Linda Marmelstein, 55, exec in charge of production at Daniel Wilson Prods., died Feb. 18 in New York of cancer. She produced the six-hour miniseries “Hemingway,” among other programs.

After serving as associate producer on ABC’s “Discover,” Marmelstein joined Daniel Wilson in 1969. She served as supervising producer on the Peabody Award-winning “Blood And Honor,” a miniseries documenting the rise of the Hitler Youth Movement. She also produced “The Great Wallendas,” “The Late Great Me: Story Of A Teenage Alcoholic” and “Divorced Kids’ Blues.”

Her credits also include two programs for “CBS Festival Of The Lively Arts For Young People.” And she produced “Over 7,” a magazine show for children.

As coordinating producer, Marmelstein worked on several Barbara Walters specials and two Arthur Godfrey specials. She also produced “The Bloodhound Gang” for the Children’s Television Workshop’s “3-2-1-Contact” series.

At the time of her death, Marmelstein was working on “The Next Decade – The ’90s – Our World In Transition,” a series of eight one-hour specials for Monitor Television.

Her longtime companion was Royal J. Wilds.

Survived by her mother, Ann Marmelstein, and brother, Charles.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0