David O. Selznick

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Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jun 22, 1965 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jun 22, 1965 (63)

About

Producer of A Star Is Born, Gone with the Wind, and several Alfred Hitchcock films.

Before Fame

He studied at Columbia University and helped his father in the distribution of silent movies.

Trivia

He won Academy Awards for Gone with the Wind from 1939 and Rebecca from 1940. He also received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1939.

Family Life

He married Irene Mayer Selznick on April 29, 1930, and later married Jennifer Jones on July 12, 1949.

Associated With

He also produced The Third Man from 1949, which starred Orson Welles.