Walter Mirisch

Walter Mirisch is the producer, in whole or in part, of more than one hundred films. Among his company's honors are three Oscars for best picture--"The ""Apartment" (1960), "West Side Story" (1961), and "In the" "Heat of the Night" (1967). Mirisch has also received two honorary Academy Awards, the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (1977) and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1983); and has been honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award (1977) presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press...See more

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