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Samuel Goldwyn

1879 - 1974

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Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz; Yiddish: שמואל געלבפֿיש‎; August 27, 1882 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Polish-American film producer. He was best known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood. His awards include 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 1,028,040 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Samuel Goldwyn is the 16th most popular producer (down from 13th in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Poland (down from 318th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Producer.

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  • 38

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Among PRODUCERS

Among producers, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 16 out of 89Before him are David O. Selznick, Gene Roddenberry, René Angélil, Louis B. Mayer, Albert R. Broccoli, and Branko Lustig. After him are Joel Silver, Toshio Suzuki, Claude Berri, Darryl F. Zanuck, William Fox, and Raymond Chow.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1879, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 61Before him are Alla Nazimova, Adolf Strauss, Max Schreck, Vladko Maček, Kartini, and Henri Wallon. After him are Ethel Barrymore, Jacques Copeau, Hans Hahn, Johan Nygaardsvold, Margaret Sanger, and Oskar Barnack. Among people deceased in 1974, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 53Before him are Jan Tschichold, Anatole Litvak, Bill Finger, Konstantin Melnikov, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Gino Cervi. After him are Agnes Moorehead, Pietro Germi, Franz Jonas, Marcel Achard, Vasily Shukshin, and Jean Daniélou.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 345 out of 1,231Before him are Siemomysł (922), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Jerzy Popiełuszko (1947), Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1755), Jan Długosz (1415), and Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930). After him are Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz (1893), Mieszko III the Old (1126), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Artur Schnabel (1882), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), and Myechyslaw Hryb (1938).

Among PRODUCERS In Poland

Among producers born in Poland, Samuel Goldwyn ranks 1