May 31, 1935
by merger of Fox Films (founded in 1915)
and 20th Century Pictures, Inc. (founded in 1933)
Century City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Fox Entertainment Group
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
(Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation,
with hyphen, from 1935 to 1985),
also known as 20th Century Fox, or simply 20th or Fox,
is one of the six major American film studios as of 2010.
Located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, just west of Beverly Hills,
the studio is a subsidiary of News Corporation,
the media conglomerate owned by Rupert Murdoch.
The company was founded on May 31, 1935,
as the result of the merger of Fox Film Corporation,
founded by William Fox in 1915, and Twentieth Century Pictures,
founded in 1933 by Darryl F. Zanuck, Joseph Schenck,
Raymond Griffith and William Goetz.
20th Century Fox's most popular film franchises include
The Simpsons, Star Wars, Ice Age, Garfield, Alvin and the Chipmunks,
X-Men, Die Hard, Alien, Speed, Revenge of the Nerds, Planet of the Apes,
Home Alone, Dr. Dolittle, Night at the Museum, Predator,
Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Chronicles of Narnia
(which was previously distributed by Walt Disney Pictures).
Some of the most famous actors to come out of this studio
were Shirley Temple, who was 20th Century Fox's first movie star,
Betty Grable, Gene Tierney, Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield.
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