Alan Gavin Ladd Jr. (born October 22, 1937) is an American film industry executive and producer. He is the son of actor Alan Ladd and Ladd's first wife Marjorie Jane (née Harrold), whom Ladd had met in high school. He started in films as an agent in 1963.
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Alan Ladd, Jr., is a film executive and producer and founder of the Ladd Company. Actress Alana Ladd, who co-starred with her father in Guns of the Timberland and Duel of Champions , was married to the veteran talk radio broadcaster Michael Jackson .
On April 18, 1984, Alan Ladd Jr. and Warner Bros. parted ways, even though the former still had three years left on the studio's contract. From that point on, "the Ladd Company [would] become a non-exclusive production organization."
Alan Ladd Jr. is one of the industry's most respected executives. He started in the movies as an agent in 1963. In 1969, Ladd moved to London to produce, making nine films. He returned to the States in '73 to become Head of Creative Affairs at Fox.
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There are no legitimate sources that show Alan Ladd to have been anything but straight. That Wikipedia would allow this sort of gossip to be included in a biography is far more damning to their credibility than to Mr. Ladd's sexuality. (edit by 188.8.131.52, 6 March 2013) Alan Ladd was a homosexual. He had a long affair with Rory Calhoun.
Mini Bio (1) Alan Walbridge Ladd was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the only child of Ina Raleigh (aka Selina Rowley) and Alan Ladd, a freelance accountant. His mother was English, from County Durham, and his paternal grandparents were Canadian. His father died when he was four.
Popular actor who played the title role in the 1953 western movie, Shane. His portrayal of Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby earned him additional acclaim. He was married to his second wife, Sue Carol, from 1942 to 1964. His son, Alan Ladd Jr., became a producer and the founder of The Ladd Company.
Alan Walbridge Ladd Jr is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".
Alan Ladd Jr. Wiki Biography Alan Walbridge Ladd Jr. was born on the 22nd October 1937, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is a movie producer as well as a studio executive.
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