FREDERICK WOODRUFF "TED" FIELD (born June 1, 1953 ) is an American media mogul, entrepreneur and film producer.
He is an heir to the Field family fortune. At $1.2 billion, Field is No. 236 on the Forbes list of the 400 richest people.
* 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Filmography (producer) * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
Field was born on June 1, 1953 in Chicago,
Cook County, Illinois ,
the son of
At a young age, Field's parents were divorced. Field's mother married
to Larry Fanning, who became his stepfather. Field, his sisters, his
mother and his stepfather moved to
Anchorage, Alaska . Field's mother
and Larry Fanning purchased the
Anchorage Daily News
Field's Interscope Racing started off entering
Danny Ongais in
Field also backed the construction in 1980 of an Interscope chassis
designed by Roman Slobodinskij for the
In 1982, Field founded
Interscope Communications , which produced
more than 50 major films. In 1984, Field was a leader of a group that
bought movie camera manufacturer
Field and Radar Pictures have faced legal action in recent years over allegations of fraudulent misconduct. In December 2016, Field and his company were ordered by a federal judge to assign profits from 11 films, including Sony ’s Jumanji , to producer Johnny Lin ’s Filmula Entertainment to satisfy a breach-of-contract judgment over the failed reboot of Trauma Records .
From 1984 to 1998, he owned a mansion formerly owned by Howard B. Keck located at 1244 Moraga Drive in the gated community of Moraga Estates in Bel Air, California . He currently resides in Beverly Hills , Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California .