Sidney Glazier
Date of Birth
May 29, 1916
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA


Best known as the producer of Mel Brooks' 1968 comedy The Producers, Sidney Glazier's road to success is as interesting as The Producers is funny. Born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1916, young Glazier worked in a local movie theater before serving in World War II. Later finding success as a salesman of State of Israel bonds, the job lead directly to a position as executive director of the Eleanor...