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Richard D. Zanuck

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I had a tough time 12 years ago getting 'Driving Miss Daisy' off the ground. Today, it would be impossible.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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I think the executives at the studios today realize that it's easier and safer to go the - to some known territory which is a remake of a successful film. It's less chancy than taking a fresh idea.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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It wasn't easy once I started running 20th Century Fox. There were a lot of eyebrows raised, and it wasn't easy, that transition, because, you know, I had big shoes to fill and I was very young, 27.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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It would have been impossible to get 'The Verdict' off the ground without Paul Newman obviously, but today without any star, kind of a dramatic piece would be very tough.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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Star quality is one of the most difficult things to describe. It emanates from the person, and he may not even understand it himself. It's a quality that separates the star from the rest of us.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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'The Sound of Music' did more damage to the industry than any other picture. Everyone tried to copy it. We were the biggest offenders.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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These days, right now, these are the good old days. I've always approached it that way. That's why I'm still working. I'm not the guy who is ready to sit by the pool.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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These last few years, working with Tim Burton, it's been the best time I've ever had.

— Richard D. Zanuck

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Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990. [citation needed]




Academy Awards
1975: Nomination Best Picture: Jaws
1982: Nomination Best Picture: The Verdict
1989: Best Picture: Driving Miss Daisy
1990: Irving G. Life and career
Richard Darryl Zanuck was born in Los Angeles California to actress Virginia Fox and Darryl F.

Richard Darryl Zanuck (December 13 1934 – July 13 2012) was an American film producer.

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