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Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is a successful Hollywood film producer. July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... ...


Silver grew up in South Orange, New Jersey. He attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey where he is credited as helping invent the sport of Ultimate Frisbee (now known as just "Ultimate"). [1] In 1970, he entered Lafayette College, where he formed the first collegiate Ultimate team. He finished his undergraduate studies at the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Map of South Orange Village in Essex County South Orange is a Village in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Columbia High School is a four-year comprehensive regional public high school located at 17 Parker Avenue in Maplewood, New Jersey, that serves students in grades nine through twelve within the South Orange-Maplewood School District, which includes Maplewood and South Orange. ... Map of Maplewood Township in Essex County Maplewood is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Ultimate is a competitive non-contact team sport played with a flying disc. ... Lafayette College, located in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, is an independent, undergraduate, coeducational, residential institution. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... Tisch School of the Arts (known more commonly as Tisch or TSOA) is one of the 15 schools that make up New York University (NYU). ...


He earned his first screen credit as the associate producer on The Warriors (1979). This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: senseless senseless If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ...


He appears on-screen at the beginning of Who Framed Roger Rabbit as the director of the animated short "Something's Cookin'". Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 film produced by Amblin Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company (on its Touchstone Pictures banner), combining animation and live action. ...


On July 10, 1999, Silver married his production assistant Karyn Fields. July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Production assistant is a movie term for a person responsible for various odd jobs, such as stopping traffic, acting as couriers, getting items from craft service, etc. ...


He currently runs two production companies, Silver Pictures and Dark Castle Entertainment. Silver Pictures is a movie production company founded by Hollywood producer Joel Silver In 1987. ... Dark Castle Entertainment is a division of Warner Bros. ...

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He is one of the world's foremost experts on Frank Lloyd Wright, and owns several houses he designed. In 1984 he bought the Storer House in western Hollywood and made considerable investments to restore it to the original condition. The Storer House's squarish relief ornament then became the company logo of Silver Pictures. In 1986 he purchased the long-neglected C. Leigh Stevens Auldbrass Plantation, in Yemassee, South Carolina, which "catapulted him into joyous rounds of restoration and building". However he once said: “I buy art - I don't make it.” Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867—April 9, 1959) was one of the most prominent and influential architects during the first half of the 20th century. ... Auldbrass Living Room Auldbrass Plantation or Auldbrass is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, near the town of Yemassee. ...


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  1. ^ http://www.lafayette.edu/news.php/view/167

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IGN: Comic-Con 2005: IGN Interviews Joel Silver (694 words)
Silver is re-teaming with the Wachowskis to produce V for Vendetta, based on Alan Moore & David Lloyd's tale of a fascist England on the brink of humanity's end (and he's also the executive producer of UPN's Veronica Mars, to boot).
JOEL SILVER: Well, whenever I'm asked that, I answer metaphorically.
SILVER: I always felt that a lot of the films I did with Donner weren't as good as they could have been, because he was not as collaborative as I would have liked, but I kind of said, "Okay…" The Wachowski Bothers are very collaborative, and the Coen brothers were very collaborative.
Joel Silver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (174 words)
Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is a successful Jewish-American Hollywood film producer.
Silver grew up in South Orange, New Jersey.
He is one of the world's foremost experts on Frank Lloyd Wright, and owns several houses he designed.
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