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Maurice Adler
Born E. Maurice Adler
June 22, 1909(1909-06-22)
New York City
Died July 22, 1960 (aged 51)
Los Angeles, California
Years active 1939-1959
Spouse(s) Anita Louise (1940-1960)

E. Maurice "Buddy" Adler (June 22, 1909 – July 22, 1960) was an Academy Award-winning American film producer and a former production head for 20th Century Fox studios.

Born in New York City, New York, he married in 1940 actress Anita Louise Fremault (1915-1970) with whom he had two children.

In 1954, his production of From Here to Eternity won the Academy Award for Best Picture and in 1956, his Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing was nominated for best picture. Adler is also remembered for producing the 1956 film Bus Stop, starring Marilyn Monroe.

Adler was the recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1957. The following year he received the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures.

Buddy Adler died of lung cancer at the age of fifty-one in Los Angeles and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. His wife, who co-starred with Johnny Washbrook, Gene Evans, and Frank Ferguson in My Friend Flicka, Fox's first filmed series, died ten years later.


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