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Samuel Goldwyn

1879 - 1974

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Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz; Yiddish: שמואל געלבפֿיש; August 27, 1882 (claimed but most likely July 1879) – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Polish-born American film producer. He was best known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood. He was awarded the 1973 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Irving G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Goldwyn has received more than 1,438,320 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Samuel Goldwyn is the 17th most popular producer (down from 16th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Poland (down from 345th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Producer.

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Among producers, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 17 out of 89Before him are Louis B. Mayer, Albert R. Broccoli, Joel Silver, Gene Roddenberry, Aaron Spelling, and William Fox. After him are Irving Thalberg, Toshio Suzuki, Branko Lustig, Claude Berri, Darryl F. Zanuck, and Raymond Chow.

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Among people born in 1879, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 62Before him are Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, William Fox, Ethel Barrymore, Agrippina Vaganova, Marius Jacob, and Henri Wallon. After him are Vladko Maček, Aleksandar Tsankov, Princess Marie Louise of Hanover, Kartini, Jacques Copeau, and Jacob Gade. Among people deceased in 1974, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 55Before him are André Jolivet, Farid al-Atrash, Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Jan Tschichold, Lajos Zilahy, and Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg. After him are Bill Finger, Vasily Shukshin, Otto Braun, Konstantin Melnikov, Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., and Pietro Germi.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 361 out of 1,454Before him are Andreas Gryphius (1616), Roman Ingarden (1893), Daniel Olbrychski (1945), Tadeusz Kantor (1915), Ivan Vyhovsky (1608), and Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699). After him are Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Joachim Kroll (1933), Mateusz Morawiecki (1968), Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885), Hermann von Eichhorn (1848), and Lestek (870).

Among PRODUCERS In Poland

Among producers born in Poland, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 1After him are Sam Spiegel (1901).