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In 1989, Richard made among his finest work, that has been labeled “Driving Miss Daisy”. The film became a winner of an Academy Award in the class of the Best Picture. Richard Zanuck additionally helped other film producers to begin their professions, including Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton. Richard Zanuck was born in 1934 in La. His dad worked as a head of generation of the famous firm in theater business, 20yh Century-Fox. This place also started to add more monetary success to him, which likewise added to the entire amount of Richard Zanuck net worth.

Richard Zanuck Net Worth $80 Million Dollars

Nevertheless, his services in this business failed to prove to be as successful as it was anticipated and he was fired by his dad. So, Richard Zanuck joined a crew of Warner Bros. firm, where he began working as Executive Vice President. This standing additionally added to the total number of Richard Zanuck net worth.

When Richard Zanuck became a pupil at Stanford University, he also started his career in film industry. His first occupation was working in his dad’s business, where Richard Zanuck was employed as part of narrative section. In 1959, Richard Zanuck collaborated into producing a film called “Compulsion”.

The corporation is owned by the Universal Pictures. The business of the pair was understood in creating the first works of Steven Spielberg, like “Jaws” and “The Sugarland Express”. In the latter film, Steven Spielberg debuted as a director. Afterwards, the firm made more popular films, which became enormous box offices, at the same time, including “Driving Miss Daisy” and “Cocoon”. Consequently, the firm also raised their popularity and net worth, for example, entire sum of Richard Zanuck net worth.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 13, 1934, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death date: July 13, 2012, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height:1.75 m
Profession:Film producer
Education:Stanford University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Lili Fini Zanuck (m. 1978–2012), Linda Harrison (m. 1969–1978), Lili Gentle (m. 1958–1968)
Children:Dean Zanuck, Harrison Zanuck, Janet Beverly Zanuck Davidson, Virginia Lorraine Zanuck, Laura Gentle
Parents:Virginia Fox, Darryl F. Zanuck
Siblings:Darrylin Zanuck DePineda, Susan Zanuck
Awards:Primetime Emmy Award - Outstanding Television Movie (2015), Golden Globe Award - Best Film (2011), Saturn Award - Best Horror Film (2007), Lifetime Achievement Award (2004), Academy Award for Best Picture, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (1990), Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (1991), Producers Guild of America Award (1993), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie (2015)
Nominations:BAFTA Award for Best Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, BAFTA Children's Award for Best Feature Film
Movies:"Driving Miss Daisy" (1989), “Dark Shadows” (2012), “Maleficent”, "Camerimage" (2009), “Planet of the Apes” (2001), “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005), "Alice in Wonderland" (2010), “Jaws”, “The Sugarland Express”, “Cocoon”, “Driving Miss Daisy”
TV shows:Backstory
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Ironically, both Richard D. Zanuck and his father Darryl F. Zanuck died at the age of 77 (in 2012 and 1979, respectively).
2The commercial and critical failure of the expensively-produced musical extravaganzas, Doctor Dolittle (1967) and Star! (1968), led to him being ousted as head of production at 20th Century Fox in 1970.
3Had his greatest successes as head of his own production company, in association with David Brown, turning out mega hits like The Sting (1973) and Jaws (1975).
4Between 2001 and 2012, he collaborated on six films with director Tim Burton, beginning with the remake of Planet of the Apes (2001) and ending with Dark Shadows (2012).
5In 1965 met producing partner David Brown during a stint at FOX.
6Accompanied his father to the studio from an early age and assisted in reviewing rough cuts for studio executives.
7Brother of Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda.
8Tribute in the Memory of Film section at the Flanders International Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium. [2001]
9Father, with Linda Harrison, of sons Harrison Zanuck and Dean Zanuck.
10Son of Hollywood producer Darryl F. Zanuck and actress Virginia Fox.


Quotes

#Quote
1The Sound of Music (1965) did more damage to the industry than any other picture. Everyone tried to copy it. We were the biggest offenders.
2This is a business where you make decisions using your gut.
3[about his father, studio boss Darryl F. Zanuck, being fired from his job] It was hard to see my father go through that. I recovered from being fired, I don't think he ever did.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Television MovieBessie (2015)· Lili Fini Zanuck (executive producer)
· Queen Latifah (executive producer)
· Shakim Compere (executive producer)
· Shelby Stone (executive producer)
· Randi Michel (executive producer)
· Ron Schmidt (producer)
2009Special AwardCamerimageProducer with Unique Visual Sensitivity
2004Lifetime Achievement AwardPalm Springs International Film FestivalFor producing.
2001ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USAProducer of the Year· David Brown
1998Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Producing
1993Lifetime Achievement Award in Motion PicturesPGA Awards
1991Irving G. Thalberg Memorial AwardAcademy Awards, USA
1990OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureDriving Miss Daisy (1989)· Lili Fini Zanuck
1990PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesDriving Miss Daisy (1989)· Lili Fini Zanuck
1976Showmanship AwardPublicists Guild of AmericaMotion Picture· David Brown
1968Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 11 December 1968. At 6915 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsMotion PictureSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)· John Logan
· Laurie MacDonald
· Walter F. Parkes
2005BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Feature FilmCharlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)· Tim Burton
2004BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest FilmBig Fish (2003)· Bruce Cohen
· Dan Jinks
2003PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesRoad to Perdition (2002)· Dean Zanuck
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy SpecialThe 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000)· Lili Fini Zanuck
· Michael B. Seligman (executive producer)
1999OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror PictureDeep Impact (1998)· David Brown
1991BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest FilmDriving Miss Daisy (1989)· Lili Fini Zanuck
· Bruce Beresford
1983OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureThe Verdict (1982)· David Brown
1976OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureJaws (1975)· David Brown

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1990Wise Owl AwardRetirement Research Foundation, USATelevision and Theatrical Film FictionDriving Miss Daisy (1989)· David Brown (executive)
· Lili Fini Zanuck


Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hidden2015/Iproducer - uncredited
Bessie2015TV Movie executive producer
Dark Shadows2012producer
Clash of the Titans2010executive producer
Alice in Wonderland2010/Iproducer
Yes Man2008producer
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2007producer
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory2005producer
Dead Lawyers2004TV Movie executive producer
Big Fish2003producer
Road to Perdition2002producer
Reign of Fire2002producer
Planet of the Apes2001producer
Rules of Engagement2000producer
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards2000TV Special producer
True Crime1999producer
Deep Impact1998producer
Chain Reaction1996executive producer
Mulholland Falls1996producer
Wild Bill1995producer
Clean Slate1994producer
Rich in Love1992producer
Driving Miss Daisy1992TV Movie executive producer
Rush1991producer
Driving Miss Daisy1989producer
Cocoon: The Return1988producer
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Target1985producer
Cocoon1985producer
The Verdict1982producer
Neighbors1981producer
The Island1980producer
Jaws 21978producer
MacArthur1977executive producer - as a Richard D.Zanuck David Brown production
Jaws1975producer
The Eiger Sanction1975executive producer
The Girl from Petrovka1974producer
The Black Windmill1974executive producer
The Sugarland Express1974producer
Willie Dynamite1974producer
The Sting1973executive producer - uncredited
Sssssss1973executive producer
The Sound of Music1965executive producer - uncredited
The Chapman Report1962producer
Sanctuary1961producer
Compulsion1959producer
DecalogueTV Mini-Series executive producer - 10 episodes announced

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tora! Tora! Tora!1970executive in charge of production - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1995TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon1994Video documentary sincere appreciation
Escobar: Paradise Lost2014in loving memory of
The Grand Budapest Hotel2014special thanks: our old friends
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck2013Documentary special thanks
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
Hotel Chevalier2007Short special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Expresso2007Short special thanks
Girl 272007Documentary thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star2003Video documentary short very special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Miss Daisy's Journey: From Stage to Screen2003Video documentary short very special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H'2002Video documentary short special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'2001TV Movie documentary special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Behind the Rules of Engagement2000Video documentary short special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
Patton: A Tribute to Franklin J. Schaffner1997Video documentary special thanks - as Richard Zanuck
The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws'1995Video documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck2013DocumentaryHimself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Producer / Himself / Himself - Interviewee
Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman2010TV SeriesHimself
Jaws: The Inside Story2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1995-2010TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Producer, Driving Miss Daisy / Himself - Producer / ...
American Masters2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Broadway Beat2008TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2001-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
A Tribute to Peter Bart: Newhouse Mirror Award2007ShortHimself
The Making of 'The Sand Pebbles'2007VideoHimself
Milestones in Cinema History: The Verdict2007Video documentary shortHimself
The Shark Is Still Working2007DocumentaryHimself
Darryl F. Zanuck: A Dream Fulfilled2006Video documentary short
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters2006DocumentaryHimself
All of What Follows Is True: The Making of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Who Needs Sleep?2006Documentary as Richard Zanuck
Shootout2005TV SeriesHimself
The 100 Greatest War Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Richard D Zanuck)
The Last Mogul2005TV Special documentaryHimself
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate2005Video documentary shortHimself
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors2005Video documentary shortHimself
Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star2003Video documentary shortHimself - Producer (as Richard)
Miss Daisy's Journey: From Stage to Screen2003Video documentary shortHimself - Producer (as Richard)
Filming 'Rush'2002Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Road to Perdition'2002TV Short documentaryHimself (as Richard Zanuck)
E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H'2002Video documentary shortHimself (as Richard Zanuck)
Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'2001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Producer (as Richard Zanuck)
History vs. Hollywood2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Backstory2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Producer / Himself - Former Fox Studio Executive
The Making of 'Planet of the Apes'2001TV Short documentaryHimself - Producer
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet2001TV Short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
John Williams: The Music of 'Jaws 2'2001Video short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Making of 'Jaws 2'2001Video documentaryHimself
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Richard Zanuck)
The Poughkeepsie Shuffle: Tracing 'The French Connection'2000TV Movie documentaryHimself - Former Head of Production, Fox (as Richard Zanuck)
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Behind the Rules of Engagement2000Video documentary shortHimself
Behind the Planet of the Apes1998TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Richard Zanuck)
The Directors1997TV Series documentaryHimself
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Patton: A Tribute to Franklin J. Schaffner1997Video documentaryHimself - Fox Production President on 'Patton' (as Richard Zanuck)
The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws'1995Video documentaryHimself
The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon1994Video documentaryHimself, 20th Century Fox Production head (1962-1970)
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros.1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
The American Ireland Fund Annual Tribute a Salute to Gene Kelly1990TV MovieHimself
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Picture
Talking Pictures1988TV Series documentaryHimself
The 55th Annual Academy Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Picture
The Making of 'The Verdict'1982Video documentary shortHimself - Producer
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Producer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Producer (In Memoriam)
The EE British Academy Film Awards2013TV SpecialMemorial Tribute

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