Ivan Reitman OC
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Ivan Reitman OC (1946 - 2022)

Ivan Reitman OC
Born in Komárno, Nitriansky, Czechoslovakiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Father of [private son (1970s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
Died at age 75 in Montecito, Santa Barbara, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Dec 2021 | Last significant change: 7 Jun 2022
08:16: C Handy answered a question about Ivan Reitman OC (1946-2022) [Thank C for this]
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Ivan Reitman OC is Notable.

Ivan Reitman, OC was a Canadian-Slovak film and television director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his comedy work, especially in the 1980s. He was the owner of The Montecito Picture Company, founded in 1998.

Notable films he has directed include Meatballs, Stripes, Ghostbusters, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Dave, and Junior. Reitman also served as producer for such films as Animal House, Beethoven, Space Jam, and Private Parts.

Ivan was born 27 Oct 1946 in Komárno, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia to parents Ladislav "Leslie" Reitman and Clara Raab. Both parents had survived the Holocaust.

Ivan passed away on 12 Feb 2022 at age 75 at his home in Montecito, California.[1] Burial details are unknown.[2]


  1. Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters Director, Dies at 75 on Variety.
  2. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/236742827/ivan-reitman : accessed 17 February 2022), memorial page for Ivan Reitman (27 Oct 1946–12 Feb 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 236742827, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Burial Details Unknown.

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Ivan should show as connected tomorrow.
posted by Abby (Brown) Glann
I'm going to try to help get this article connected and featured for the Main Page if possible. We might even be able to get a Ghostbusters themed week with various personalities attached to said universe.
posted by Steven Greenwood
That would be awesome! Here is the Space I created for the Ghostbusters Franchise as well - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Ghostbusters
posted by John Schalcosky
Yes, I linked to the space page a few hours ago. Can we identify which ones are connected to the tree?
posted by Steven Greenwood
As Ivan is in at least four languages on Wikipedia, I request this profile be Public.
posted by Steven Greenwood
edited by Steven Greenwood
The original request was Public. It needs to be changed back to Open as a notable who has passed away.
posted by Steven Greenwood
edited by Steven Greenwood
Some research clues about his ancestry:
posted by Jeff Bronks