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Dean Zanuck (grandson) Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era.
Darryl F. Zanuck, Producer: All About Eve. One of the kingpins of Hollywood's studio system, Zanuck was the offspring of the ill-fated marriage of the alcoholic night clerk in Wahoo, Nebraska's only hotel and the hotel owner's daughter. Both parents had abandoned him by the time he was 13. At 15, he joined the U.S. Army, and he fought in Belgium in World War I. Mustered out, he kept ...
- Darryl F. Zanuck
Darryl F. Zanuck was undoubtedly one of the most remarkable men ever to become a Hollywood mogul. He rose through the ranks of the studio hierarchy on sheer will, overcoming every obstacle that confronted him.
- Darryl Francis Zanuck
- 5' 6" (1.68 m)
- September 5, 1902 in Wahoo, Nebraska, USA
Darryl F. Zanuck One of the kingpins of Hollywood's studio system, Zanuck was the offspring of the ill-fated marriage of the alcoholic night clerk in Wahoo, Nebraska's only hotel and the hotel owner's daughter.
Sep 01, 2021 · Darryl F. Zanuck, Hollywood producer and movie executive for more than 40 years and an innovator of many trends in film. Abandoned by his parents at age 13, Zanuck joined the U.S. Army and fought in Belgium during World War I. He worked as a steelworker, garment factory foreman, and a professional
Unfairly remembered as a vulgar, cigar-chomping mogul, producer Darryl F. Zanuck (1902-79) gets his due in this perceptive biography. Film historian George F. Custen analyzes Zanuck's role in shaping gritty, urban-oriented movies such as The Public Enemy that made Warner Brothers' reputation in the 1920s and '30s.
- George Frederick Custen