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Walter Wanger

Walter WangerAKA Walter Feuchtwanger

Born: 11-Jul-1894
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 18-Nov-1968
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Home of Peace Cemetery, Colma, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Joan of Arc

Wanger was convinced his wife Joan Bennett was cheating on him, and on 13 December 1951 outside of Marlon Brando's place he twice shot Jennings Lang (once in the testicles), an agent for MCA. For this he spent four months in prison. And it turns out that Bennett was cheating on him.

Wife: Justine Johnstone (silent film actress, m. Sep-1919, div. 1938)
Wife: Joan Bennett (actress, m. 12-Jan-1940, div. Sep-1965)
Daughter: Stephanie Guest (with Joan)

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President (1939-41 and 1941-45)
    Oscar (honorary) 1946 for six years as President of the Academy
    Oscar (honorary) 1949 for Joan of Arc (refused)
    Attempted Murder Jailed 4 months in 1951 for shooting Jennings Lang
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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