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Menahem Golan
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Menahem Golan, photographed in 2007.
Born (1929-05-31)May 31, 1929
Died August 8, 2014(2014-08-08) (aged 85)
Nationality Israeli
Other names Joseph Goldman
Occupation Director, producer
Known for Founder of Golan-Globus

Menahem Golan (May 31, 1929 – August 8, 2014) (Hebrew: מנחם גולן) or Joseph Goldman was an Israeli-American movie director and movie producer. He was known for his movies such as Masters of the Universe, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Captain America, and for trying to make many Spider-Man movies.

He was co-owner of Golan-Globus with his cousin Yoram Globus. Golan produced about 200 movie, directed 44, won 8 times the Violin David Awards and The Israel Prize in Cinema.

Golan died in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel on August 8, 2014, aged 85.

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