Jake Eberts

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Birthday
10, 1941
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada
Death Date
Sep 6, 2012 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1941
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada
Death Date
Sep 6, 2012 (71)

About

Producer of acclaimed films including Gandhi from 1982 and Dances with Wolves from 1990.

Before Fame

His first movie was the animated feature Watership Down, a British children's feature from 1978.

Trivia

His gambles on films did not always pay off. He lost $750,000 of his own funds from the flop Zulu Dawn in 1979.

Family Life

He was born in Montreal, Quebec, his father an aluminum maker and his mother an interior decorator.

Associated With

He and Sam Spiegel both worked outside the Hollywood system to make many of their best films.

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