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film company executive

Richard Darryl Zanuck, American motion picture company executive.

Background

Zanuck, Richard Darryl was born on December 13, 1934 in Beverly Hills, California, United States. Son of Darryl F. and Virginia (Fox) Zanuck.

Education

Graduate, Harvard Military Academy, 1952. Bachelor, Stanford, 1956.

Career

Story, production assistant Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, 1956, vice president, 1956-1962. President's production representative 20th Century-Fox Studios, Beverly Hills, 1962-1963, vice president charge production, 1963-1969, president, 1969-1971, director, 1966-1971. Founder, president, owner Zanuck Company, Beverly Hills, since 1989.

Chairman 20th Century-Fox Television, Inc. Senior executive vice president Warner Brothers, Inc., 1971-1972. Co-founder, president Zanuck/Brown Company, 1972-1988.

Works

Membership

National chairman Fibrosis Association, 1966-1968. Member organizing committee 1984 Olympics. Trustee Harvard School Second lieutenant United States Army.

Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (board governors), Screen Producers Guild, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Lili Gentle; children: Virginia, Janet. Married Linda Harrison, October 26, 1969. Children: Harrison Richard, Dean Francis.

Married Lili Fini, September 23, 1978.

father:
Darryl F. Zanuck

mother:
Virginia (Fox) Zanuck

spouses:
Lili Gentle

Linda Harrison

Lili Fini

children:
Virginia Zanuck

Janet Zanuck

Harrison Richard Zanuck

Dean Francis Zanuck