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E. Maurice "Buddy" Adler (June 22, 1906 – July 12, 1960) was an American film producer and a former production head for 20th Century Fox studios.

Born in New York City, New York, he married actress Anita Louise Fremault (1915–1970) in 1940. They had two children together.

In 1954, his production of From Here to Eternity won the Academy Award for Best Picture and in 1956, his Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing was nominated for best picture. Adler also produced the 1956 film Bus Stop, starring Marilyn Monroe.

Awards

He was the recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1957. The following year he received the Cecil B. DeMille Award">Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures.

Death

Buddy Adler died of lung cancer, aged 54, in Los Angeles and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. His widow, who was buried there as well, died ten years later.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2. McFarland & Company (2016) ISBN 0786479922

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