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Richard Shepherd (I) (1927–2014)

Richard Shepherd was born on June 4, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Richard Allen Silberman. He was a producer, known for Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), The Towering Inferno (1974) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). He was married to Patricia Shepherd and Judith Mayer Goetz. He died on January 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Towering Inferno Production Manager
The Man in the Iron Mask Miscellaneous Crew
Robin and Marian Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (8 credits)
 1985 Volunteers (producer)
 1983 The Hunger (producer - as Richard A. Shepherd)
 1976 Alex & the Gypsy (producer)
 1976 Robin and Marian (executive producer)
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's (producer)
 1961 Love in a Goldfish Bowl (producer)
 1960 The Fugitive Kind (producer - as Richard A. Shepherd)
 1959 The Hanging Tree (producer)
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 1988 What Price Victory (TV Movie) (story)
Hide Hide Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (production supervisor: Warner Bros.)
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 1998/I The Man in the Iron Mask (production assistant)
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 2008 Disarmed (Short) (special thanks)
 2006 Breakfast at Tiffany's: The Making of a Classic (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
 2006 It's So Audrey! A Style Icon (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
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 2006 Breakfast at Tiffany's: The Making of a Classic (Video documentary short)
 2006 It's So Audrey! A Style Icon (Video documentary short)
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 2014 The Oscars (TV Special)
Himself - Producer / Executive (In Memoriam)

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Alternate Names:

Richard A. Shepherd

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One of his first jobs was selling syndicated TV shows. Because Jews were ostracized in some areas where he worked, he changed his name to Shepherd. See more »



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