Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.

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Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. (September 7, 1926 – January 9, 2015) is an American movie producer. His best known movies were Mystic Pizza (1988), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).

Goldwyn was born in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of actress Frances Howard and the pioneer motion picture mogul Samuel Goldwyn. He attended Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He served in World War II. He was married twice and had six children including Tony Goldwyn and John Goldwyn.

Goldwyn died from congestive heart failure on January 9, 2015 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 88.[1]

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  1. "Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Hollywood Scion, Dies at 88". The New York Times. January 9, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2015.

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