Joseph E. Levine

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Birthday
9, 1905
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 31, 1987 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1905
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 31, 1987 (81)

About

Self-proclaimed colossus of filmdom who did indeed produce, import, or distribute some of Hollywood's formative films.

Before Fame

He worked in the clothing industry before entering the movie business and did not achieve any notable success until well into his 50s.

Trivia

He not only brought his wealth to Hollywood films like Godzilla, The Producers, and Fellini's 8 1/2, but he displayed his conspicuous wealth with 100-foot yachts and enviable art collections.

Family Life

His family was residing in Boston, Massachusetts, when he was born.

Associated With

His 1966 The Oscar, featuring the singer Tony Bennett in his film debut, was widely considered one of the worst films ever made.