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Lew Wasserman (1913–2002)

Executive

Lew Wasserman was born on March 22, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Louis Robert Wasserman. He was an executive. He was married to Edie Wasserman. He died on June 3, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1997 Loose Tooth (Short) (special thanks)
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 2005 The Last Mogul (TV Special documentary)
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 1996 The 1996 Annual Lucy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1987 Citizen Steve (Documentary short)
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 1979 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (TV Special documentary)
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 1974 The 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Jean Hersholt Award Recipient
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 2010 Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Fade Out, Fade In (2010) ... Himself (uncredited)
- The Attack of the Small Screens: 1950-1960 (2010) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 1999 Reputations (TV Series documentary)
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- Hitch: Alfred the Auteur (1999) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1996 The Universal Story (TV Movie documentary)
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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The greatest art in Hollywood is just talk. I have never made a deal at a party. I can't tell you how many times clients have called me in the morning and said, 'I promised so-and-so at a party last night to do a movie for him. Please get me out of it.' When I do it, I am accused by the studio of all sorts of things. That I am favoring another studio. that I talked the client out of doing a part ... See more »

Trivia:

After MCA bought Universal Studios, federal regulators forced Wasserman to dissolve MCA's agency wing because it was representing performers as their agent while its production company was hiring them; this violated anti-trust laws. See more »

Trademark:

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