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  2. Darryl F. Zanuck - Wikipedia

    Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio system as one of its longest survivors (the length of his career was rivaled only by that of Adolph Zukor ). [1]

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  3. Darryl F. Zanuck - Biography - IMDb

    According to Richard Fleischer in his biography, Daryl Zanuck was a great studio head executive, a real mogul, able to handle six or eight films in the same time. He remained on the top of everything. But he could not produce a simple film by himself. Is portrayed by Ben Piazza in Guilty by Suspicion (1991).

  4. Darryl F. Zanuck | American executive | Britannica

    Darryl F. Zanuck, in full Darryl Francis Zanuck, (born September 5, 1902, Wahoo, Neb., U.S.—died December 22, 1979, Palm Springs, Calif.), Hollywood producer and movie executive for more than 40 years and an innovator of many trends in film. Abandoned by his parents at age 13, Zanuck joined the U.S. Army and fought in Belgium during World War I. He worked as a steelworker, garment factory foreman, and a professional boxer while pursuing his career as a writer—though he was barely literate.

  5. Darryl F. Zanuck - IMDb

    Darryl F. Zanuck (1902-1979) Producer Writer Production Manager IMDbPro Starmeter See rank One of the kingpins of Hollywood's studio system, Zanuck was the offspring of the ill-fated marriage of the alcoholic night clerk in Wahoo, Nebraska's only hotel and the hotel owner's daughter. Both parents had abandoned him by the time he was 13.

  6. Hollywood’s horror stories of sex predators long before Weinstein

    Darryl F. Zanuck Getty Images Zanuck worked his way through actresses on the sofa in his office faster than the credits rolled on his flicks, according to the tome “ The Zanucks of Hollywood:...

  7. Darryl F. Zanuck - History Nebraska

    Darryl F. Zanuck (1902-1979), a native Nebraskan, produced some of Hollywood’s most important and controversial films. He helped found 20th Century Fox and remained a major force in filmmaking for more than forty years, from the end of the 1920s until the beginning of the 1970s. Three of his films won Academy Awards for best motion picture, and a number of others received nominations.

  8. Darryl F. Zanuck - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American producer, writer, actor, director and studio executive. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio system. He earned three Academy Awards. His career lasted 48 years. Zanuck was born in Wahoo, Nebraska on September 5, 1902 to Louise (née Torpin) and Frank Zanuck.

  9. Zanuck is one of the longest-serving studio chiefs in Hollywood history rivaled by Adolph Zukor (Paramount Pictures), Jack L. Warner (Warner Bros. Pictures) & Edward Muhl (Universal Studios). Father of film producer-studio executive Richard D. Zanuck and grandfather of producer Dean Zanuck. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to motion pictures, located at 6336 Hollywood Blvd.

  10. Hollywood Flashback: In the 1930s, Darryl F. Zanuck Had a ...

    “He wasn’t just a businessman running a studio.” Zanuck could be heavy-handed with material, but he had an instinct for boxoffice success. That is, until he didn’t. In 1971, he was removed as CEO...