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Richard Donner Born: 04/24/1930
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA

Born on April 24, 1930 in The Bronx, NY, Donner was raised in nearby Mount Vernon by his father, Fred, a furniture manufacturing businessman, and his mother, Hattie. After attending Parker Junior College, he moved on to New York University, where he studied business before making the switch to theater. He began his acting career soon after, appearing in off-Broadway productions and on various television projects. His life changed, however, after working on director Martin Ritt's television adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's "Of Human Bondage" (1951). Ritt told Donner that though he had trouble taking direction, he had a talent for giving it. So the director hired the young actor a...

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