Steve Previn

Film director

1925 – 1993

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Who was Steve Previn?

Stephen Wolf Previn was a German-born American director of television episodes and feature films and film production executive. Previn began his film career in 1943 as an editor for MGM and later Universal Studios. In 1950, he moved to Europe. Previn directed numerous television series, and a decade later, directed several features for Walt Disney in Europe.

In 1965 he went to work for Eon Productions in London as a television executive and in 1966 joined Paramount London as a film executive. In 1970 he segued to Commonwealth United Entertainment, Inc., as a production executive and also freelanced in Europe on several films.

While living in London, Previn, in the 1970s, served as the English Representative and Production Executive for American International Pictures.

He was the brother of musician André Previn and great-nephew of American-born film composer Charles Previn.

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Born
Oct 21, 1925
Berlin
Also known as
  • Wolf Stefan Priwin
  • Stephen Wolf Previn
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  • Germany
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Died
Jul 9, 1993
Palm Desert

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on July 23, 2013

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