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Richard D. Zanuck

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Birthday
13, 1934
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jul 13, 2012 (77)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1934
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jul 13, 2012 (77)

About

Son of the legendary Hollywood executive who became a renowned producer of blockbusters in his own right.

Before Fame

He obtained the head position at 20th Century Fox's story department with his father's connections. He released his first produced film Compulsion in 1959.

Trivia

His 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy won the Oscar for Best Picture, making him and his father the only father-son duo to win the honor.

Family Life

His father Darryl F. Zanuck was a multiple Academy Award winner and a central figure in the development of the Hollywood studio system.

Associated With

He produced six Tim Burton films, starting with the 2001 Planet of the Apes and ending with Dark Shadows from 2012.

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