Dean Zanuck

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Dean Zanuck
Zanuck promoting The Zero Theorem, July 18, 2013 Cropped.jpg
Zanuck in 2013
Born
Dean Francis Zanuck

(1972-08-11) August 11, 1972 (age 48)
NationalityAmerican
Education Harvard-Westlake School
Alma mater University of Colorado Boulder
OccupationMotion picture production executive and producer
Years active1995–present
Notable work
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Road to Perdition , Get Low
Spouse(s)
Marisa Zanuck
(m. 2002;sep. 2016)
Children2
Parent(s) Richard D. Zanuck (father)
Linda Melson Harrison (mother)
Relatives Darryl F. Zanuck (grandfather)
Virginia Fox (grandmother)
Website www.zanuckco.com

Dean Francis Zanuck (born August 11, 1972) is an American production executive and film producer.

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Biography

Early life

He was born on August 11, 1972 in Los Angeles. [1] [2] [3] His father was Richard D. Zanuck (1934–2012), a film producer, and his mother, Linda Melson Harrison, an actress. [2] His paternal grandfather was Darryl F. Zanuck, film producer and 20th Century Fox co-founder; his paternal grandmother was silent actress Virginia Fox (1902–1982), Darryl Zanuck's wife for fifty-five years. [2]

Career

Zanuck has been an executive at The Zanuck Company for twenty years[ when? ]. [2] During his tenure, he expanded the company, adding two new divisions: Zanuck Independent, for the development and production of independent movies, and Zanuck Family Entertainment, dedicated to the development and production of family films and multi-platform content. [2]

Personal life

In 2002 Zanuck married Marisa, a real estate agent who was featured on the reality TV series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in its third season, which aired in 2013. [2] [4] The Zanucks lived together in Beverly Hills, California, [4] until their divorce in February 2016. [5] They have one son, Jack, and a daughter, Darryl. [4]

Filmography

He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.

Film

YearFilmCreditNotesRef.
2002 Road to Perdition Producer
[1]
Reign of Fire Co-producer
[1]
2009 Get Low Producer
[1]
2010TontineDirect-to-video
[1]
2013 The Zero Theorem Producer
[1]
2017 Voice from the Stone Producer
TBANamibiaAnnounced
The Man Who Saved ParisAnnounced
Miscellaneous crew
YearFilmNotesRef.
1995 Apollo 13 Office production assistant
Wild Bill Production assistant
1996 Mulholland Falls Production office assistant
1998 Deep Impact Production executive
[1]
1999 True Crime Production executive
2000 Rules of Engagement Production executive
2001 Planet of the Apes Production executive
[1]
2003 Big Fish Production executive
[1]
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Production executive
[1]
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Production executive
[1]
2008 Yes Man Production executive
[1]
2010 Alice in Wonderland Production executive
[1]
2012 Dark Shadows Production executive
[1]
Thanks
YearFilmNotes
2010 The Lost Tribe Very special thanks

Television

YearTitleCreditNotesRef.
2004Dead LawyersExecutive producerTelevision film
[1]

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Harry Haun, The Grandson also rises: Dean Zanuck takes an indie path with Robert Duvall starrer 'Get Low' Archived December 10, 2013, at the Wayback Machine , Film Journal International , July 19, 2010
  3. Irene Lacher, The Sunday Conversation: Dean Zanuck, Los Angeles Times , July 25, 2010
  4. 1 2 3 "Bravo TV: Marisa Zanuck". Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  5. Real, Evan (March 14, 2016). "Marisa Zanuck, Former 'RHOBH' Star, Files for Divorce From Husband Dean". Us Weekly .