Permut, David 1954–

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Permut, David 1954–


Full name, David Alan Permut; born March 23, 1954, in New York, NY. Education: Attended the University of California.


Office—Permut Presentations, Inc., 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 247, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-3429 (some sources cite 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 505, Los Angeles, CA 90067). Agent—Mickey Freiberg, Acme Talent & Literary Agency, 4727 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 333, Los Angeles, CA 90010.


Producer and executive. Diversified Artists International, president, 1974; Theatre Television Corporation, president, beginning 1975; Permut Presentations, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA, founder, 1979, president, 1979—; David Permut Productions, founder.


Film Executive Producer:

Co-executive producer, Blind Date (also known as Blake Edwards' "Blind Date"), TriStar, 1987.

Money for Nothing (also known as The Joey Coyle Story, Banii n-aduc fericirea, Das Million-Ding, Der Preis fuer eine Million, Dinheiro a borla, Dinheiro, pra que dinheiro?, Milionario per caso, Nyhjaeae tyhjaestae, and Que no hacer con un millon de dolares!), Buena Vista, 1993.

Three of Hearts, New Line Cinema, 1993.

My Mom's New Boyfriend (also known as Homeland Security and More Than You Know), Millennium Films/Eclectic Pictures, 2008.

Film Producer:

Give 'Em Hell Harry, Theatre Television, 1975.

Richard Pryor-Live in Concert (concert film; also known as Another Pryor and Richard Pryor Is Back Live in Concert), Special Event Entertainment/Wm. Lange & Associates, 1979.

(With Mark Travis) Fighting Back (also known as Death Vengeance and Philadelphia security), Paramount, 1982.

(With Robert K. Weiss) Dragnet, Universal, 1987.

The Marrying Man (also known as Too Hot to Handle), Buena Vista, 1991.

29th Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

(With Paige Simpson) Captain Ron, Buena Vista, 1992.

(With Alan J. Pakula) Consenting Adults, Buena Vista, 1992.

(With Tom Engelman) The Temp, Paramount, 1993.

Surviving the Game, New Line Cinema, 1994.

Executive producer, Trapped in Paradise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

Eddie, Buena Vista, 1996.

Face/Off (also known as Face Off), Buena Vista, 1997.

Woodstuck, BigRock Pictures, 2000.

Double Take, Buena Vista, 2001.

Kings for a Day, DreamWorks, 2001.

Route 52, Permut Presentations/Stonehenge Entertainment, 2001.

DysFunktional Family (documentary; also known as Eddie Griffin: Dys-funk-tional Family), Miramax, 2003.

(Uncredited) The Last Shot (also known as Providence, El ultimo golpe, and Luzes, camera, acao), Buena Vista, 2004.

Farce of the Penguins, ThinkFilm, 2006.

Local Color, Permut Presentations/Media 8 Entertainment, 2006.

Charlie Bartlett, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2007.

Respect (documentary; also known as Rodney Exposed), Permut Presentations, 2007.

Youth in Revolt, Lions Gate Films, c. 2008.

Film Work; Other:

(As David Alan Permut) Production assistant, Your Three Minutes Are Up, Cinerama, 1973.

Director of Mama's Boy. Worked on other projects.

Television Producer; Movies:

Producer, His Mistress, NBC, 1984.

Producer, Love Leads the Way: A True Story (also known as Love Leads the Way), Disney Channel, 1984.

Supervising producer, Mistress, CBS, 1987.

Producer, A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story, CBS, 1991.

Executive producer, Breaking the Silence (also known as Some Kind of Love), CBS, 1992.

Executive producer, Prayers for Bobby, Showtime, c. 2008.

Worked on other television programs.

Television Producer; Pilots:

Vermin & Pestilence, 1995.

Executive producer, Ruby, The WB, 1997.

Johnny Lew Fratto Merv Griffin Entertainment Pilot, c. 2001.

Stage Work:

Producer, Give 'Em Hell Harry (solo show), U.S. cities, c. 1975.



Provided the story for Palm Beached.

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