Saul Zaentz

1921 - 2014

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Saul Zaentz (; February 28, 1921 – January 3, 2014) was an American film producer and record company executive. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture three times and, in 1996, was awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. Zaentz's film production career, primarily financed by the profits from Creedence Clearwater Revival, was marked by a dedication to the adaptation of the novel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saul Zaentz has received more than 528,744 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Saul Zaentz is the 35th most popular producer (up from 36th in 2019), the 4,925th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,922nd in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Saul Zaentz ranks 35 out of 89Before him are Stephen J. Cannell, Erich Pommer, Michael G. Wilson, Andrew G. Vajna, Robert Evans, and Harry Saltzman. After him are Hal B. Wallis, Shonda Rhimes, David Heyman, Mike Todd, Jesse L. Lasky, and Richard D. Zanuck.

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Among people born in 1921, Saul Zaentz ranks 230Before him are John Agar, Jacques Martin, Ben Bradlee, Simin Daneshvar, Cuthbert Sebastian, and Viktor Chukarin. After him are Rodney Dangerfield, Manny Ayulo, James Blish, Ken Adam, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, and Frédéric Dard. Among people deceased in 2014, Saul Zaentz ranks 205Before him are Lilli Carati, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Atef Ebeid, Antoine Duhamel, Frans van der Lugt, and Richard N. Frye. After him are Yuri Lyubimov, Maria Lassnig, Gustavo Cerati, Said Akl, Harun Farocki, and Wubbo Ockels.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Saul Zaentz ranks 4,925 out of 15,968Before him are Betsy Palmer (1926), Arthur Blake (1872), Matisyahu (1979), Katherine Anne Porter (1890), Richard N. Frye (1920), and Ben McKenzie (1978). After him are Mercedes Ruehl (1948), Betsy Blair (1923), J. E. B. Stuart (1833), Roy Haynes (1925), Michael Shannon (1974), and Patti LaBelle (1944).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Saul Zaentz ranks 20Before him are Fred Quimby (1886), Don Simpson (1943), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Stephen J. Cannell (1941), Michael G. Wilson (1942), and Robert Evans (1930). After him are Hal B. Wallis (1898), Shonda Rhimes (1970), Mike Todd (1909), Jesse L. Lasky (1880), Richard D. Zanuck (1934), and Jerry Weintraub (1937).