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David O. Selznick

David O. SelznickAKA David Selznick

Born: 10-May-1902
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Died: 22-Jun-1965
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Producer of A Star Is Born

Father: Lewis J. Selznick (silent film director, b. 2-May-1870, d. 25-Jan-1933)
Brother: Myron Selznick (film industry, b. 5-Oct-1898, d. 23-Mar-1944)
Wife: Irene Mayer Selznick (m. 29-Apr-1930, div. Jan-1949, dau. of Louis B. Mayer)
Son: Geoffrey Selznick (d. 1997, heart attack)
Son: Daniel Selznick (b. 18-May-1936)
Wife: Jennifer Jones (actress, m. 13-Jul-1949, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Mary Jennifer Selznick (d. suicide leapt from tall building)

    University: Columbia University (dropped out)

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1933-35)
    RKO Radio Pictures Head of Production (1931-33)
    Paramount Pictures (1928-31)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Assistant Story Editor (1926-28)
    Heart Attack multiple
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7000 Hollywood Blvd.
    Lithuanian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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