David Brown

Film/musical Theatre Producer
Born Jul 28, 1916

David Brown was an American film producer.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about David Brown.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Brown.


1916 Birth Born on July 28, 1916.


1951 34 Years Old In 1951, the producer Darryl F. Zanuck hired Brown to head the story department at Zanuck's studio, 20th Century-Fox. … Read More


1971 54 Years Old He and Richard D. Zanuck, Darryl's son, left Fox in 1971 for Warner Bros., but the following year they set out to form their own production company. … Read More


1990 73 Years Old He and partner Zanuck were jointly awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990 for their achievements in producing films including the horror thriller Jaws (1975), directed by Steven Spielberg. … Read More
2010 94 Years Old Died on February 1, 2010.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.