Martin Jurow (December 14, 1911 - February 12, 2004) was a Hollywood agent, executive assistant and film producer.
After graduating from the College of William and Mary, he received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1936 and joined a law firm in New York with show business clients. He moved to the William Morris Agency where he became head of their film department on the East coast.
After leaving William Morris he paired up with another agent, Richard Shepherd to produce films. Their first picture together was The Hanging Tree starring Gary Cooper and Maria Schell which they followed with The Fugitive Kind, an adaptation of Tennessee Williams's Orpheus Descending, starring Marlon Brando and Anna Magnani.
Jurow wrote his memoirs in 2001.
He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.
|1959||The Hanging Tree|
|1960||The Fugitive Kind|
|1961||Love in a Goldfish Bowl|
|Breakfast at Tiffany's|
|1963||Soldier in the Rain|
|The Pink Panther|
|1965||The Great Race|
|1974||Don't Open the Door!|
|1981||The End of August||Executive producer|
|1982||Waltz Across Texas|
|1983||Terms of Endearment||Co-producer|
|Papa Was a Preacher||Final film as a producer|
- Obituary at The Guardian accessed 26 July 2014
- "Alumni of William Morris and MCA Shops, Jurow-Shepherd See Properties Magic That Baits Elusive Stars". Variety. February 11, 1959. p. 3. Retrieved July 6, 2019 – via Archive.org.
- "Producer recounts a golden age in Hollywood" By Ward Morehouse III, Special to The Christian Science Monitor October 19, 2001 accessed 26 July 2014