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David Brown

David Brown

(1916 – 2010)

  • Jaws scared the bejeebus out of me when I was young and still remains my favourite film of all time. You had enormous talent. Rest in peace.
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David Brown

David Brown
(1916 – 2010)

In memory of

David Brown

(1916 – 2010)
About David
This is a tribute to David Brown. David Brown was an Academy Award-winning American movie producer.
David Brown was born in New York City, the son of Lillian (née Baren) and Edward Fisher Brown. He was best known as the producing partner of Richard D. Zanuck. They were jointly awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990 for their achievements in producing. Among their films were two of Steven Spielberg's early films, The Sugarland Express (1974) and Jaws (1975), and such box office hits as Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and Angela's Ashes (1999).
In addition to his many successful films, David Brown also produced numerous Broadway
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musicals, including Sweet Smell of Success: The Musical (2002), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005), and the off-Broadway Jerry Herman musical revue Showtune (2003).
He was married to a former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine Helen Gurley Brown and was a graduate of Stanford University. He had one son Roger Grant Brown, and a daughter Tammy, who is also a producer, from a previous marriage.
David Brown authored Brown's Guide to the Good Life: Tears, Fears, and Boredom, which gives advice on life. He passed away on February 1st, 2010, aged 93. This is an online memorial dedicated to the life and works of David Brown. May he rest in peace.
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Jaws scared the bejeebus out of me when I was young and still remains my favourite film of all time. You had enormous talent. Rest in peace.
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David Brown

This is a tribute to David Brown. David Brown was an Academy Award-winning American movie producer.
David Brown was born in New York City, the son of Lillian (née Baren) and Edward Fisher Brown. He was best known as the producing partner of Richard D. Zanuck. They were jointly awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990 for their achievements in producing. Among their films were two of Steven Spielberg's early films, The Sugarland Express (1974) and Jaws (1975), and such box office hits as Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and Angela's Ashes (1999).
In addition to his many successful films, David Brown also produced numerous Broadway...

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