- Produced 700 films, received 150 awards, 4 Oscar’s 51 Emmy’s, 7 Golden Globe Awards & 5 Peabody Awards.
Jerome Zeitman: One of the greatest Hollywood agents to stars like Sinatra, George Burns, Fred Astaire,
During his remarkable tenure with MCA, he was responsible for the packaging of many top television series, including
“The Burns and Allen Show,”
“The Bob Cummings Show,”
“The Andy Williams Show” and
His client list includes such well-known companies as David Wolper Productions, Inc. and George Burns’ McCadden Productions.
Zeitman joined the William Morris Agency, Zeitman brought Wolper and McCadden with him as clients.
Zeitman added United Artists Television to his accounts, acted as exclusive agent to Carol Channing and expanded his series credits to include “My Favorite Martian.”
Zeitman left William Morris to become executive vice president of David Wolper Productions, Inc., where he was responsible for organizing their motion picture division.
Jerry “aka Jerome formed his own production company, and together with Hugh Hefner, co-founded Playboy Productions, Inc. whose films include
“The Naked Ape,” based on the best selling novel.
Venerable agent to stars like Sinatra, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Fred Astaire, and other superstars of the day, talks about the creation of favorite TV shows, his alliance with Hollywood mogul Lew Wasserman, etc.
With his affiliation produced 700 films, received 150 awards, 4 Oscar’s 51 Emmy’s, 7 Golden Globe Awards and 5 Peabody Awards.
Jerome M. Zeitman is a producer and production manager, known for Damnation Alley, Just You and Me, Kid and How to Beat the High Co$t of Living.
Taught at UCLA, on packaging, producing, and selling of TV series.
Books by Jerry M. Zeitman