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Born in Gloversville, New York, USA
Died in Beverly Hills, California, USA  (Pick's disease)
Birth NameWilliam Benjamin Sackheim
Nicknames Bill
Billy

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William Sackheim was born on October 31, 1919 in Gloversville, New York, USA as William Benjamin Sackheim. He was a producer and writer, known for First Blood (1982), The Law (1974) and The In-Laws (1979). He was married to Josephine (JoAnne) Gloria Cohen. He died on December 1, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

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Josephine (JoAnne) Gloria Cohen (14 June 1947 - 1 December 2004) ( his death) ( 2 children)

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Children: Drew and Daniel Sackheim.
Emmy award-winning American film and TV producer and writer, credited with making a star of Sally Field by casting her as the lead of "Gidget". He was also responsible for starring Judd Hirsch in the TV series "Delvecchio" and for promoting John Badham from the casting department of Universal in 1968, three years later (as executive producer) giving him his first directorial assignment.

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