Walter Mirisch

#122770
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
8, 1921
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1921 (age 97)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Founder, president, and Executive Head of Production of The Mirisch Corporation, the independent filmmaking organization.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and received his graduate degree at Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration.

Trivia

He received three Producer of the Year awards from three different prominent organizations.

Family Life

His siblings were Marvin Mirisch and Harold Mirisch, both of whom founded Mirisch with him.

Associated With

He won the 1967 Academy Award for Best Picture for producing In the Heat of the Night starring Sidney Poitier.