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 (gōld′wĭn), Samuel Originally Shmuel Gelbfisz. 1882-1974.
Polish-born American film producer who founded his own film company (1917) and merged with Louis B. Mayer to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1925).
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(ˈgoʊld wɪn)

Samuel (Samuel Goldfish), 1882–1974, U.S. movie producer, born in Poland.
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Noun1.Goldwyn - United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)Goldwyn - United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)
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This image released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures shows Nick Frost, left, and Lena Headey in a scene from "Fighting with My Family." (Robert Viglasky/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures via AP) Image Credit: AP
Tony Goldwyn got naked in front of an audience during his performance in 2006's "The Water's Edge." When asked if he is willing to take his clothes off on stage again, the "Scandal" actor admitted that he is hesitant.
The film was directed by William Wyler and Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.
At the end of the last series, fans swooned as Olivia (Kerry Washington) and US President Fitz Grant (Tony Goldwyn) kissed at the White House.
It's come to this property gossip's attention that Tinseltown scion and producer John Goldwyn (whose credits include "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") and high-end boutique hotelier Jeff Klein (owner of the swank Sunset Tower Hotel) are fixing to hoist their photogenic home just above L.
LOS ANGELES -- Samuel Goldwyn Jr., an urbane, soft-spoken scion of a Hollywood dynasty who became an influential movie executive in his own right, supporting promising young directors and advancing the independent film movement, died here Friday.
The team include former Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs David Goldwyn as chair of the center's advisory board, and Cynthia Quartermann, who joins the Council as a distinguished senior fellow following her tenure as administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
FILMING "TESS" THE COACH RETURNS TO CASTERBRIDGE Thomas Hardy has from the start taken great interest in the filming of "Tess" by the Goldwyn Company, and his frail figure has been photographed in his own garden.
The answers to these questions are being written right now, and we intend to play a major role." Clinton tapped a lawyer named David Goldwyn as her special envoy for international energy affairs; his charge was "to elevate energy diplomacy as a key function of US foreign policy."
Then one day a friend took her to the studios of Samuel Goldwyn Productions.
BOXER JAKE LAMOTTA would not go down with a fight, and neither would Paula Patrel-la, daughter of the man who penned the screenplay to "Raging Bull." Patrella, who took over the copyright to the screenplay and renewed it in 1991, filed suit for copyright infringement against Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) in 2009.