David Brown
American film/musical theatre producer
David Brown
David Brown was an American film producer.
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Amy Ost, Jonathan Brown: Weddings
NYTimes - over 5 years
Dr. Amy Stephanie Ost, the daughter of Beth Ost and Richard Ost of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., was married Saturday evening in Philadelphia to Jonathan David Brown, the son of Sherry Brown and Richard Brown of New Rochelle, N.Y. Rabbi Lawrence R. Sernovitz officiated at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. The bride, 28, and the bridegroom, 27, met at Emory,
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Brown back in top 50 - Wetherby Today
Google News - over 5 years
Harrogate tennis player David Brown moved back into the world top 50 when the new rankings came out on August 1, as compiled by the International Tennis Federation in the age category 50-55s with strong results in July. Having briefly dropped down to
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THE TEXAS TRIBUNE; Assessing Climate Change in a Drought-Stricken State
NYTimes - over 5 years
Texas has endured its worst one-year drought in recorded history. And the hottest July. August is on course to be hotter still, setting another record. So, is this the result of climate change? Scientists hedge, particularly when it comes to the drought, because they are reluctant to pin any single weather event on climate change. They point to La
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Impala Platinum results: David Brown: CEO, Impala Platinum - Moneyweb.co.za
Google News - over 5 years
David Brown would stake his job on Zimplats continuing to reward Implats shareholders. ALEC HOGG: Hello, good evening and welcome to the SAfm Market Update with Moneyweb. I'm Alec Hogg. It's been another difficult day on the JSE, as we are going to ... - -
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David Brown looks to next chapter with plan for engineering site - Yorkshire Post
Google News - over 5 years
The proposed site at Leeds Road, in Mirfield, is six miles away from David Brown's site in Lockwood, Huddersfield, where the company has been headquartered for more than 100 years. More than 170 people attended a public exhibition organised by David
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Brown taking no chances ahead of Prix Morny bid with Frederick Engels - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
It will be a first runner at the Normandy course for South Yorkshire-based David Brown, who has left nothing to chance in his travel arrangements. Frederick Engels, along with Mick Channon's Gatepost, is one of two British runners in a six-furlong ... - -
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Web.com CEO bullish on hiring for First Coast - Florida Times-Union
Google News - over 5 years
“This is a big win for Jacksonville,” Web.com CEO David Brown says of the acquisition of Network Solutions. “This is why you'll see significant growth in the coming years. Double-digit growth.” Network Solutions Inc. was founded in 1979 as an ... -
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Photo: Al Leiter shoots Mike Joyce's official All-Star Game portrait - Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Unlike SOME PEOPLE, Mike Joyce of the Tampa Bay Rays appears quite excited to be at Chase Field for the All-Star Game. In the hour before the Home Run Derby commenced on Monday night, Joyce forced MLB Network analyst Al Leiter to take
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Sabathia skipping out is the most ludicrous All-Star 'snub' of all - Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Reasons vary, but 16 players — including 13 of the first 68 chosen — won't appear at Chase Field for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. This season's whopping 84 "All-Stars" — that's one in nine active players in the entire league — are
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Canadian skydiver missing in Utah - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
David Brown, a native of Dartmouth. NS who has been living in the US for about a decade, moved to Moab, a small town in Utah, about two months back to teach at Skydive Moab. The company calls itself "the Canyonland's most extreme skydiving resort. ... - -
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Trainer Brown eyes Gimcrack Stakes after Frederick Engles claims Newmarket win - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Trainer David Brown has set his sights on York's Gimcrack Stakes for Frederick Engels after the colt added the July Stakes to his win in the Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot. After the Eddie Ahern-ridden 7-4 shot had cut down
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David C. Brown Founds Business CyberSecurity, Inc. - Sacramento Bee
Google News - over 5 years
Email: David.Brown@businesscybersecurity.com. Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Reader comments on Sacbee.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Sacramento Bee. If you see an objectionable
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 93
    Died on February 1, 2010.
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  • 1990
    Age 73
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Brown produced various Broadway musicals, including Sweet Smell of Success: The Musical (2002), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005), and the off-Broadway Jerry Herman musical revue Showtune (2003). He bought the film and stage rights to the drama play A Few Good Men, written by playwright Aaron Sorkin. The play opened November 1989 and ran for 500 performances. The film of the same name (1992) stars Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. Brown was the husband of Helen Gurley Brown (editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for 30 years), from 1959 until his death, fifty-one years. Brown had one son, Bruce, from a prior marriage, who predeceased him; and a half brother, Edward Fisher Brown Jr. He was known equally for his mannerliness, fine wardrobe, distinctive mustache and was known for championing writers. He had strong connections with publishers and agents.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1971
    Age 54
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The caper film The Sting (1973) starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford was a Zanuck/Brown "presentation". Thereafter, the pair were credited as producers or executive producers of more than a dozen films, including the courtroom drama The Verdict (1982), directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Paul Newman; the science-fiction Cocoon (1985), directed by Ron Howard; and the comedy-drama Driving Miss Daisy (1989), directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman. Driving Miss Daisy won four Academy Awards, including the Best Picture award. Without Zanuck, Brown went on to produce films including the drama Angela's Ashes (1999) and the romance Chocolat (2000).
  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 34
    In 1951, the producer Darryl F. Zanuck hired Brown to head the story department at Zanuck's studio, 20th Century-Fox.
    More Details Hide Details Brown eventually rose to become executive vice president of creative operations.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1916
    Born
    Born on July 28, 1916.
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