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Roger Mayer (I) (1926–2015)

Roger Mayer was born on April 21, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA as Roger Laurance Mayer. He is known for his work on American Masters (1985), Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006) and Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970). He was married to Pauline Alexander. He died on March 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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American Masters Producer


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 1995 George and Junior's Christmas Spectacular (TV Short) (executive consultant)
 1995 What a Cartoon! (TV Series) (executive consultant - 2 episodes)
- George and Junior's Christmas Spectacular (1995) ... (executive consultant)
- George and Junior: Look Out Below (1995) ... (executive consultant)
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (executive: Turner Entertainment Co.)
 1990-1992 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) (executive in charge of operations - 65 episodes)
- The Night of the Wolf (1992) ... (executive in charge of operations: TBS)
- If It's Doomsday, This Must Be Belfast (1992) ... (executive in charge of operations: TBS)
- A Formula for Hate (1992) ... (executive in charge of operations: TBS)
- Hog Tide (1992) ... (executive in charge of operations: TBS)
- Canned Hunt (1992) ... (executive in charge of operations: TBS)
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Roger L. Mayer

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He was not related to MGM chief Louis B. Mayer. But he worked for MGM from 1961 to 1986, joining as assistant general manager of its studios. He persuaded his bosses to pay for refrigerated film-storage facilities and to establish a film preservation program, even though there was little commercial reason to do so in an era before home video and cable TV. See more »

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