Ivo Jarosy

Ivo Rudolph Jarosy (9 November 1921 – 1 May 1996) was a German-born British film publicist and cinema manager who ran London's Academy 1-2-3 for many years.

He was born in Berlin on 9 November 1921,[1] the son of Dora Constance Lehmann and her first husband, Anton Jarosy (1887–1951), a Jewish Yugoslavian artist.[2][3] Her second husband was the Austrian film director, editor and producer George Hoellering, who became Jarosy's stepfather.[4]

Jarosy married Joan Grant in 1952 and they had two sons. He died in London on 1 May 1996.[1]

In the mid-1960s, Joan Jarosy (1922–2012) founded the International Neighbours Housing Association, one of the first new-style housing associations.[5]


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