Richard D. Zanuck

Richard Darryl Zanuck (December 13, 1934 – July 13, 2012) was an American film producer. His 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Zanuck was also instrumental in launching the careers of directors Tim Burton and Steven Spielberg, who described Zanuck as a "director's producer" and "one of the most honorable and loyal men of our profession."[1]

Richard D. Zanuck
Zanuck at the 62nd Annual Academy Awards, March 26, 1990
Born
Richard Darryl Zanuck

(1934-12-13)December 13, 1934
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedJuly 13, 2012(2012-07-13) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1956–2012
Spouse(s)
Children4, including Dean Zanuck
Parents
Websitewww.zanuckco.com

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