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Judson Eugene Kinberg


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Judson Eugene Kinberg Obituary
Judson Kinberg passed away of natural causes on November 2, at the age of 91. Born in New York on July 4, 1925, Kinberg was a decorated war hero in World War II, earning a Purple Heart and Silver Star. He had a long and fruitful career as a writer and producer of film and television, ranging from live television in "The Seven Lively Arts" to writing and producing episodes of iconic shows "Quincy M.E." and television miniseries like "Kane and Abel" and "To Catch A Killer." He came out to Hollywood during the Studio Era, and was the apprentice and eventual producer for legendary John Houseman, working on films such as "Executive Suite" and "Julius Caesar" starring Marlon Brando. He also wrote and/or produced films ranging from "Lust for Life" to "The Collector," "The Magus," and cult horror film "Vampire Circus." He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Drama Series, and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. He was eventually a Professor of Film and Television at University of Southern California. He is survived by his wife Dr. Monica Menell Kinberg, his three sons Steven, Simon, and Robert, grandsons Toby and Oliver and their mother Mali Kinberg.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2016
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