Martin Richards (producer)
|Born||Morton Richard Klein
March 11, 1932
The Bronx, New York
|Died||November 26, 2012 (age 80)
New York City
|Spouse(s)||Mary Lea Johnson Richards (deceased)|
Martin Richards (March 11, 1932 – November 26, 2012) was a film producer. He won the Best Picture Academy Award for the production of Chicago. As a Broadway producer, he won three Tony Awards for Best Musical and one Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, out of 10 nominations.
Richards and his late wife Mary Lea Johnson Richards helped with the founding of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Meals on Wheels. Richards also created the New York Center for Children to care for abused children and their families.
- Chicago (producer) 2002
- Fort Apache, The Bronx (producer) 1981
- The Shining (associate producer: The Producer Circle Organization) 1980
- The Boys from Brazil (producer) 1978
- Some of My Best Friends Are... (producer – as Marty Richards) 1971
- Oscar and Tony-Winning Producer Martin Richards Dies at Age 80
- "Marty Richards, Tony-Winning Broadway and Film Producer, Dies at 80". Playbill.com. September 14, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
- "And The Oscar For Best Acceptance Goes To". The Free Lance–Star. March 27, 2003. Retrieved May 21, 2010.
- "BROADWAY AND FILM PRODUCER MARTIN RICHARDS DIES". AP. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
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