George W. George (Producer) | Playbill

George W. George


George W. George was born on February 20, 1920, in New York. His father was Rube Goldberg, the illustrator famous for his drawings of ridiculously complicated machines designed to perform simple tasks. He began his career in film as a screenwriter, writing his first script "Bodyguard" with director Robert Altman. Other film scripts included "Thunder Bay," "Red Mountain" and "Peggy." He also wrote episodes for the television series "Bonanza," "My Friend Flicka," "Peter Gunn," "The Rifleman," "Wanted: Dead or Alive," and "Combat!" His film producing credits included the theatre-centered classic "My Dinner with Andre," featuring acclaimed theater director Andre Gregory and playwright-actor Wallace Shawn.

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  • Born: Feb 08, 1920 in New York, NY
  • Death: Nov 07, 2007 in New York, NY


Tony Award
1964 Producer of a Play Nominee

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