Fred Kohlmar

Search on Amazon


New York City, New York, USA
A former agent, Fred Kohlmar worked as an executive assistant to producer Samuel Goldwyn. He got into the production end of the business in the late 1930s, producing pictures mainly for 20th Century-Fox, Paramount and Columbia. Although he produced everything from dramas (Les Miserables (1952)) to westerns (Gunman's Walk (1958)) to musicals (Bye Bye Birdie (1963)) over his career, he was responsible for quite a few successful comedies (When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950), My Sister Eileen (1955), The Notorious Landlady (1962)). Read more...