A producer for film and television, Charles Hamilton “Chiz” Schultz' career spans over forty years. Best known for his work in television and as a producer of films featuring African Americans, Schultz began his career in show business as a stage manager, actor and producer with various summer stock companies from 1946 to 1953. Upon graduating from Princeton University in 1954, he was employed by CBS-TV as a staff production assistant on the Mama and Adventure series, and in 1955, he became associate producer on several television shows including Studio One, Playhouse 90 and Kraft Theater. His first independent producing was done from 1959 to 1962 as a freelance associate producer for television specials such as The Judy Garland Show and Belafonte: New York 19.
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