Arnon Milchan

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Arnon Milchan (Hebrew: ארנון מילצ'ן‎; December 6, 1944) is one of the most prolific independent film producers in Hollywood history, having produced over 120 full-length motion pictures . Mr. Milchan is also a former key Israeli intelligence operative from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. Milchan produced many films such as The War of the Roses, Once Upon a Time in America, Pretty Woman, Natural Born Killers, Under Siege, The Devil's Advocate, The Fountain, Unfaithful, L.A. Confidential and many others. He is an Israeli citizen, and a resident of Israel. Milchan was born in Rehovot, British Mandate for Palestine, today's Israel, in 1944, to a father who owned a fertilizer company, which Milchan turned into a successful chemical business. He also earned a degree from the London School of Economics, before being recruited to LAKAM, a top secret Israeli intelligence organization responsible for obtaining technology and material for Israel's nuclear program, and other highly secretive programs. Milchan became involved in the American movie business in 1977, after an introduction to American producer Elliot Kastner.
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