Jennings Lang Death
Jennings passed away on May 29, 1996 at the age of 81 in Palm Desert, California USA.
When did Jennings Lang die?May 29, 1996
How old was Jennings Lang when died?81
Where did Jennings Lang die? What was the location of death?Palm Desert, California USA
Jennings Lang Birthday and Date of Death
Jennings Lang was born on May 28, 1915 and died on May 29, 1996. Jennings was 81 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: May 28, 1915
Date of Death: May 29, 1996
Age at Death: 81
Is Jennings Lang's father, Harry Lang, dead or alive?
Harry Lang's information is not available now.
Is Jennings Lang's mother, Lillian, dead or alive?
Lillian's information is not available now.
Jennings Lang's sisters :Jennings has 2 sisters:
- Barbara Lewis
- Marlo Lewis
Jennings Lang - Biography
Originally a lawyer from New York City, Jennings Lang came to Hollywood in 1938 and set up an office as a talent agent. In 1940, he joined the Jaffe agency and, within a few years, became the company's president and one of Hollywood's leading agents. He joined MCA in 1950 and, two years later, became vice president of MCA TV Ltd. In this capacity, he worked with Universal Studios and was involved in developing, creating and selling new series throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including Wagon Train (1957), The Bob Cummings Show (1955) and McHale's Navy (1962). Lang also played a key role in developing television movies as a staple of TV programming.Lang produced and executive-produced theatrical films for Universal from 1969 to 1986, when his career was curtailed by a major stroke. Among them were Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), Play Misty for Me (1971), Charley Varrick (1973), Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), Airport 1975 (1974), Airport '77 (1977), Earthquake (1974), Rollercoaster (1977), Nunzio (1978), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) and The Sting II (1983). He is credited with helping launch the early careers of Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg and developing the technique of "Sensurround".