|Born||Sidney Jay Sheinberg
January 14, 1935
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California,
Corpus Christi, Texas
|Education||Law degree from Columbia Law School|
|Alma mater||Columbia University,
University of Texas School of Law,
Columbia Law School
|Years active||1958 – present|
|Known for||Discovering Steven Spielberg,
Helped make Jaws
|Home town||Corpus Christi, Texas|
|Spouse(s)||Lorraine Gary (m. 1956)|
Sidney Jay "Sid" Sheinberg (born January 14, 1935) is an American screenwriter, lawyer, and entertainment executive.
In June 1973 , Sheinberg was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of MCA , Inc. At the time he was 38. During his presidency, Universal Pictures , a division of MCA, Inc., released the films that grossed more in each of the past three decades, starting with Jaws in 1975 , following with E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in 1982 and concluding with Jurassic Park in 1993 .
Sid Sheinberg has been married to actress Lorraine Gary in 1956. They have two sons: Bill and Jonathan Sheinberg, both of whom work as film producers.
References[change | change source]
- Bernard F. Dick (1997). City of dreams: the making and remaking of Universal Pictures. University Press of Kentucky. p. 173. https://books.google.com/books?id=e5gzKoozo6sC&pg=PA173#v=onepage&q&f=false. Retrieved March 9, 2011.