Skouras, Spyros Panagiotes, 1893-1971

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-03-28
Death 1971-08-16
English

Biographical notes:

Born in Greece, naturalized U.S. citizen, 1913. Founded Fox Film Company, which he merged with 20th Century in 1935. President of 20th Century Fox between 1942 and 1962 and Chairman of the Board between 1962 and 1969. In 1969, his Prudential shipping line acquired Grace Lines and became Prudential-Grace. He was involved in numerous charities, including the Greek War Relief Association, 1940-46.

From the description of Spyros P. Skouras papers, 1942-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510766

Biography

Born in Greece, naturalized U.S. citizen, 1913. Founded Fox Film Company, which he merged with 20th Century in 1935. President of 20th Century Fox between 1942 and 1962 and Chairman of the Board between 1962 and 1969. In 1969, his Prudential shipping line acquired Grace Lines and became Prudential-Grace. He was involved in numerous charities, including the Greek War Relief Association, 1940-46.

From the guide to the Spyros P. Skouras Papers, 1942-1971, (Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures--United States
  • Motion pictures

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)