Thalberg, Irving

   American flim producer. Born in Brooklyn, he became assistant manager of an export company. Later he became secretary to Carl Laemmle, founder of Universal Pictures and went to California. He subsequentiy became production chief for Louis B. Mayer and supervised production at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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  • Thalberg, Irving — ▪ American motion picture executive in full  Irving Grant Thalberg  born May 30, 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died September 14, 1936, Santa Monica, Calif.       American film executive called the “boy wonder of Hollywood” who, as the production… …   Universalium

  • THALBERG, IRVING GRANT — (1899–1936), U.S. film producer and executive. Born in New York, Thalberg joined Universal Pictures soon after leaving high school and was the studio s general manager at 24, when he produced The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923). A year later he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Thalberg, Irving G(rant) — born May 30, 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died Sept. 14, 1936, Santa Monica, Calif. U.S. film executive. He suffered from health problems at a young age, and fearing his life would not be a long one, he threw himself into his career, joining… …   Universalium

  • Thalberg, Irving G(rant) — (30 may. 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–14 sep. 1936, Santa Mónica, Cal.). Ejecutivo cinematográfico estadounidense. De niño sufrió problemas de salud, y temiendo una corta vida finalizó su educación secundaria y se entregó por completo a trabajar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Thalberg, Irving Grant — (1899–1936)    US film producer. The production chief for Metro Goldwyn Mayer, New York born Thalberg was responsible for a number of celebrated films, including Ben Hur (1926), The Barretts of Wim pole Street (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Thalberg,Irving Grant — Thal·berg (thôlʹbŭrg , thŏlʹ ), Irving Grant. 1899 1936. American film producer. By age 25 he had become vice president of Metro Goldwyn Mayer, where he supervised production for such classic films as The Big Parade (1925) and Mutiny on the… …   Universalium

  • Irving Thalberg — en 1929 Nombre real Irving Grant Thalberg Nacimiento 30 de mayo de 1899 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thalberg — is a surname of Germanic origin; it can be literally translated as town [in the] valley :* Sigismond Thalberg * Irving Grant Thalberg * Irving Thalberg Jr. * The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award …   Wikipedia

  • Thalberg — bezeichnet Personen: Sigismund Thalberg (1812 1871), österreichischer Pianist und Komponist Irving Thalberg (1899 1936), US amerikanischer Filmproduzent Orte: Thalberg (Altentreptow), Ortsteil der Stadt Altentreptow, Landkreis Mecklenburgische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irving Thalberg — [Irving Thalberg] (1899–1936) a US ↑businessman who became head of film production at ↑Universal Pictures at the age of 20 and then at ↑MGM when he was 25. He was known as the ‘boy wonder’. He produced such films as ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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