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Martin Richards (I) (1932–2012)

Producer | Executive | Actor

Martin Richards was born on March 11, 1932 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Morton Richard Klein. He was a producer and executive, known for Chicago (2002), The Shining (1980) and The Boys from Brazil (1978). He was married to Mary Lea Johnson. He died on November 26, 2012 in New York City. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Chicago Producer
The Shining
The Shining Producer
The Boys from Brazil
Fort Apache the Bronx


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 2002 Chicago (producer)
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx (producer)
 1980 The Shining (associate producer: The Producer Circle Organization)
 1978 The Boys from Brazil (producer)
 1971 Some of My Best Friends Are (producer - as Marty Richards)
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 1948 Mexican Hayride
Boy (uncredited)
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 1991 The Will Rogers Follies (TV Movie) (presented by)
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 2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (acknowledgment: originally produced on Broadway by)
 2002 Chicago (acknowledgment: produced on the stage by)
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 2005 From Stage to Screen: The History of Chicago (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Marty Richards)
 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 2005 Party Planner with David Tutera (TV Series)
- Broadway Legend's Soiree (2005) ... Himself
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 2003 Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series)
- Episode #9.12 (2003) ... Himself
 2003 The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Accepting Award
 1991 The 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
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 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary)
Himself - Producer (In Memoriam)
 2005 ... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)

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Marty Richards

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When he was young, his parents, noticing their son's fine voice, enrolled him in the Marie Moses School of Dance and Singing. See more »

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