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Martin Poll Net Worth

Martin Poll Net Worth is
$700,000

Martin Poll Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Martin Poll (November 24, 1922 – April 14, 2012) was an American film and television producer. Poll produced eleven feature films during his career, including The Lion in Winter, for which he received a 1968 Academy Award nomination for Academy Award for Best Picture. The Lion in Winter, which starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, received nine nominations and won three Academy Awards. It also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama.Poll was born on November 24, 1922, in New York City. Poll launched his production career in 1954, when he produced thirty-nine episodes of the televisions series, Flash Gordon, for distribution in West Germany and France.Poll purchased and restored the Biograph Studios, a studio facility and film laboratory complex in the Bronx, during the 1950s. He reopened the studios in 1956 under a new name, Gold Medal Studios. The reopening made the Bronx-based facility the largest film studio in the United States located outside of Los Angeles at the time. Poll helped create numerous films at Gold Medal Studios, including A Face in the Crowd in 1957, The Goddess in 1958, The Fugitive Kind in 1959, Middle of the Night in 1959, and BUtterfield 8 in 1960. Poll was appointed the Commissioner of Motion Picture Arts of New York City in 1959 for his work with Gold Medal Studios. The New York City government soon established its own film commission shortly after Poll's appointment. Poll sold Gold Medal Studios during the early 1960s to focus on film production.In addition to his body of film work, Poll also produced television series, films and specials as well. His credits included The Dain Curse, a 1978 CBS television miniseries; The Fantastic Seven, a 1979 CBS television movie; and Diana: Her True Story, a TV film which aired on NBC in 1993 based on a book by Andrew Morton.Poll earned an Emmy nomination for executive producing a remake of The Lion in Winter, starring Glenn Close as Eleanor of Aquitaine, which aired on Showtime in 2003.Martin Poll died in New York City on April 14, 2012, at the age of 89. He was survived by his wife, Gladys Poll; three sons – Mark Poll, Tony Jaffe and Jon Poll, a film editor and film director; and three grandchildren.
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Date Of BirthNovember 24, 1922
Died2012-04-14
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, USA
ProfessionProducer
Star SignSagittarius
#Fact
1Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [Producers Branch].
2Son of David Poll and Faye Tamber. He served in the United States Army after graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in business in 1943 from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He began working with his aunt Selma Tamber, a Broadway producer, in New York City.
3He is survived by his son, Jon Poll; his wife, the former Gladys Peltz Poll; another son Mark Poll; a stepson, Tony Jaffe; and three grandchildren.
4He opened the Gold Medal Studios on East 175th Street in the Tremont section of the Bronx in New York City in 1956. It was formerly the Biograph studios. He was head of the studios from 1956 to 1961. In 1959, he was proclaimed "Borough Commissioner of Motion Picture Arts." He sold the studios in 1961 and moved to Los Angeles, California. Production at the site in the Bronx ceased in the 1970s and studio was destroyed by fire in 1980. An apartment building occupies the site.
5Martin H. Poll was subscribed and was sworn in as commissionor of Motion Picture Arts of the City of New York July 21, 1959 by the borough president of the Bronx, James J. Lyon. Certificate was signed by Martin H. Poll and James J. Lyon and filed in the office of the City Clerk, July 23, 1959 and signed by the city clerk. Martin is the only individual ever to have that title. He was given that title because of being president of the largest studio outside of Hollywood and the title enabled him to speed up red tape for productions at Gold Medal Studios or anywhere in the city until New York City set up its own one-stop film office.
6Actors who made their feature film debuts in films produced by Poll include: Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton and Don Johnson (The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)).
7Film Editor Jon Poll is Martin's son

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lion in Winter2003TV Movie executive producer
Diana: Her True Story1993TV Movie executive producer
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys1991producer
Haunted Summer1988producer
Arthur the King1985TV Movie producer
Gimme an 'F'1984executive producer
Nighthawks1981producer
The Fantastic Seven1979TV Movie producer
Somebody Killed Her Husband1978producer
The Dain Curse1978TV Mini-Series producer
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea1976producer
Love and Death1975executive producer
Night Watch1973producer
The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing1973producer
The Possession of Joel Delaney1972producer
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart1970producer
The Appointment1969producer
The Lion in Winter1968producer
Sylvia1965producer
Love Is a Ball1963producer
The Comedy Spot1960TV Series producer - 1 episode
New York Confidential1959TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Big Fun Carnival1957executive producer - as Martin H. Poll

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Missing Girl2006Short special thanks
Big Bucket Head's: The Warehouse2005Short special thanks
Spatula Boy2004Short special thanks

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1970DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Foreign Production (Migliore Produzione Straniera)The Lion in Winter (1968)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2005PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Long-Form TelevisionThe Lion in Winter (2003)
2004Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Made for Television MovieThe Lion in Winter (2003)
1969OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureThe Lion in Winter (1968)

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