Samuel Goldwyn

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Birthday
17, 1879
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
Jan 31, 1974 (94)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1879
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
Jan 31, 1974 (94)

About

Legendary film producer who helped make Hollywood into what it is today. He founded Samuel Goldwyn Productions.

Before Fame

He made his first feature film in 1929. He received his first Oscar nomination for John Ford's Arrowsmith from 1931.

Trivia

His movie studio became known for its lion mascot. He received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1946.

Family Life

His wife Hannah Reban, who was tall and had piercing eyes, looked like his opposite.

Associated With

He met Coco Chanel in Monte Carlo and offered her $1 million dollars to work for him and design suits for his movies.