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Producer, Carl Foreman, was born on Jul 23, 1914 in Chicago, IL. Foreman died at the age of 69 on Jun 26, 1984 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles .



Although Foreman was nominated for five Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best WritingChampion (1949)N/ANominated
1950Best WritingThe Men (1950)N/ANominated
1952Best WritingHigh Noon (1952)N/ANominated
1961Best WritingThe Guns of Navarone (1961)N/ANominated
1972Best WritingYoung Winston (1972)N/ANominated

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As preparation for The Men (1950), Foreman and director Fred Zinnemann spent a month in a veteran's hospital researching, while star Marlon Brando lived, for a time, in its paraplegic unit.

Daughter Amanda Foreman is one of two children born to Foreman and his second wife Estelle in the U.K., when the writer fled there in the wake of the McCarthy attacks in the U.S. Amanda is the author of "Georgianna: Duchess of Devonshire", a best-selling biography of an ancestor of Princess Diana, which was adapted into the Oscar-winning The Duchess (2008). Her second book is 2011's epic non-fiction study, "A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War".

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 290-292. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.

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