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Victor Lownes (1928–2017)

Victor Lownes was born on April 17, 1928 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Victor Aubrey Lownes III. He was a producer, known for And Now for Something Completely Different (1971), Macbeth (1971) and Sebring. He was married to Marilyn Cole and Judith Downs. He died on January 11, 2017 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 88) in London, England, UK

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Macbeth Producer
Sebring Himself


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 1971 Macbeth (assistant executive producer)
 1971 And Now for Something Completely Different (executive producer)
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 2013 Irwin & Fran (thanks)
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  Sebring (post-production)
 2014 Toil and Trouble: Making 'Macbeth' (Video documentary)
 2012 How Playboy Changed the World (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary)
- Peter Cook (1998) ... Himself
 1989 After Dark (TV Series)
- Who Dares Wins? (1989)
 1989 Central Weekend (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Ex Playboy Boss
- Episode dated 14 April 1989 (1989) ... Himself - Ex Playboy Boss (as Victor Lowndes)
 1973 The World of Hugh M. Hefner (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 The Most (Documentary short)
 1960 Playboy's Penthouse (TV Series)
- Episode #1.14 (1960) ... Himself

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Victor Lowndes

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Former executive with Playboy Enterprises, he and Hugh Hefner opened the first Playboy Club in 1960 in Chicago; he found the location for the Club through Arthur Wirtz. Lownes's then-girlfriend Ilze Taurins created the Bunny costume for the Club's waitresses.

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