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Born: November 28, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Producer ...
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1967:
Formed own production company, Lawrence Turman, Inc.; first feature "The Flim-Flam Man"
1994:
Produced Meryl Streep action film, "The River Wild"
1975:
With David Foster, formed Turman-Foster Company (date approximate)
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Began showbiz career as a talent agent with the Kurt Frings Agency
1973:
Executive produced first TV-movie, "She Lives" (ABC)
1991:
Founded TFG film and TV production company with David Foster and independent producer Emese Green
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Was executive producer of TV series "Get Christie Love" (ABC)
1996:
With John Morrissey, formed Turman/Morrissey Company; briefly took over Rastar Productions
1960:
With Stuart Millar, formed Millar-Turman Productions
1971:
Film directing debut, "The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker"; also produced
1964:
Last film with Stuart Millar, "The Best Man"
1991:
Named director of the Peter Stark Motion Picture Producing Program at USC
1986:
Produced comedy hit, "Short Circuit"
1961:
Produced first film, "The Young Doctors"
1967:
Was co-producer of "The Graduate"; earned Best Picture Oscar nomination
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Worked in father's texile business for five years
1983:
Directed second feature "Second Thoughts"; also scripted
1996:
Returned to TV-movies with small screen remake of "Pretty Poison" (Fox)

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