M. J. Frankovich

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Mitchell John “M.J.” Frankovich (also known as Mike Frankovich) (29 September 1909 – 1 January 1992) was an American film producer Frankovich was born in Bisbee, Arizona. He played football for UCLA and was inducted into UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986. He also attended Belmont High School in Downtown Los Angeles. He served as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and helped to bring the Los Angeles Raiders football team and 1984 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles. Frankovich was married to actress Binnie Barnes in 1940 until his 1 January 1992 death from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease in Los Angeles, California. They adopted 3 children, including producer, Peter, and production manager, Mike, Jr.


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