Jesse Lasky
Date of Birth
Sep 13, 1880
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA

Biography

American production executive and producer Jesse Lasky was the founder of the Jesse Lasky Feature Play Company which later merged with Adolph Zukor's Famous Players to form the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, one of the major studios of the silent era. Lasky did many interesting things before joining the film industry. He started out as a reporter then made failed plans to join the Alaska Gold...