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Michael Ovitz

Business, Film/TV Producer (born 14-Dec-1946)


Stephen Singular. Power to Burn: Michael Ovitz and the New Business of Show Business. Secaucus, NJ: Birch Lane Press. 1996. 224pp.

Robert Slater. Ovitz: The Inside Story of Hollywood's Most Controversial Power Broker. McGraw Hill. 1997. 360pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1078)

  6. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.656)

  7. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.96)

  8. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, p.1209)

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