Sol Wurtzel
Date of Birth
Sep 12, 1881
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


A true "company man," American production executive Sol M. Wurtzel spent his entire professional career at one single studio. In 1914, Wurtzel joined the new Fox Film Company as private secretary to mogul William Fox, eventually surviving Fox's ouster from the company in 1930. Wurtzel's long-standing loyalty was rewarded when, in 1933, he was promoted to producer, turning out several of Fox's...