Mini Bio (1)
Les Weldon (Producer) is a writer/producer whose diverse portfolio includes action films, thrillers, comedies, science fiction, fantasy and family movies.
His writing and producing credits include more than 50 films starring such actors as Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Bruce Willis, John Travolta, Jason Statham, Chuck Norris, Sir Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, John Cusack, Antonio Banderas, Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Jet Li, among others.
Born and raised in Brazil, Les came to America when he was 15 and graduated from Laguna Beach High School in Southern California.
Les attended the University of Southern California, majoring in business administration, with electives in film.
He has produced multiple hit movies, including the $275-million worldwide box office hit The Expendables with Stallone, Statham, Jet Li and Mickey Rourke, as well as the $305-million worldwide hit sequel The Expendables 2, The Expendables 3, and London Has Fallen, starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman.
Les most recently produced The Hitman's Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, which was #1 at the box office three weekends in a row. He currently has three titles in post-production-the action/thriller Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman; the crime drama Bullet Head, starring Adrien Brody and Antonio Banderas; and #211, with Nicolas Cage.
Weldon is in pre-production on the latest installment in the successful franchise, Angel Has Fallen, again starring Gerard Butler, along with Morgan Freeman, directed by Ric Roman Waugh.
Les lives in Sofia, Bulgaria.
As of October 9, 2017
- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous