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Gilbert Pearlman

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Gilbert Pearlman

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Full Name: Gilbert Dale Pearlman
Born: December 12, 1928
Iowa, USA
Died: November 2, 2011
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Occupation: Advertising Executive, Writer, Producer
Nationality: American


Along with writer Horton Foote, Pearlman was the co-founder of the theater department at the HB (Herbert Berghoff) Acting Studios in New York.

He also worked on marketing campaigns with Walt Disney and personally with Stanley Kubrick for his black comedy classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.

Pearlman's advertising agency, Pearlman and Rowe, worked with clients that included NBC News, WNET New York and the New York Philharmonic.

In addition, he worked in film and television. He was one of the producers of the 1972 film Tomorrow, which starred Robert Duvall. Foote adapted the screenplay from his own play and a story by William Faulkner.

In addition, with his brother in-law, actor Gene Wilder, Pearlman wrote A&E's 1999 made-for-television movies Murder in a Small Town and The Lady in Question, which starred Wilder.

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