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Martin Ransohoff

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Occupation  Film producer
Name  Martin Ransohoff

Role  Television producer
Education  Colgate University
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Born  November 30, 1926 (age 89) (1926-11-30) New Orleans, Louisiana
Spouse  Nancy Hope Lundgren (m. 1951–1966), Joan Ransohoff
Nominations  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Movies  The Cincinnati Kid, The Sandpiper, Eye of the Devil, Don't Make Waves, The Americanization of Emily
Similar People  John Calley, Steve Shagan, Arthur Hiller, Richard Jessup, Philip H Lathrop

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Martin Ransohoff (born July 7, 1927) is a cinema and television producer, and member of the Ransohoff family.



Ransohoff was born on July 7, 1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from Colgate University in 1949 and is on a list of Distinguished Alumni. He is a cousin of neurosurgeon Joseph Ransohoff.

He founded the film production company Filmways, Inc. in 1952 and remained with the company until 1972. Filmways started making TV commercials, moved into documentaries then sitcoms; by 1963 Filmways were making $13 million a year. In 1972 he became an independent producer. MISTER ED and THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES brought Ransohoff his first successes in 1960 and 1962. Thereafter he turned his attention to films. Ransohoff went on to produce such films as American Pop.


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