Jack M. Warner
Jack Milton Warner (March 27, 1916–April 1, 1995) was an American heir and film producer.
He was born on March 16, 1916. His father was Jack Warner (1892–1978), co-founder of Warner Bros., alongside his uncles, Harry Warner (1881–1958), Albert Warner (1884–1967) and Sam Warner (1887–1927).
He worked in the short-subject department of the Warner Brothers studio in Burbank, California. He joined the Warner Brothers distribution company after World War II, and later became a producer. Among the early films he produced were The Hasty Heart (1949), starring Richard Todd and Ronald Reagan, The Admiral Was a Lady and The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950) starring Lee J. Cobb and Jane Wyatt.
Jack also spent time in the United States Army Signal Corps where he served as captain of the Production Division. During this time, he helped to create a number of films and cartoons that were shown to the army.
He was dismissed by his father in 1958. The two had become estranged after the elder Warner divorced his first wife, Irma, Jack Jr.'s mother. Jack Jr. was never reconciled to his father's new wife Ann. The son learned from trade papers that he had lost his job. He later wrote a novel Bijou Dream based loosely on his relationship with his father, who died in 1978.
He married Barbara Richman in 1948, and they had two daughters and a son, Betsy, Debbie and Jimmy, and eight grandchildren, Richard, Selena, Semantha, Victor, Kenneth, Nicole, Sebastian and Nicholas. He worked in the Nickelodeon studio.
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