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Buddy Adler
Birth: Jun. 22, 1908
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1960
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Producer. Born E. Maurice Adler, he began his career writing short motion pictures for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studios. He became a producer for Columbia Studios in 1947 and after Darryl Zanuck left 20th Century Fox studios Buddy Adler took over as head of production. He then served as Production chief at Fox from 1956 until his death. He was responsible for the Oscar-winning best picture in 1953 with "From Here to Eternity". He established a reputation for producing films that were commercial hits such as "Love is a Many Splendored Thing" in 1955, "Anastasia" in 1956 and "South Pacific" in 1958. Adler was also responsible for the hard-hitting melodrama, "A Hatful of Rain", in 1957. He was married to actress Anita Louise from May 17, 1940, until his death. 
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  Anita Louise (1915 - 1970)

Cause of death: Lung cancer
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Memory
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Record added: May 16, 1999
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