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David Brown is an American movie producer.
He is best known as the production partner of Richard D. Zanuck. They were jointly awarded The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1990 for their achievements in producing. Among their films were two of Steven Spielberg’s early films, ‘The Sugarland Express’ (1974) and ‘Jaws’ (1975), and later hits such as ‘Cocoon’ (1985), and ‘Driving Miss Daisy ‘(1989).
In addition to his many successful films, David Brown has produced numerous Broadway musicals, including ‘Sweet Smell of Success: The Musical’ (2002), ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ (musical) (2005), and the off-Broadway Jerry Herman musical revue ‘Showtune’ (2003).