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