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Producer, Ross Hunter, was born Martin Fuss on May 6, 1920 in Cleveland, OH. Hunter died at the age of 75 on Mar 10, 1996 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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Was the recipient of the 1959 Golden Laurel Award for his motion picture Imitation of Life (1959) starring Lana Turner. In addition to this Best Dramatic Award presented in the name of the Film Buyers of the Motion Picture Industry, he also came in at ninth place for the Top Producer Golden Laurel. It was his first appearance in the Laurel Awards. He would be nominated for the Top Producer Golden Laurel each year from 1959 to 1968, in 1970 and 1971, finally winning the award in 1968.

When actor Martin Fuss went to Hollywood in 1944, it was Columbia Pictures' casting director Maxwell Arnow who suggested he change his name to Ross Hunter. After 8 years of acting, Hunter turned his hand to producing movies.

Was a life partner of producer/set decorator Jacques Mapes. They were together for over 40 years - one of the longest Hollywood relationships! Ross and Jacque produced films together including Rosie! (1967) and Airport (1970).

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