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Theodore Assofsky (Ashley, Ted)

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Born: 1922 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Business Executives

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1922 - Born in Brooklyn, New York.

1942 - At the age of 20 he started out as a William Morris agent (He changed his name at that time).

1951 - He started his own talent agency, Ashley-Famous, which was acquired by Kinney National Company.

1969 - He suggested Kinney head Steve Ross to acquire the cash-stripped film company Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.

1981 - Became CEO of the movie studio.

2002 - Died in August aged 80 of Leukemia after a long illness.

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