Richard Fleischer

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Birthday
8, 1916
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (89)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1916
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (89)

About

Director of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Doctor Dolittle.

Before Fame

He directed animated shorts that were produced by his father, animator and producer Max Fleischer.

Trivia

He won an Academy Award for his production of the documentary Design for Death, co-written by the man who would become known as Dr. Seuss.

Family Life

He married Mary Dickson on June 26, 1943, and the couple raised three children together.

Associated With

He directed Charlton Heston in 1973's Soylent Green.

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