Ray Stark Net Worth

Ray Stark Net Worth is
$8 Million

Ray Stark Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ray Stark was born on October 3, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a producer, known for Steel Magnolias (1989), Annie (1982) and Funny Girl (1968). He was married to Frances Brice. He died on January 17, 2004 in West Hollywood, California, USA.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthOctober 3, 1914
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
ProfessionProducer, Miscellaneous Crew
Star SignLibra
1How could [David] Puttnam say the American dream is dead? He spent one year here and left with millions of dollars. Only in America!
1He graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a Bachelors degree in 1935.
2The production company he founded in the 1960s was appropriately named: Rastar - Ra(y)star(k).
3Was nominated for two Tony Awards in 1964: as Best Producer (Musical) as a producer of Best Musical nominee "Funny Girl."
4In 1977, when Cliff Robertson began an investigation into financial discrepancies regarding Columbia Pictures' dealings with him that revealed Columbia president David Begelman had forged checks made out to Robertson, Stark warned him that if he pressed ahead with his investigation, Begelman would commit suicide. Robertson said he would do "what a citizen should do in this situation." Begelman was sacked from Columbia but his eventual suicide many years later wasn't connected with the incident. Stark made sure Robertson was blacklisted. The story is detailed in David McClintick's book, "Indecent Exposure.".
5While putting together "Funny Girl," its producer, David Merrick, took Stark and his wife to see an unknown singer perform at the Bon Soir in Greenwich Village. At first the Starks balked at using Barbra Streisand, but settled for her when they couldn't get Eydie Gormé or Carol Burnett and their initial choice, Anne Bancroft, pulled out. Known for his Machiavellian ways, Stark forced Streisand to sign a four-picture deal with his Rastar Productions to play Brice in Funny Girl (1968). They also collaborated on The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), The Way We Were (1973) and Funny Lady (1975). But there was obvious bitterness--after "Funny Lady" wrapped, Streisand sent Stark an antique mirror on which she had written in lipstick, "Paid in full.".
6He once acted as Raymond Chandler's agent.
7The producer of the original Broadway production of "Funny Girl" (1964), the film Funny Girl (1968) and its sequel, Funny Lady (1975). In real life, he is the son-in-law of Fanny Brice, the famous "Ziegfeld Follies" entertainer whose life is depicted in those three shows.


Lost in Yonkers1993producer
Barbarians at the Gate1993TV Movie producer
Steel Magnolias1990TV Movie co-executive producer
Steel Magnolias1989producer
Biloxi Blues1988producer
Brighton Beach Memoirs1986producer
The Slugger's Wife1985producer
The Toy1982producer
Seems Like Old Times1980producer
Somewhere in Time1980producer - uncredited
The Electric Horseman1979producer
Chapter Two1979producer
California Suite1978producer
The Cheap Detective1978producer
Casey's Shadow1978producer
The Goodbye Girl1977producer
Murder by Death1976producer
Robin and Marian1976executive producer - uncredited
The Black Bird1975executive producer
The Sunshine Boys1975/Iproducer
Funny Lady1975producer
The Way We Were1973producer
Fat City1972producer
To Find a Man1972executive producer - uncredited
The Owl and the Pussycat1970producer
Funny Girl1968producer
Reflections in a Golden Eye1967producer
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad1967producer
Arrivederci, Baby!1966producer
This Property Is Condemned1966producer
The Night of the Iguana1964producer
The World of Suzie Wong1960executive producer


West Side Story1961production executive - uncredited


The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV Series acknowledgment - 1 episode
The Way We Were: Looking Back1999Video documentary the producers wish to thank
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick1988Documentary acknowledgment


AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Huston1983TV SpecialHimself
Lights, Camera, Annie!1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Lion Roars Again1975Documentary shortHimself
The Owl and the Pussycat: On Location With - 'The Owl and the Pussycat'1970Documentary shortHimself
This Is Streisand1968Documentary shortHimself
On the Trail of the Iguana1964Short documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

The 76th Annual Academy Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (Memorial Tribute)
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond2000TV Short documentaryHimself
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick1988DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Won Awards

1999Lifetime Achievement Award in TelevisionPGA Awards
1993Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Made for Television MovieBarbarians at the Gate (1993)
1980Irving G. Thalberg Memorial AwardAcademy Awards, USA
1980Career DavidDavid di Donatello Awards
1980Showmanship AwardPublicists Guild of AmericaMotion Picture

Nominated Awards

1994CableACECableACE AwardsMovie or MiniseriesBarbarians at the Gate (1993)
1983Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst PictureAnnie (1982)
1982Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst PictureAnnie (1982)
1978OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureThe Goodbye Girl (1977)
1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsProducer5th place.
1969OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureFunny Girl (1968)

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