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Richard Isaiah Young

Richard Isaiah Young, American communications executive. Recipient Environmental Leadership medal United Nations Environment Program, 1982, World Environment Festival award PROBE, 1985, citation American Diabetes Association, 1986. Served to Captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member International Quorum of Film and Video Producers.

Background

  • Young, Richard Isaiah was born on March 26, 1938 in Massachusetts, United States. Son of Irwin Mitchell and Ruth Diane (Potter) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1960.

    Career

    • Filmmaker, consultant Life Magazine, New York City, 1963-1970. President Dick Young Productions, Ltd., since 1969. Advisory member Council on International Non-Theatrical Events, Washington, since 1982.

    Works

    • Cinematographer (television series) Big Blue Marble (Emmy award 1978). Producer, director (documentaries) Remember Me (Oscar nomination 1979), It's the Same World (Oscar nomination 1980), Journey for Survival (Oscar nomination 1981).

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Served to Captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member International Quorum of Film and Video Producers. Clubs: Explorers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Kohn Young, November 25, 1977. Children: Lisa, Heather, Marisa.
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    Born March 26, 1938
    • 1960
      Syracuse University
    • 1969
      president, Dick Young Productions