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Mike Todd (XX) (1907–1958)


Film producer Michael Todd was one of the major contributors to technical innovation in the film industry in the 1950s. Having worked with Fred Waller and Cinerama, he got tired of the three-panel format, left the company and tried to find the process for making "Cinerama coming from one hole". He joined forces with the American Optical Co. and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Up in Central Park Additional Crew
(1948)
Mexican Hayride Additional Crew
(1948)
(1950)

Filmography

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 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (producer - as Michael Todd)
 1952 This Is Cinerama (Documentary) (executive producer - as Michael Todd)
 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (producer - as Michael Todd)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Man from Cairo (1938). Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble, with Helen Chandler and Charlie Adler, 1938. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Todd

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

Elizabeth Taylor  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I've never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.

Trivia:

He was preparing a lavish film version of "Don Quixote" at the time of his death. Todd's version was never made. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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