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Helen Gurley Brown
(Literature)
Aaron Sorkin
(Movies & TV)
Darryl F. Zanuck
(Movies & TV)
Arkansas
(Animal)
Steven Spielberg
(Movies & TV)
 

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David Brown (producer)

Knowledge Identifier: +David_Brown_(producer)

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David Brown (producer)

American film and theatre producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1916.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Helen Gurley Brown, Aaron Sorkin, Darryl F. Zanuck

Linked to: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Stanford University, The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post

 

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David Brown was born in 1916 add something


1951

In 1951, the producer Darryl F. Zanuck hired Brown to head the story department at Zanuck's studio, 20th Century-Fox add something


1959

Brown was the husband of Helen Gurley Brown , from 1959 until his death, fifty-one years add something

 

Helen Gurley Brown - In 1959 she married David Brown, who would go on to become the producer or co-producer of such classic films


1988

Aaron Sorkin - In 1988 Sorkin sold the film rights for his play "A Few Good Men" to producer David Brown before it premiered, in a deal reportedly "well into six figures


1989

The play opened November 1989 and ran for 500 performances add something


 

He and partner Zanuck 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 films including the horror thriller "Jaws" , directed by Steven Spielberg add something

 

Aaron Sorkin - Sorkin continued writing "Making Movies" and in 1990 it debuted Off-Broadway at the Promenade Theatre, produced by John A. McQuiggan and directed by Don Scardino. Meanwhile, David Brown was producing a few projects at TriStar Pictures and tried to interest them in making "A Few Good Men" into a film but his proposal was declined due to the lack of star actor involvement


David Brown died in 2010 add something

 

Helen Gurley Brown - After more than 50 years of marriage, her husband, David Brown, predeceased her at the age of 93 on February 1, 2010


2012

His widow, Helen, died on August 13, 2012, age 90 add something

 

Mr. and Mrs. Brown were laid to rest in late November 2012 in adjacent graves at Sisco Cemetery, Helen's maternal family cemetery just south of the village of Osage in Carroll County, Arkansas add something