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Richard D. Zanuck

Richard D. Zanuck
  • Career:
  • Top celebrities: 8127
  • BirthDate: 1934, 13 of December , Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Spouse: Lili Fini Zanuck (23 September 1978 - present), Linda Harrison (26 October 1969 - 23 January 1978) (divorced) 2 children, Lili Gentle (14 January 1958 - 1968) (divorced) 2 children
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Facts of life

    Richard Zanuck was born in Los Angeles in a family of cinema since he is the son of famous producer Darryl F. Zanuck and silent film actress Virginia Fox. After graduating from Stanford University, he worked for 20th Century Fox where his father was vice -president. In 1959 he produced his first film, Compulsion (The genius of evil ) by Richard Fleischer . However, he knows some spectacular failures in the sixties (including L'Extravagant Doctor Dolittle). Richard Zanuck then joined Warner Bros, before founding The Zanuck / Brown Company with David Brown. The company will produce the first films of Steven Spielberg and many other hits like Cocoon and Driving Miss Daisy driver before cease operations. Zanuck nevertheless continued his career as a producer. From 2001, he teamed with Tim Burton to produce the majority of his films starting with Planet of singes2. In 1974, Richard Zanuck produced Sugarland Express, a film directed by Steven Spielberg. The following year, he produced the success of Jaws who rose to the top of the box office with $ 260 million.

  • Awards: Won Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award - 1991 for ""
    Won Oscar - 1990 for "Best Picture for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Shared with: Lili Fini Zanuck"
    Nominated Oscar - 1983 for "Best Picture for:The Verdict (1982). Shared with: David Brown"
    Nominated Oscar - 1976 for "Best Picture for:Jaws (1975). Shared with: David Brown"
    Nominated BAFTA Children's Award - 2005 for "Best Feature Film for:Чарли и шoколадная фабрика (2005). Shared with: Tim Burton"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2004 for "Best Film for:Big Fish (2003). Shared with: Bruce Cohen Dan Jinks"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1991 for "Best Film for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Shared with: Lili Fini Zanuck Bruce Beresford"
    Nominated Emmy - 2000 for "Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for:The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV). Shared with: Lili Fini Zanuck Michael B. Seligman (executive producer) (ABC)."
    Won Hollywood Film Award - 1998 for "Outstanding Achievement in Producing"
    Nominated Motion Picture Producer of the Year Award - 2003 for "for:Road to Perdition (2002). Shared with: Dean Zanuck"
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award in Motion Pictures - 1993 for ""
    Won Motion Picture Producer of the Year Award - 1990 for "for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Shared with: Lili Fini Zanuck"
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2004 for "For producing."
    2nd place Wise Owl Award - 1990 for "Television and Theatrical Film Fiction for:Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Shared with: David Brown (executive) Lili Fini Zanuck"
    Won ShoWest Award - 2001 for "Producer of the Year Shared with: David Brown"
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1968 for "Television On 11 December 1968. At 6915 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Television At 6925 Hollywood Blvd."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 947
  • Films with Richard D. Zanuck: Maleficent - 2014
    Hidden - 2013
    Dark Shadows - 2012
    Alice in Wonderland - 2010
    Yes Man - 2008
    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - 2007
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - 2005
    Dead Lawyers - 2004
    Big Fish - 2003
    Road to Perdition - 2002
    Reign of Fire - 2002
    Planet of the Apes - 2001
    Rules of Engagement - 2000
    The 72nd Annual Academy Awards - 2000
    True Crime - 1999
    Deep Impact - 1998
    Chain Reaction - 1996
    Mulholland Falls - 1996
    Wild Bill - 1995
    Clean Slate - 1994
    Rich in Love - 1992
    Driving Miss Daisy - 1992
    Rush - 1991
    Driving Miss Daisy - 1989
    Cocoon: The Return - 1988
    CBS Summer Playhouse - 1987
    Target - 1985
    Cocoon - 1985
    The Verdict - 1982
    Neighbors - 1981
    The Island - 1980
    Jaws 2 - 1978
    MacArthur - 1977
    Jaws - 1975
    The Eiger Sanction - 1975
    The Girl from Petrovka - 1974
    The Black Windmill - 1974
    The Sugarland Express - 1974
    Willie Dynamite - 1974
    Sssssss - 1973
    The Sound of Music - 1965
    The Chapman Report - 1962
    Sanctuary - 1961
    Compulsion - 1959
    Tora! Tora! Tora! - 1970
    Hotel Chevalier - 2007
    Expresso - 2007
    Girl 27 - 2007
    Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star - 2003
    Miss Daisy's Journey: From Stage to Screen - 2003
    Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' - 2002
    Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection' - 2001
    Behind the Rules of Engagement - 2000
    Patton: A Tribute to Franklin J. Schaffner - 1997
    The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' - 1995
    Biography - 1995
    The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon - 1994
    Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood - 2010
    Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman - 2010
    Jaws: The Inside Story - 2010
    American Masters - 2008
    Broadway Beat - 2008
    HBO First Look - 2001-2008
    The Making of 'The Sand Pebbles' - 2007
    The Shark Is Still Working - 2007
    Milestones in Cinema History: The Verdict - 2007
    Darryl F. Zanuck: A Dream Fulfilled - 2006
    Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters - 2006
    All of What Follows Is True: The Making of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' - 2006
    Who Needs Sleep? - 2006
    Shootout - 2005
    The 100 Greatest War Films - 2005
    The Last Mogul - 2005
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors - 2005
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate - 2005
    Filming 'Rush' - 2002
    The Making of 'Road to Perdition' - 2002
    E! True Hollywood Story - 2002
    The Making of 'Planet of the Apes' - 2001
    Backstory - 2000-2001
    History vs. Hollywood - 2001
    Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet - 2001
    The Making of 'Jaws 2' - 2001
    John Williams: The Music of 'Jaws 2' - 2001
    Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood - 2001
    Biography - 1995-2000
    The Poughkeepsie Shuffle: Tracing 'The French Connection' - 2000
    Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years - 2000
    The Directors - 1999
    Behind the Planet of the Apes - 1998
    20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years - 1997
    Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. - 1991
    The 62nd Annual Academy Awards - 1990
    The 55th Annual Academy Awards - 1983
    The Making of 'The Verdict' - 1982
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