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Aaron Spelling

Aaron Spelling, American film and television producer, writer, actor. Board directors American Film Institute; Member of Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Writers and Directors, The Caucus of Producers, Producers Guild American, Writers Guild American (award 1962), Hollywood television Academy Arts and Sciences, Hollywood Radio and television Society, Big Brothers of America, Friars.

Background

  • Spelling, Aaron was born on April 22, 1923 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of David and Pearl (Wall) Spelling.

  • Education

    • Student, Sorbonne; Student, University Paris, France, 1946. Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1945.

    Career

    • Actor Thomas-Spelling Production, Los Angeles, 1953-1969. Screenwriter Zane Grey Series, 1972-1976. Producer Zane Grey Theater, 1977-1986, The Dick Powell Show, Los Angeles, 1961—1963.

      Co-owner with Danny Thomas Thomas-Spelling Production, 1969-1972. Co-president Spelling-Goldberg Production, 1972-1976. President Aaron Spelling Production, Inc., 1977-1986, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1986—2006.

      With United States Air Force, 1942-1945.

    Works

    • PunisherMax: Kingpin
    • An all-new story from the acclaimed team of Jason Aaron (WOLVERINE: WEAPON X) and Steve Dillon (PUNISHER: WELCOME BACK FRANK), two guys who were born to tell the exploits of Marvel's most brutal vigilante.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board directors American Film Institute. Member of Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Writers and Directors, The Caucus of Producers, Producers Guild American, Writers Guild American (award 1962), Hollywood television Academy Arts and Sciences, Hollywood Radio and television Society, Big Brothers of America, Friars.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Jones, April 10, 1953 (divorced 1964). Married Carol Jean Marer, November 23, 1968. Children: Victoria Davey, Randall Gene.
    Aaron Spelling
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    Born April 22, 1923
    Died June 23, 2006
    (aged 83)
    • 1946
      University Paris
    • 1945
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1953 - 1969
      Actor, Thomas-Spelling Production
    • 1961 - 1963
      producer Zane Grey Theater
    • 1969 - 1972
      co-owner with Danny Thomas Thomas-Spelling Production
    • 1972 - 1976
      screenwriter, Zane Grey Series
    • 1972 - 1976
      co-president Spelling-Goldberg Production
    • 1977 - 1986
      producer Zane Grey Theater
    • 1977 - 1986
      president, Aaron Spelling Production
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