Mike Todd

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Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Mar 22, 1958 (48)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Mar 22, 1958 (48)

About

Producer of the 1956 film Around the World in 80 Days. It won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Before Fame

He made a fortune in construction before the Great Depression and lost everything in the crash, all before turning 21.

Trivia

His first production was inspired by a performance of The Swing Mikado, which he saw with an all-black cast.

Family Life

He was married to Elizabeth Taylor for around one year, from 1957 to 1958, when he died.

Associated With

He collaborated on Around the World in 80 Days with David Niven.