Los Angeles, California
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2006)
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Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. (September 7, 1926 – January 9, 2015) was an American film producer.
Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Frances Howard and the pioneer motion picture mogul Samuel Goldwyn. He attended Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the University of Virginia.
After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he worked as a theatrical producer in London and for Edward R. Murrow at CBS in New York. He then followed in his father's footsteps and founded the motion picture production companies Formosa Productions, The Samuel Goldwyn Company and Samuel Goldwyn Films.
In 1950, Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. married Jennifer Howard (1925–1993), the daughter of prominent author and screenwriter Sidney Howard. The couple had four children including actor Tony Goldwyn and studio executive John Goldwyn. They divorced in 1968 and he married a second time to Peggy Elliot with whom he had two children. That marriage ended in divorce. At the time of his death he was married to his third wife, Patricia Strawn.
Goldwyn died of congestive heart failure on January 9, 2015 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 88.
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Samuel John Goldwyn Jr.
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Samuel John Goldwyn, Jr. (September 7, 1926 – January 9, 2015), was an American film producer.
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Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death
Congestive Heart Failure
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passed away on 9th Jan 2015 aged 88. |||
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. passed away on 9th Jan 2015 aged 88.
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. was previously married to Peggy Elliott (1968 - 2005) and Jennifer Howard (1950 - 1968).
He was also engaged to Laurette Luez (1949 - 1950).
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. had 2 children, John Howard (58) and Anthony Howard (56).
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. is a 88 year old American Film/TV Producer. Born Samuel John Goldwyn Jr. on 7th September, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, he is famous for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2006) in a career that spans 1958-present. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
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Businesspeople from Los Angeles, California.
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