Darryl F. Zanuck
Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American producer, writer, actor, director and studio executive. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio system. He earned three Academy Awards. His career lasted 48 years.
Zanuck was born in Wahoo, Nebraska on September 5, 1902 to Louise (née Torpin) and Frank Zanuck. Zanuck was married to Virginia Fox from 1924 until they separated in 1956. They had three children. One of their children was movie producer Richard D. Zanuck who produced Jaws.
Zanuck died on December 22, 1979 in Palm Springs, California from jaw cancer. He was 77 years old.
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- ↑ "Wahoo Public Schools - Zanuck Remembered as a Hollywood Powerhouse". Archived from the original on 2011-01-01. Retrieved 2012-08-19.
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