|Also Known As:
Peter Benton Bart
|Born: || July 24, 1932
||Cause of Death: ||
|| Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA
executive, journalist, screenwriter, producer, author, copyboy (at The New York Times)
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Appeared on screen in "Burn, Hollywood, Burn"
Executive produced "Revenge of the Nerds"; reportedly concocted the original idea and story treatment with youngest daughter
Hired to be Evans' second-in-command at Paramount
Produced "Islands in the Stream" and "Fun with Dick and Jane"
Produced the sequel "Revenge of the Nerds II"
Published the novel, <i>Boffo! : How I Learned to Love the Blockbuster and Fear the Bomb</i>
Appointed president of Lorimar Films
Co-authored <i>Shoot out: Surviving the Fame and (Mis)Fortune of Hollywood</i> with with Peter Guber
Left Paramount to form an independent production company
Scripted first film, "Making It"
Served as senior vice president of MGM/UA
Co-hosts the weekly AMC television program, "Shootout (formerly Sunday Morning Shootout)" with film producer Peter Guber
Executive produced the HBO documentary "Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters"
Hired a staff reporter for <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>
Joined <i>Variety</i> as vice president and editor-in-chief; presiding over the <i>Daily Variety</i>, <i>Weekly Variety</i> and Variety.com
Wrote profile of actor turned producer Robert Evans just before Evans was appointed as vice president at Paramount
Hired to work in advertising and media for <i>The New York Times</i>; named a national correspondent in 1964
Published first book, <i>Fade Out: The Calamitous Final Days of MGM</i>
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London School of Economics:
New York, New York
Dorothy Bart. Psychologist. Met in 1958; married in 1961; mother of Bart's daughters; divorced in the early 1980s.
Moses Bart. Arrived in USA from Austria in 1913 at age 57; Jewish.
Max S Bart. Teacher.
Clara Bart. Teacher. Born in Austria; emigrated to USA in 1914; Jewish.
Colby Bart. Born in 1962.
Dilys Bart. Born in April 1966.
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"Fade Out: The Calamitous Final Days of MGM"
"The Gross: The Hits, the Flops--the Summer That Ate Hollywood"
St. Martin's Press
"Who Killed Hollywood? : ...and Put the Tarnish on Tinseltown"