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Producer of A Star Is Born, Gone with the Wind, and several Alfred Hitchcock films.
He studied at Columbia University and helped his father in the distribution of silent movies.
He won Academy Awards for Gone with the Wind from 1939 and Rebecca from 1940. He also received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1939.
He married Irene Mayer Selznick on April 29, 1930, and later married Jennifer Jones on July 12, 1949.
He also produced The Third Man from 1949, which starred Orson Welles.
How did David O. Selznick die?
David O. Selznick's death was caused by Heart Attack.Selznick died on June 22, 1965 at age 63 following several heart attacks, and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. There he joined his older brother Myron Selznick (who had died in 1944) in the family crypt.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||63 years|
|Death date||June 22, 1965|
|Place of death||Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
It’s all right; it’s not so much fun any more.David O. Selznick
Even this vein of writing is so foreign to me that I am amazed.David O. Selznick
If and when we get married, only a completely opposite system will prevail.David O. Selznick
If you sit down with me, I guarantee I will accept any terms you offer for a contract.David O. Selznick
This dame keeps dragging me into the bushes. Keep your eye open, you may have to rescue me.David O. Selznick