John Daly Biography
Birthplace: London, England
John Daly was a British-born movie producer best known for films like âPlatoonâ and âThe Last Emperor.â âPlatoonâ won the Oscar for best picture in 1987 and âThe Last Emperorâ won it in 1988. Daly created a film company called Hemdale with David Hemmings that produced over 100 films and earned over one billion dollars. Daly was chairman of Film and Music Entertainmentâover a period of 40 years, his film companies won 21 Oscar nominations, 13 Oscar awards, and many other awards.