Buddy Adler

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Maurice Adler
Born E. Maurice Adler
(1909-06-22)June 22, 1909
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died July 12, 1960(1960-07-12) (aged 51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Lung cancer
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California
Years active 1939–1959
Spouse(s) Anita Louise (1940–1960)

E. Maurice "Buddy" Adler (June 22, 1909 – July 12, 1960) was an American film producer and a former production head for 20th Century Fox studios.

Born in New York City, New York, he married actress Anita Louise Fremault (1915–1970) in 1940. They had two children together.

In 1954, his production of From Here to Eternity won the Academy Award for Best Picture and in 1956, his Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing was nominated for best picture. Adler also produced the 1956 film Bus Stop, starring Marilyn Monroe.


He was the recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1957. The following year he received the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures.


Buddy Adler died of lung cancer, aged 51, in Los Angeles and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.[1] His widow, who was buried there as well, died ten years later.[2]

Selected filmography