Legendary producer, Adolph Zukor, was born on Jan 7, 1873 in Ricse, Austria-Hungary. [now in Hungary]. Zukor died at the age of 103 on Jun 10, 1976 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Temple Israel Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY.
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Adolph Zukor's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #101 on Jan 5, 1953. Zukor was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Award in 1948 as a man who has been called the father of the feature film in America, for his services to the industry over a period of forty years .