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Aaron Spelling

Film and Television Producer
Male
Born Apr 22, 1923
Hometown Dallas, Texas
Died Jun 23, 2006
Death Place Los Angeles, Cali...

Aaron Spelling was an American film and television producer. As of 2009, Spelling's eponymous production company Spelling Television holds the record as the most prolific television writer, with 218 producer and executive producer credits. Forbes ranked him the 11th top-earning dead celebrity in 2009.… Read More

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    How Living With And Loving Bruce Jenner Changed My Life Forever
    Huffington Post - Apr 25, 2015
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    The Huffington Post - Nov 07, 2013
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    Tori Spelling Receives Message From Her Father Beyond The Grave In Interview Special (Video)
    Huffington Post - Oct 29, 2013
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    Tori Spelling Broke? Actress Reveals Financial Issues To People Magazine
    Huffington Post - Oct 24, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1923 Birth Born on April 22, 1923.

TWENTIES

1949 26 Years Old Spelling graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1949, where he was a cheerleader.

THIRTIES

1953 30 Years Old He married actress Carolyn Jones in 1953, in California. They divorced in 1964.
1954 31 Years Old Spelling sold his first script to Jane Wyman Presents in 1954. … Read More

FORTIES

1968 45 Years Old Spelling remarried to Candy Gene (née Marer) in 1968. … Read More
1972 49 Years Old Spelling founded Spelling Entertainment in 1972.

FIFTIES

1976 53 Years Old Beginning in 1976, he began producing successful television shows including The Mod Squad, The Rookies, Charlie's Angels, Beverly Hills 90210 (which starred his daughter Tori), 7th Heaven and Jane's House. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2001 78 Years Old In 2001, Spelling was diagnosed with oral cancer.
On June 18, 2006, Spelling suffered a severe stroke at The Manor, his estate in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California.
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