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film producer

Gary Douglas Kurtz, American Film producer. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1966-1969. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers M C.

Background

Kurtz, Gary Douglas was born on July 27, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Eldo M. and Sara H. (Briar) Kurtz.

Education

Student, University Southern California, 1959-1963.

Career

Cameraman, film editor, writer, production manager and/or director films and documentaries, 1962-1970. President Kinetographics, since 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-producer: American Graffiti, 1973. Producer: Star Wars, 1977, The Empire Strikes Back, 1980, The Dark Crystal, 1982, Slipstream, 1988, Feathers, 1989 (also director). Executive producer: Return to Oz, 1985.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1966-1969. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers M C.

Connections

Married Meredith Alsup, April 1963 (divorced). Children: Melissa Dawne, Tiffany Leigh. Married Roberta Jimenez, September 1984.

1 child, Dylan Antony.

father:
Eldo M. Kurtz

mother:
Sara H. (Briar) Kurtz

spouse:
Meredith Alsup

spouse:
Roberta Jimenez

child:
Melissa Dawne Kurtz

child:
Tiffany Leigh Kurtz

child:
Dylan Antony Kurtz