Michael D. Eisner Biography (1942-)

Full name, Michael Dammann Eisner; born March 7, 1942, in Mount Kisco, NY; son of Lester Jr., and Margaret (maiden name, Dammann) Eisner; married Jane Breckenridge (a computer programmer and business advisor), 1967; children: Michael (also known as Breck, a director), Eric (a producer), Anders. Addresses: Office: Walt Disney Company, 500 South Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-0001.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Executive producer, studio executive
Birth Details
March 7, 1942
Mount Kisco, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, Disney Sunday Movie (also known as The Wonderful World ofDisney), ABC, 1986-1990
  • Host, The Magical World of Disney, NBC, 1988-1990
  • American Cinema, PBS, 1994-1995
  • Host, The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1997
  • Specials
  • The Television Academy Hall of Fame, Fox, 1987
  • Himself, Jungle Book Reunion, 1990
  • The Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic, ABC, 1991
  • Host, The Dream Is Alive: The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney World, CBS, 1991
  • The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic, ABC,1994
  • Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards, TBS, 1994
  • The 10th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical Comes to L.A. (also known as Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical Comes to L.A.), 1995
  • The 2nd Annual Family Television Awards, CBS, 2000
  • Leaders with David Faber, CNBC, 2001
  • Himself, Disney's California Adventure TV Special, The Disney Channel, 2001
  • Himself, Intimate Portrait: Cindy Williams, Lifetime, 2001
  • Presenter, ABC 50th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Himself, "Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration," The Wonderful World of Disney, 1990
  • Himself, "Home Alone," Home Improvement, ABC, 1999
  • Also appeared in American Cinema, PBS.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • (Uncredited) Creative producer, Schoolhouse Rock (also known as ABC Schoolhouse Rock), 1973
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Junket Whore, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Autobiography
  • (With Tony Schwartz) Work in Progress, Random House, 1988

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Business Leader Profiles for Students, Volume 2, Gale Group, 2002
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography Supplement, Volume 19, Gale Group,1999
    • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, Gale Group, 1999
    • Masters, Kim, The Keys to the Kingdom: How Michael Eisner Lost His Grip, William Morrow, 2000
    Periodicals
    • The Economist, July 26, 2003, p. 59
    • Harvard Business Review, January, 2000, p. 115
    • Newsweek, June 2, 2003, p. 40
    • Parade Magazine, November 15, 1987
    • Variety, September 28, 1998, p. 1

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