Carol Baum

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Carol Baum
BornCarol Friedland
New York City, United States
OccupationMovie Producer
GenreFilm, TV
Notable worksThe Good Girl
Father of the Bride
Fly Away Home[1]
PartnerTom Baum (1963-present)
ChildrenHenry Baum, Will Baum

Carol Baum is an American movie producer best known for her work with Sandollar Productions, Dolly Parton's TV and film production company with Sandy Gallin, Parton's former manager.


In 1989, the documentary Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt won an Academy Award For Best Documentary Feature.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Baum is of Jewish descent and was born in New York. She is the wife of writer Tom Baum[3] and mother to writer Henry Baum and has three grandchildren. She lives in Los Angeles.


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Reckless Executive Producer
1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas Supervising producer TV movie
1988 Tidy Endings Executive producer TV movie
1988 Dead Ringers Executive producer
1989 Gross Anatomy Executive producer
1989 Jacknife Producer
1989 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt Executive producer Documentary
1991 True Identity Producer
1991 Father of the Bride Producer
1991 Shining Through Producer
1992 Straight Talk Executive producer
1992 A Stranger Among Us Executive producer
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Executive producer
1994 I. Q. Producer
1995 Kicking and Screaming Executive producer
1995 Father of the Bride Part II Executive producer
1996 Fly Away Home Producer
1997 The Only Thrill Executive producer
1998 Tourist Trap Executive producer TV movie
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Executive producer
2000 Waterproof Executive producer
2001 My First Mister Producer
2002 The Good Girl Executive producer
2003 Carolina Producer
2005 Sexual Life Producer
2007 You Kill Me Producer
2008 $5 a Day Producer
2011 Last Call at the Oasis Executive producer Documentary
2015 Boychoir Producer


  1. ^ "Best of Show: This year's Oscar nominees represent a broad spectrum of cinematic talent. (Oscar Watch 02)". Hollywood Reporter. March 1, 2002. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  2. ^ "The 62nd Academy Awards 1990".
  3. ^ Teicholz, Tom (August 8, 2016). "'Wear and Tear" with Grace & Restraint". Forbes. Retrieved October 29, 2016.

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