|Born||Donald Rodney Schain
February 26, 1941
New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||December 26, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Notable work||High School Musical|
|Spouse(s)||Cheri Caffaro (divorced)
Schain joined the movie industry in the early 1970s, directing his then-wife, Cheri Caffaro, in a number of low-budget exploitation films, including the Ginger series.
In the 1990s he moved to Utah and went on to produce movies of a more family-oriented nature for the Disney Channel, including High School Musical, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior and Read It and Weep. He was the first president of the Motion Picture Association of Utah.
- Means, Sean P. (6 January 2016). "Don Schain, producer behind 'High School Musical,' Utah's movie industry, dies at 74". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on 10 January 2016.
- "Remembering Don Schain". Motion Picture Association of Utah. 11 January 2016. Archived from the original on 29 January 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
- "Celebrating Don Schain". Adnews. 13 February 2016. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
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