Utah Celebrities
Boyd Payne

Boyd K. Packerboyd packer
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Full name Boyd Kenneth Packer

Born 10 September 1924, Brigham City, Utah

Spouse Donna Edith Smith Packer

Children Ten

Education Weber College; B.S., M.S., education, Utah State Agricultural College (now Utah State University; thesis: “An Evaluation of the Teaching of Jesus in Terms of Selected Principles of Education”); Ed.D., Brigham Young University

Former: Hearse driver, Felt Mortuary; bomber pilot, 2nd Lt., U.S. Air Force, World War II; city councilman, Brigham City; supervisor, LDS Seminaries and Institutes of Religion; LDS Church Board of Education; trustee, and administrative council, Brigham Young University
Current: President, Boyd K. Packer Family Society; board of directors, Western American Life Insurance Company
AuthorA Christmas Parable; The Holy Temple; Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled; The Mediator; Mothers; Our Father’s Plan; Teach Ye Diligently; “That All May Be Edified”: Talks, Sermons and Commentary by Boyd K. Packer; That They May Be Redeemed

Former: LDS mission president, New England; adviser, LDS Historical Department, Temple Sites and Construction Committee, and Scriptures Publication Committee; chair, Genealogy (now Family History), Military Relations, Priesthood Correlation, and Temple Committee; executive council, Budget, Correlation, and Organizational Committee
Current: LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Property Little Cottonwood Creek, Sandy

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Roger Penskeroger penske
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Full name Roger S. Penske

Born 20 February 1937, Shaker Heights, Ohio

Education Lehigh University

Former: Race car driver; winner, 4 Grand Prix races; winner, NASCAR Grand National Riverside 250, 1963; founder, Roger Penske Racing Enterprises (Penske team won the Indy 500 in 1972, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993); co-founder, International Race of Champions; president, Penske Corporation
Current: president, Competition Tire West Incorporated, Penske Transportation Incorporated, and Pennsylvania International Raceway; chair, D Longo Incorporated, Detroit Diesel Corporation, Outer Drive Holidays Incorporated, Penske Automotive Group, Penske Speedway Incorporated (including the Michigan International Speedway, Pennsylvania International Speedway, and management of the Cleveland Grand Prix), and Penske Truck Leasing Corporation; secretary, Ilmore Engineering Incorporated
Award: Driver of the Year, New York Times, 1962

Property Stein Eriksen Lodge Condominiums, Deer Valley

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L. Tom Perrytom perry
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Full name Lowell Tom Perry

Born 5 August 1922, Logan, Utah

Spouse Virginia Lee Perry (died in 1974), Barbara Dayton Perry

Children Three

Education B.S., finance, Utah State University

Former: U.S. Marines, World War II; vice president, appliance and hardware stores; treasurer, department store chain, Boston, Massachusetts; advisory council, American Revolution Bicentennial Administration (appointed by U.S. President Gerald R. Ford)
Current: LDS Church Board of Education; co-chair, ZCMI; board of directors, Cottonwood Ranch

Former: LDS proselyting mission, Northern States; LDS stake president, Boston, Massachussetts; chair, Missionary Executive Council; executive council, Correlation Department (doctrinal issues), and Information Communications Systems Committee
Current: LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Property Trevi Towers Condominiums, Salt Lake City

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Sydney Pollacksydney pollack
©Morten Krogvold

Full name Sydney Pollack

Born 1 July 1934, Lafayette, Indiana

Spouse Claire Griswold Pollack

Children Three

Education New York’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

Former: U.S. Army; toured in Stalag 17; instructor, Neighborhood Playhouse; executive director, West Coast branch, The Actors’ Studio; founder, Mirage Productions
Awards: Academy Award; Emmy Award; Golden Globe Award; National Society of Film Critics’ Award; NATO Director of the Year Award; New York Film Critics’ Circle Award; Brussels, Belgrade, San Sebastian, Moscow, and Taormina film festival awards

Motion Picture
ActorDeath Becomes Her; Hello Actors Studio; Husbands and Wives; The Player; Tootsie (also director); War Hunt
DirectorCastle Keep; The Electric Horseman; Jeremiah Johnson; Sanford Meisner—The Theatre’s Best Kept Secret; The Scalphunters; The Slender Thread; The Swimmer; This Property is Condemned; Three Days of the Condor; The Way We Were
ProducerBright Lights, Big City; Dead Again; The Fabulous Baker Boys; Flesh and Bone; Honeysuckle Rose; King Ralph; Leaving Normal; Major League; Presumed Innocent; Searching for Bobby Fischer; Scrooged; Songwriter; White Palace
Director/ProducerAbsence of Malice; Bobby Deerfield; The Firm; Havana; Out of Africa; They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?; Tootsie; The Yakuza

ActorAlcoa Presents; Ben Casey (also director); A Cardinal Act of Mercy; Playhouse 90; Shotgun Slade
DirectorBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre—The Game; Diagnosis: Danger; The Fliers Target: The Corrupters; Something About Lee Wiley; Two is the Number; The Watchman
ProducerFallen Angels; A Private Matter (movie)

StageThe Dark is Light Enough; A Stone for Danny Fisher

Property Sundance Recreational Resort, Sundance

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David Puttnamdavid puttnam
Albane Navizet/Outline

Full name David Terence Puttnam

Born 25 February 1941, Southgate, England

Spouse Patricia “Patsy” Mary Jones Puttnam

Children Two

Education Michenden Grammar School

Former: Photographers agent; director, National Film Finance Corporation; governing council, British Academy of Film and Television Arts; governor, National Film and Television School; president, Council for Protection of Rural England; chair, Columbia Pictures; founder, Enigma Productions
Current: Director, Anglia Television Group; chair, ITEL International; visiting professor, Bristol University; trustee, National AIDS Trust, National Energy Foundation, and Tate Gallery; decorated officier, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Letres, and the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire; fellow, Chartered Society of Designers, Manchester Polytechnic, Royal Geographic Society, Royal Photographic Society, Royal Society of Arts
AuthorRural England: Our Countryside at the Crossroads
Awards: Academy Award; Eastman 2nd Century Award; Emmy Award; Jury Award, Cannes Film Festival; Michael Balcon Award for Outstanding Contribution to the British Film Industry

Motion Picture
ProducerArthur’s Hallowed Ground; Being Human; Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?; Bugsy Malone; Cal; Chariots of Fire; Defence of the Realm; Double-Headed Eagle; The Duellists; Forever Young; Foxes; The Frog Prince; James Dean: The First American Teenager; The Killing Fields; Knights and Emeralds; The Last Days of Man on Earth; Lisztomania; Local Hero; Mahler; Meeting Venus; Melody; Memphis Belle; Midnight Express; The Mission; Mr. Love; The Pied Piper; P’Tang Yang Kipperbang; Red Monarch; S.W.A.L.K. Melody; Sharma and Beyond; Stardust (also music producer and arranger); Swastika; That’ll Be the Day; War of the Buttons; Those Glory Glory Days

ProducerA Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (movie); Experience Preferred…But Not Essential (movie); The Josephine Baker Story; Secrets; Winter Flight; Without Warning: The James Baker Story

Property Sundance Cottages Condominiums, Sundance

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