Buddy Adler

Buddy Adler was a producer and actor American, born 22 June 1909 in New York City named E. Maurice Adler, and died on 12 July 1960 in Los Angeles (California). Before devoting to the cinema, Adler studied at Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, to devote himself to writing fiction short stories with destination to the publication in magazines.

Previous activities

Before devoting to the cinema, Adler studied at Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, to devote himself to writing fiction short stories with destination to the publication in magazines.

Film career
In 1936 he obtained a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) as author and screenwriter for a regular series of short items that were popular at that time. In 1940, he married actress Anita Louise Fremault. The outbreak of the Second World War he served with the U.S. Army Signal Corps, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Before the war he returned to MGM, now as producer, with a contract for one year, but later switched to the Columbia Pictures as producer from 1949 to 1953. There won an Academy Award for best film producer of the best film of the year by 1953, from here to eternity, directed by Fred Zinnemann.

He left Columbia Pictures to contract with 20th Century Fox, where in 1956 he succeeded as head of production of the producer Darryl f. Zanuck remaining there until his death in 1960. It was producer in 20th Century Fox of a large number of successful films, many of which still persist today. These films include Bus Stop (1956), A Hat full of rain (1957), South Pacific (1958), Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957), hand God left (1955), or the hostel of the sixth happiness (1958).
He and his wife died young, he 51 years of age by a lung cancer and his wife Louise at the age of 55.