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Walter Mirisch

Walter Mirisch and brothers Marvin Mirisch and Harold Mirisch were one of the most successful producing teams in Hollywood history. Their Mirisch Company produced such diverse hits as Some Like It Hot (1959), The Magnificent Seven (1960), West Side Story (1961), The Great Escape (1963), The Pink Panther (1963) and many others. Most of their films ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mr. Majestyk Producer


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 2022 The Pink Panther (executive producer)
 2016 The Magnificent Seven (executive producer)
 2015 Bridal Wave (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 A Very Pink Christmas (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Pink Panther & Pals (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- A Pink in Time/Quittin' Time/Reel Pink (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Note-Ably Pink/Shutter Bugged/Astro Pink (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Frosted Pink/AardvARK/Pink! Pow! Kaboom! (2010) ... (executive producer)
 1998-1999 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Sins of the Past (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Inmate 78 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Manhunt (1998) ... (executive producer)
- The Collector (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Nemesis (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1993-1996 The Pink Panther (TV Series short) (executive producer - 60 episodes)
- No Pink Is an Island/Pinky and the Golden Fleece (1996) ... (executive producer)
- A Hard Day's Pink/You Only Pink Twice (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Royal Canadian Mounted Panther/Power of Pink (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Pinky in Toyland/Detective of Oz (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Eric the Pink/Pretty and Pink (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1996 A Case for Life (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Trouble Shooters: Trapped Beneath the Earth (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Desperado (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Romantic Comedy (producer)
 1979 High Midnight (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Dracula (producer)
 1979 The Prisoner of Zenda (producer)
 1978 Same Time, Next Year (producer)
 1978 Gray Lady Down (producer)
 1976 Midway (producer)
 1974 Mr. Majestyk (producer)
 1974 The Spikes Gang (producer)
 1973 Scorpio (producer)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (executive producer - uncredited)
 1971 The Organization (producer)
 1970 They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (executive producer)
 1970 The Hawaiians (producer)
 1970 The Landlord (executive producer - uncredited)
 1970 Halls of Anger (executive producer)
 1969 Some Kind of a Nut (producer)
 1969 Sinful Davey (executive producer)
 1968 The Thomas Crown Affair (executive producer - uncredited)
 1968 The Party (executive producer - uncredited)
 1967 Fitzwilly (producer)
 1967 In the Heat of the Night (producer)
 1967 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (executive producer - uncredited)
 1966 Hawaii (producer)
 1966 The Pink Blueprint (Short) (executive producer - uncredited)
 1966 The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (producer - uncredited)
 1964 The Pink Phink (Short) (executive producer)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark (executive producer - uncredited)
 1964 633 Squadron (executive producer - uncredited)
 1963 The Pink Panther (executive producer - uncredited)
 1963 Toys in the Attic (producer)
 1963 The Great Escape (executive producer - uncredited)
 1962 Two for the Seesaw (producer)
 1962 Kid Galahad (executive producer - uncredited)
 1962 Follow That Dream (executive producer)
 1961 The Children's Hour (executive producer - uncredited)
 1961 West Side Story (executive producer - uncredited)
 1961 By Love Possessed (producer)
 1960 The Iron Horseman (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (executive producer)
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1959 The Horse Soldiers (executive producer - uncredited)
 1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1959 The Man in the Net (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1958 Man of the West (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1958 Fort Massacre (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1957 The Tall Stranger (producer)
 1957 The Oklahoman (producer)
 1957 The Undead (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 Hold Back the Night (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 The First Texan (producer)
 1956 Crime in the Streets (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 World Without End (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (executive producer - uncredited)
 1955 The Phenix City Story (executive producer - uncredited)
 1955 Wichita (producer)
 1955 Lord of the Jungle (producer - uncredited)
 1955 The Warriors (producer)
 1955 An Annapolis Story (producer)
 1955 Seven Angry Men (executive producer - uncredited)
 1955 The Big Combo (executive producer - uncredited)
 1954 The Human Jungle (executive producer - uncredited)
 1954 Killer Leopard (producer - uncredited)
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11 (executive producer - uncredited)
 1954 The Golden Idol (producer - uncredited)
 1953 Fighter Attack (executive producer - uncredited)
 1953 The Maze (executive producer)
 1953 Safari Drums (producer - uncredited)
 1952 Hiawatha (producer)
 1952 Bomba and the Jungle Girl (producer)
 1952 Flat Top (producer)
 1952 The Rose Bowl Story (executive producer)
 1952 African Treasure (producer)
 1952 Wild Stallion (producer)
 1952 Rodeo (producer)
 1952 Fort Osage (producer)
 1951 Flight to Mars (producer)
 1951 Elephant Stampede (producer)
 1951 Cavalry Scout (producer)
 1951 The Lion Hunters (producer - produced by)
 1950 Bomba and the Hidden City (producer - produced by)
 1950 County Fair (producer)
 1950 The Lost Volcano (producer)
 1949 Bomba on Panther Island (producer - produced by)
 1949 Bomba: The Jungle Boy (producer - produced by)
 1948 I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
 1947 Fall Guy (producer - as Walter M. Mirisch)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Audio commentary on the DVD reissue for The Magnificent Seven (1960) (as Walter Mirisch [Producer]) (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Walter M. Mirisch


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Patricia Ann Kahan  (3 children)


Lawrence Mirisch | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[about Steve McQueen] He's a pain in the ass, but worth it.


In his 2008 memoir, "I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History," he says that he vetoed John Huston's desire to use his daughter Anjelica Huston as his leading lady opposite John Hurt in the film Sinful Davey (1969), the story of a Scottish rakehell. Mirisch was worried that the inexperienced Angelica, who had appeared in only one other film at the time--A Walk with Love and Death (1969), also... See more »

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