André Weinfeld
French film and television producer, director, screenwriter, photographer, journalist
André Weinfeld
An alumnus of prestigious Lycée Louis-le-Grand and the Sorbonne University in Paris, André Weinfeld is a French and American film and television producer, director, screenwriter, photographer and journalist.
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You Won't Believe Who Rejected Raquel Welch's Advances
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Alice Cooper might be a hard-partying, world-famous rock star, but that doesn't mean he can't exhibit self control from time to time. The Detroit native was even able to turn down the advances of screen siren Raquel Welch. Guitarist Dick Wagner, best known for his work with Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS, was with Cooper when he rejected Welch in Miami some 37 years ago. He recounts the encounter in his memoir, "Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes from the Heart of a Rock Musician." The year was 1976. Wagner and Cooper were in Miami for the Super Bowl while Welch was performing at the Fontainebleau. “We were invited up to her suite,” writes Wagner, according to an excerpt obtained by the New York Post. “I sensed something was going on... at least in Raquel’s mind.” Wagner told Cooper, “You gotta do it at least one time for all us horny bastards in the world.” Alas, “Alice had a propensity towards being faithful to his girlfriend,” his now-wife, Sheryl Goddard. The next day, ...
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Raquel Welch Forsakes Glamour In Drama on Dying
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: HAGGARD and wasted by disease, she slumps like a rag doll, paralyzed. The tracheotomy that enables her to breathe has deprived her of the ability to talk; she can communicate only by blinking her eyelids or twitching her head. Once an attractive woman with a full mental and physical life, she is now a drooling dependent sustained by machines,
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TV REVIEWS; 'FAME, FORTUNE AND ROMANCE,' A NEW SERIES ON 7
NYTimes - almost 31 years
YOU may have thought that television had squeezed the last exploitative ounce out of the contemporary ritual of celebrity watching, but you would be underestimating the ingenuity of Robin Leach and Al Masini. They have taken what look like throwaway outtakes from ''Life Styles of the Rich and Famous,'' the syndicated series that stars Mr. Leach as
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BROADWAY; How one woman goes to the mat with a harsh world.
NYTimes - over 34 years
CLAIRE LUCKHAM'S ''Trafford Tanzi: the Venus Flytrap'' takes place entirely in a wrestling ring. The title character, put upon by her parents, friends and lovers, responds by wrestling them one by one, with the climax of the evening a bruising match with her chauvinist husband. Tanzi's secret weapon is a mysterious man-taming hold called the Venus
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RACQUEL WELCH: 'I LIKE A CHARACTER WITH BACKBONE'
NYTimes - almost 35 years
''Ireally wanted to sufficiently immerse myself in a character so that people wouldn't see me as Raquel Welch anymore,'' said Raquel Welch. ''That is to say, the Raquel Welch they see on the Academy Awards presentations. It was important for me to do that, and I think I succeeded.'' Viewers can judge for themselves tonight at 9 on NBC, when Miss
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of André Weinfeld
    THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 32
    Divorced from Raquel Welch in 1990, André Weinfeld is now living with his 18 year old son Zachary from his second marriage to American fashion model and songwriter Jaimie Lilly (from whom he is also divorced), sharing his time between Paris, New York and Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details He is currently working on several film and multimedia projects both in France and the USA.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1977
    Age 19
    Having met actress Raquel Welch in Paris in 1977, André Weinfeld decided to move to Hollywood to join her. They eventually married in 1980.
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    Having moved to live and work in the USA in 1977, André started his own Production and Video Distribution Company while producing, writing and directing "From Raquel With Love" (1980) a variety show TV Special with Raquel Welch, Mickey Rooney and Douglas Fairbanks Jr..
    More Details Hide Details He then went on to produce all of Raquel's National Tour and Live Concerts in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and Atlantic City and subsequently co-produced the Broadway Musical Woman of the Year by Fred Ebb and John Kander. His work as a Commercial and Editorial Photographer for the Sygma Corbis news agency has appeared worldwide on the covers and in the pages of Life magazine, Newsweek, Time magazine, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Playboy, etc. His photographs have also been chosen to represent Hasselblad's renowned professional camera products in one of that company's recent international advertising campaign. In 1984, he published and photographed Raquel’s best selling Fitness Book "Total Beauty and Fitness" and produced and directed her Fitness and Yoga videos.
  • 1976
    Age 18
    After serving for one year as a director of several feature and documentary films during his military service in the French Army Cinema Service (ECPA), André Weinfeld wrote and directed in 1976 his first feature short La Bonne Nouvelle (The Good News), with late "French New Wave" director Claude Chabrol, Thomas Chabrol, Christine Boisson, Michel Duchaussoy, Mary Marquet and Daniel Prévost, which was awarded the Grand Prize at the International London Film Festival and thereafter distributed in France by Warner-Columbia.
    More Details Hide Details André then worked as a screenwriter for several French Films, among them La Clé sur la porte (1978) starring French actors Patrick Dewaere and Annie Girardot.
  • OTHER
  • 1947
    Age -11
    Born on April 6, 1947.
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