Aaron Spelling

Film and Television Producer
Born Apr 22, 1923

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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Aaron Spelling.


1923 Birth Born on April 22, 1923.


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


1953 30 Years Old 1 More Event
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
1956 33 Years Old Two years later, Spelling began to achieve considerable experience as a producer and additional credits as a script writer working on the CBS television series Zane Grey Theater, which aired between 1956 and 1961. … Read More


1968 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Spelling married Candy Gene (née Marer) in 1968. … Read More
1972 49 Years Old Spelling founded Spelling Entertainment in 1972.


1977 54 Years Old He produced the unsuccessful situation comedy The San Pedro Beach Bums in 1977. … Read More


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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