― Sidney Lumet, Making Movies
Goldwyn Jr. and Peter Fonda
Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of actress Frances Howard and the pioneer motion picture mogul Samuel Goldwyn. Educated at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, he followed in his father’s footsteps and founded the motion picture production companies The Samuel Goldwyn Company and Samuel Goldwyn Films.
In 1950, Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. married Jennifer Howard (1925–1993), the daughter of prominent author and screenwriter Sidney Howard. The couple had four children including actor Tony Goldwyn and studio executive, John Goldwyn. They divorced in 1966 and he married a second time to Peggy Elliot with whom he had two children.