989 See You in the Morning (producer)
 1987 Orphans (producer)
 1986 Dream Lover (producer)
 1982 Sophie's Choice (producer)
 1979 Starting Over (producer)
 1974 The Parallax View (producer)
 1973 Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (producer - produced by)
 1971 Klute (producer)
 1969 The Sterile Cuckoo (producer)
 1968 The Stalking Moon (producer - produced by)
 1967 Up the Down Staircase (producer - produced by)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (producer)
 1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall (producer)
 1963 Love with the Proper Stranger (producer)
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird (producer - produced by)
 1957 Fear Strikes Out (producer - as Alan Pakula)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Pakula

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on The Devil's Own (1997)] In American film there is a good guy and a bad guy. It's the first thing my grandson always asks: Who's the good guy and who's the bad guy? When I say Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt are both good guys, that throws him. What's interesting to me is what happens when people with two different senses of what is right and what is wrong meet. What's interesting is the fact that... See more »

Trivia:

His father was a Polish Jewish immigrant who ran a printing business, while his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Alan graduated from Yale and was expected to take over the business, but he convinced his father into underwriting a movie. This set him on a producer's path, and he later became a director. See more »

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