[Film producer] Biographies & Profiles

Siddharth Roy Kapur

Film producer

Victor Drai

Film producer

David Blocker

Film producer

Madhu Mantena

Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Advertiser

Jean-Paul Belmondo

Jean-Paul Belmondo is a French actor best known for his roles in thrillers, romantic comedies, and action movies. He was popular in France and abroad, with his films racking up 160 million spectators in his 50-year-career. Belmondo has been compared to James Dean, Marlon Brando, and Humphrey Bogart. He was described as an icon and national treasure of France and was awarded the Palme d'honneur and César d'honneur for his lifetime achievements.

Suzy Amis Cameron

Suzy Amis Cameron is an American environmental advocate, former actress, and model. She began her acting career in 1985 and is most recognized for her roles in The Ballad of Little Jo, The Usual Suspects, and Titanic. Since her retirement from acting in 1998, she has been an advocate for veganism, sustainability, and climate change awareness. Her numerous projects include co-founding MUSE School, an all-vegan primary and secondary education school; Cameron Family Farms and Food Forest Organics, a vegan café; and several environmental initiatives to promote sustainable fashion and eco-friendly dieting.

John Mills

Sir John Mills CBE was an iconic English actor who had a career spanning seven decades and appeared in over 120 films. He was known for his ability to bring characters to life, especially British war heroes, and was the winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1971 for his performance in Ryan's Daughter. In recognition of his distinguished acting career, Mills was knighted by Elizabeth II in 1976 and received a BAFTA Fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2002, as well as being named a Disney Legend by The Walt Disney Company.

Lele Pons

Lele Pons is a Venezuelan-American YouTuber, actress, and singer who experienced massive success on Vine before it shut down in 2017, gaining 11.5 million followers. She has since maintained a high level of success on YouTube, where she has over 17 million subscribers as of December 2022, and has branched out into film, television, music videos, podcast hosting, and book writing. She currently stars in her own docuseries The Secret Life of Lele Pons and hosts a podcast on Spotify called Best Kept Secrets with Lele Pons.

J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling is a British author and philanthropist best known for her Harry Potter series. The series, published from 1997 to 2007, had sold over 600 million copies, been translated into 84 languages, and spawned a global media franchise. Rowling wrote the adult fiction The Casual Vacancy and the crime fiction series Cormoran Strike under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Poverty, death and the divide between good and evil are core themes in her books. Rowling has won many awards for her work and used her fame to support philanthropic and political causes, such as Lumos, the Volant Charitable Trust, the Labour Party and opposing Brexit. Recently, she has expressed controversial opinions related to LGBT rights, which have been praised and criticised by different groups.

Toby Turner

Toby Joseph Turner, better known as Tobuscus, is an American Internet personality and actor. He has grown in popularity with his YouTube videos, which has resulted in over 14.33 million subscribers and 3.867 billion video views across his three channels. Hailing from Niceville, Florida, Turner has become one of the most popular YouTubers in the world.

Peter O'Toole

Peter Seamus O'Toole was a celebrated British stage and film actor, making his debut in 1959 with Lawrence of Arabia which earned him his first Academy Award nomination. He holds the record for most Oscar nominations without a win, and was also awarded four Golden Globe awards, one BAFTA award for Best British Actor, one Primetime Emmy Award, and an Academy Honorary Award for his career achievements. O'Toole's other performances include What's New Pussycat?, How to Steal a Million, Supergirl, as well as minor roles in The Last Emperor and Troy. He also voiced Anton Ego, the restaurant critic in Pixar's Ratatouille.

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer is an American novelist and film producer best known for writing the Twilight series, which has sold over 100 million copies and been translated into 37 languages. After graduating with a degree in English from Brigham Young University, Meyer had no prior experience as an author when she conceived the idea for Twilight in a dream. Her religious beliefs influenced themes in her novels, such as agency, mortality, temptation, and eternal life and her stories have both received praise and attracted criticism. Her success and influence was marked by Time magazine's recognition of her on their list of the 100 Most Influential People in 2008, and Forbes's inclusion of her on their Celebrity 100 list of the world's most powerful celebrities in 2009.

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky is an acclaimed American film director, producer, and screenwriter known for his surreal and melodramatic psychological fiction films. He attended Harvard University and the American Film Institute, where he created the National Student Academy Award finalist film Supermarket Sweep. He founded the film and TV production company Protozoa Pictures and wrote and directed the highly successful independent film Pi, which earned him awards from the Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award. His follow-up, Requiem for a Dream, was critically praised and earned an Academy Award nomination, while his later works like The Fountain, The Wrestler, Black Swan, Noah, mother! and The Whale have all received both critical acclaim and popular success.

Scott Stuber

Scott Stuber is an American film producer and Vice Chairman of Film and Television at Netflix.

James Cameron

James Cameron is a Canadian filmmaker, innovator and environmentalist who has achieved widespread success in the post-New Hollywood era, being credited with pushing the boundaries of cinematic capability with his use of novel technologies. He is best known for directing The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, True Lies, Titanic and Avatar, with the latter two earning him Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. His total worldwide gross is over 8 billion, making him the second highest-grossing film director of all time. He has also produced documentaries on undersea exploration, founded production companies and runs sustainability businesses.

Jon Turteltaub

Jonathan Charles Turteltaub is an American film director and producer.

Dany Garcia

Film Producer, Brand Manager

Bhushan Kumar

Film producer

Boney Kapoor

Film Producer

Rhea Kapoor

Rhea Kapoor is a renowned Indian film producer, who also runs the fashion line Rheson alongside her sister Sonam Kapoor. She has produced some of the biggest hits of Bollywood, including Aisha, Khoobsurat, Veere Di Wedding and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. She has also produced numerous web series and short films. Rhea is known for her style, taste and innovation. She has been able to take Indian fashion to a whole new level with her brand Rheson, creating unique and trendy clothes that appeal to modern women. Rhea has earned the respect of her peers, and is considered an inspiration to many. She is a powerful figure in the Indian film industry, and her work is greatly appreciated.

Sajid Nadiadwala

Film producer

Prakash Jha

Prakash Jha is an Indian film producer, actor, director and screenwriter, mostly known for his political and socio-political films such as “Hip Hip Hurray” , Damul , Mrityudand , Gangaajal , Apaharan , including multi-starrer movies like Raajneeti , Aarakshan Chakravyuh , and Satyagraha , Dirty Politics . He is also the maker of National Film Award winning documentaries like, Faces After The Storm and Sonal . He runs a production company, Prakash Jha Productions. He also owns the P&M Mall in Patna and the P&M Hi-Tech City Centre Mall in Jamshedpur.

Gauri Khan

Gauri Khan is an Indian film producer, fashion designer and interior designer. She co-founded the production company Red Chillies Entertainment, producing films such as Main Hoon Na, Om Shanti Om, and Chennai Express. Khan has designed spaces for notable personalities and celebrities, whilst also being named one of Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women" in 2018. She continues to be an important figure in the entertainment industry.

Alvira Khan Agnihotri

Film producer, Fashion designer

Chloé Zhao

Chloe Zhao is a Chinese-born filmmaker known for her acclaimed independent films. Her debut feature film, "Songs My Brothers Taught Me," received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and her second feature, "The Rider," earned her a nomination for Best Film and Best Director at the Independent Spirit Awards. She gained international recognition for her western film "Nomadland," which won numerous accolades, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. After earning four Academy Award nominations for "Nomadland," Zhao won Best Picture and Best Director, becoming only the second woman and first woman of color to do so. Her most recent project is the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film "Eternals," which she co-wrote and directed.

Barbara Muschietti

Film Producer, Screenwriter

Randall Emmett

Film producer

Lou Costello

Lou Costello was an incredibly popular American comedian, actor and producer, who was best known for his comedy double act with Bud Abbott. Together, they performed the iconic “Who’s On First?” routine. Abbott and Costello proved hugely successful, selling millions of dollars in war bonds during World War II, although their partnership ended in 1957 due to overexposure in the media.

Bud Abbott

Film producer, Comedian

Mario Lopez

Film producer, Sports commentator, Actor

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Marie Jenner is an American media personality, former Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, reality television star, and transgender rights activist. She first gained fame as an all-American hero when she won the men’s decathlon event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. After suffering a knee injury during college football, Jenner was convinced by Olympic decathlete Jack Parker’s coach to take up the decathlon, which led to her Olympic career. She went on to have a successful television and film career, becoming a Playgirl cover model, appearing on Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris Jenner, and starring in the reality television series I Am Cait. In April 2015, Jenner publicly came out as a trans woman and in 2021 she ran as a replacement candidate in the California gubernatorial recall election, although she only received one percent of the vote and finished in 13th place. Six months after this, she was hired by Fox News as an on-air contributor.

NeNe Leakes

Film producer, Television producer

Marla Maples

Marla Ann Maples is an American actress, television personality, model, singer and presenter. She was the second wife of Donald Trump. They married in 1993, two months after the birth of their daughter Tiffany, and divorced in 1999.

Johnny Galecki

John Mark Galecki is an American actor, who is best known for playing Leonard Hofstadter in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination, and David Healy in the ABC sitcoms Roseanne and The Conners. He has also featured in multiple films such as National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Prancer, Suicide Kings, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Bookies, In Time and Rings. In 2017-2019, he was one of the highest paid television actors in the world, earning US$900,000 per episode, and Forbes estimated that he was the second highest-paid male TV actor in 2018 with $25 million.

Adrian Grenier

Adrian Grenier is an American actor, producer, director, and musician best known for his portrayal of Vincent Chase in the television series Entourage. He has also been featured in a number of films such as Drive Me Crazy, The Devil Wears Prada, Trash Fire and Marauders, and recently acted in the Netflix series Clickbait.

Zach King

Zachary King is an internet personality based in Los Angeles, best known for his "magic vines" which are six-second videos edited to look like he is doing magic. He began posting videos to YouTube, Vine and TikTok in 2008, 2016 respectively and has built a following of over 90 million TikTok followers. Some of his accolades include winning the Hewlett-Packard commercial contest in 2010 and YouTube's NextUp Creators contest in 2013. In 2015, he and his wife Rachel Holm participated in the 28th season of The Amazing Race, where they were eliminated in the ninth leg and placed sixth overall.

Tish Cyrus

Tish Finley Cyrus is an American manager and producer. She has managed her daughter, Miley Cyrus, since the beginning of her career, and still manages her along with Jonathan Daniel from Crush Music. Tish is president of Hopetown Entertainment, a TV and film production company.

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban is a billionaire entrepreneur, television personality, media proprietor and sports team owner with an estimated US$4.8 billion net worth. He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA team, which he led to the 2011 championship, as well as the co-owner of 2929 Entertainment. He is also a "shark" investor in the ABC reality series Shark Tank.

Sarah, Duchess of York

Film producer, Writer

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Pinault is an award-winning Mexican and American actress and film producer who has left her mark in Hollywood with appearances in films such as Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, Wild Wild West, and Dogma, the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination. On television, Hayek has directed, produced and acted, earning her four Emmy Award nominations and one Daytime Emmy Award, and she starred in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals. Dubbed one of Hollywood's most powerful and influential Latina actresses and one of the world's most beautiful women by media outlets, Hayek is married to business magnate François-Henri Pinault, with whom she has a daughter.

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor with a Guinness World Record for the "longest career as a live-action Marvel character," and has won various awards for his work, such as Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, a Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award. He has headlined films from various genres, such as romantic comedy, action-horror, drama, period romance, musical, thriller, political drama, and crime drama, and provided voice roles in animated films. Jackman's theatre roles include leading roles in Oklahoma! in 1998, Carousel in 2002 and a 2004 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for The Boy from Oz, and he has hosted the Tony Awards and 81st Academy Awards.

Bradley Cooper

Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and filmmaker with numerous accolades to his name, including a British Academy Film Award, two Grammy Awards and nine Academy Award nominations. He has starred in and produced many successful films, such as Wet Hot American Summer, The Hangover, Limitless, The Place Beyond the Pines, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, American Sniper, The Elephant Man, A Star Is Born and Joker. Cooper has also been named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive and supports various charities that fight cancer. He had a brief marriage to actress Jennifer Esposito and a daughter from his relationship with model Irina Shayk.

Jessica Chastain

American actress and producer Jessica Michelle Chastain developed a passion for acting from a young age, which led to her professional stage debut in 1998. After studying at the Juilliard School, she was cast in supporting roles in television series and stage productions, before landing her breakthrough role in 2011 with six film releases. This included The Help, Zero Dark Thirty and Interstellar, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Her success has continued with roles in A Most Violent Year, Miss Sloane, Molly's Game, The Eyes of Tammy Faye and George & Tammy. Chastain is passionate about mental health issues, gender equality and racial equality, and is also the founder of production company Freckle Films and an investor in the soccer club Angel City FC. She is married to fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo and has two children.

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner is an American actress who is well-known for her role in the ABC spy-action thriller series Alias and the romantic comedy film 13 Going on 30. She has achieved recognition through her work, including a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Garner has had a successful career in television, film, and activism, appearing in numerous television series and films, such as Time of Your Life, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, Juno, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Valentine's Day, The Invention of Lying, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Dallas Buyers Club, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Miracles from Heaven, Love, Simon, Camping, Peppermint, and The Adam Project, while producing Butter and Yes Day. She also works as an active advocate for early childhood education and is a board member of Save the Children USA, as well as being the co-founder and chief brand officer of the organic baby food company Once Upon a Farm.

Adam Brody

Adam Jared Brody is an American actor, writer, musician, and producer best known for his prominent role as Seth Cohen on the Fox television series The O.C. Brody is a versatile actor and has been featured in films like Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Thank You for Smoking, In the Land of Women and Jennifer's Body, and more recently has appeared in DC superhero film Shazam!, thriller Ready or Not, indie dramedy The Kid Detective, and will be featured in Promising Young Woman and the Hulu miniseries Fleishman Is in Trouble.

Cate Blanchett

Catherine Elise Blanchett is an acclaimed Australian actor, known for her versatile work ranging from independent films to blockbusters, as well as stage productions. She has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for a Tony Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Her biggest commercial successes include The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Cinderella, Thor: Ragnarok, Ocean's 8 and Don't Look Up. Blanchett is also the recipient of several honorary awards including the Centenary Medal (2001), Companion of the Order of Australia (2017), Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters (2015) and being named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world in 2007.

George Clooney

George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, filmmaker, and activist who has won numerous awards and honours, which include two Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award, among others. He started his career in television and had breakthrough roles in films such as From Dusk till Dawn, Batman & Robin, Out of Sight, Three Kings, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?. He then expanded to directing and producing, with his directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and producing several award-winning films such as Argo. As of 2022, Clooney is one of three people to have been nominated for Academy Awards in six different categories and is included on Time's annual Time 100 list. In addition to acting, he is also known for cofounding Casamigos tequila, which was one of the best-selling spirits of 2022, and is an activist and philanthropist. He is married to human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker is an award-winning actress, producer, and Broadway star best known for her iconic role as Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City. She has won six Golden Globe Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards and numerous other accolades for her work, and has since starred in films such as Footloose, Firstborn, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Hocus Pocus, plus the revival of And Just Like That.... On the small screen, she appeared in Fox’s Glee and HBO’s Divorce, and has been running her own production company, Pretty Matches, since 2005.

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