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Lew Wasserman (1913–2002)

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

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 2022 Queendom (in memory of) (pre-production)
 1997 Loose Tooth (Short) (special thanks)
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 2005 The Last Mogul (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 The 1996 Annual Lucy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Winner
 1987 Citizen Steve (Documentary short)
 1979 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (TV Special documentary)
 1974 The 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Jean Hersholt Award Recipient
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 2020 The Reagans (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Self - Agent of Ronald Reagan
- Part 1 - The Hollywood Myth Machine (2020) ... Self - Agent of Ronald Reagan
 2019 The Black Godfather (Documentary)
Self - Chairman / CEO of MCA
 2012 100 Years of Universal: The Lew Wasserman Era (Video documentary short)
 2010 Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Fade Out, Fade In (2010) ... Self (uncredited)
- The Attack of the Small Screens: 1950-1960 (2010) ... Self (uncredited)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Memorial Tribute
 1999 Reputations (TV Series documentary)
- Hitch: Alfred the Auteur (1999) ... Self (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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[In 1960 to his diver as they hear Ted Williams hit a home run in his last Major League at bat] At age forty-four, Ted Williams is an old man for baseball, and at forty I'm an old man for the agency business. [Despite his words, Wasseman was forty-seven at the time.] See more »


According to Wasserman biographer Dennis McDougal, Eddie Clayton is quoted as stating, "Tony Curtis was a pro-Wasserman man. Lew loved him like he was his son, and Curtis was always very protective and loving toward him.". See more »


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