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Brian Grazer


Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer has been making movies and television programs for more than 25 years. As both a writer and producer, he has been personally nominated for four Academy Awards, and in 2002 won the Best Picture Oscar for A Beautiful Mind (2001). In addition to winning three other Academy Awards, "A Beautiful Mind" also ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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  Sick Day (executive producer) (announced)
  The Lost Symbol (producer) (announced)
 2014 Rock the Kasbah (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 WTF America (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Harve Karbo (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Day Trader (producer) (pre-production)
 2014 24: Live Another Day (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.12 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.11 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Heart of the Sea (producer) (post-production)
 2014 Empire (TV Movie) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 Get on Up (producer) (post-production)
 2014 Pelé (producer) (post-production)
 2014 The Good Lie (producer) (completed)
  Mr. Machine (producer) (delayed)
 2014 Those Who Kill (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Souvenirs (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Gang Related (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Pecados del Padre (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Sangre Por Sangre (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Entre dos tierras ... (executive producer)
 2013 Made in America (Documentary) (producer)
 2013/I Rush (producer)
 2013 Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (Video) (executive producer)
 2013 How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- How to Get Involved (2013) ... (executive producer)
- How to Not Screw Up Your Kid (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2013) ... (executive producer)
  Arrested Development (TV Series) (executive producer - 51 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (producer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Flight of the Phoenix (2013) ... (producer)
- Development Arrested (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Family Ties (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Fakin' It (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Exit Strategy (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Curious George Swings Into Spring (Video) (executive producer)
 2012 The Great Escape (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Escape from the Tower (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from the Swamp (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from the Power Station (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from Air Force Boneyard (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me (Documentary) (producer)
 2010-2012 Parenthood (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- My Brother's Wedding (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Remember Me, I'm the One Who Loves You (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Tough Love (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Politics (2012) ... (executive producer)
- It Is What It Is (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (co-producer)
 2012 Susan 313 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 J. Edgar (producer)
 2011 Tower Heist (producer)
 2011 The Playboy Club (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- An Act of Simple Duplicity (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Scarlet Bunny (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Friends with Benefits (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- The Benefit of Friends (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Benefit of Putting in the Work (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Benefit of Avoiding the Mindbanger (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Benefit of Being Shallow (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Benefit of Mentors (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (producer)
 2011/I Restless (producer)
 2006-2011 Curious George (TV Series) (executive producer - 43 episodes)
- Downhill Racer/Book Monkey (2011) ... (executive producer)
- George and Marco Sound It Out/A Monkey's Duckling (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School (2010) ... (executive producer)
- The Inside Story/Little Fish, Littler Pond! (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Juicy George/The Big Picture (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2006-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (executive producer - 66 episodes)
- Always (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The March (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Go (2011) ... (executive producer)
- On the Outside Looking In (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2011 Lie to Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 48 episodes)
- Killer App (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Gone (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Saved (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Funhouse (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Rebound (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Dilemma (producer)
 2001-2010 24 (TV Series) (executive producer - 195 episodes)
- Day 8: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Day 8: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Day 8: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Day 8: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Day 8: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Robin Hood (producer)
 2009 Angels & Demons (producer)
 2009 Maggie Hill (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 24 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Frost/Nixon (producer)
 2008 Changeling (producer)
 2006-2008 Shark (TV Series) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark (2008) ... (executive producer)
- One Hit Wonder (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Leaving Las Vegas (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Bar Fight (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Partners in Crime (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 American Gangster (producer)
 2007 24: Day Six - Debrief (TV Mini-Series short) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- 10:37 p.m. (2007) ... (executive producer)
- 10:33 p.m. (2007) ... (executive producer)
- 10:31 p.m. (2007) ... (executive producer)
- 9:42 p.m. (2007) ... (executive producer)
- 9:00 p.m. (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Bra Boys (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Saved (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The Lady & the Tiger (2006) ... (executive producer)
- A Day in the Life (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Treasure Hunters (TV Series) (co-producer)
 2006 The Da Vinci Code (producer)
 2006 Inside Man (producer)
 2006 Curious George (producer - unconfirmed)
 2006 Beyond (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Misconceptions (TV Series) (producer)
 2005 Queen B (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (producer)
 2005 The WIN Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 2005 Flightplan (producer)
 2005 Cinderella Man (producer)
 2005 Fertile Ground (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Inside Deep Throat (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 The Inside (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Perfect Couple (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Skin and Bone (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Point of Origin (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Little Girl Lost (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Gem (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (producer)
 2004 The Big House (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003/I The Missing (producer)
 2003 Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (producer)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (producer)
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Most Hopeless Romantics (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Miss Communication (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Forgive and Forget (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Divorce Happens (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Santa, Baby (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2003 The Break (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The Snobs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 B.S. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 8 Mile (producer)
 2002 Blue Crush (producer)
 2002 Undercover Brother (producer)
 1998-2002 Felicity (TV Series) (executive producer - 84 episodes)
- Felicity Interrupted (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Back to the Future (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Spin the Bottle (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Power of the Ex (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Time Will Tell (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Silicon Follies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 A Beautiful Mind (producer)
 2001 The Beast (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (producer)
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (producer)
 1999-2000 The PJs (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Who Da Boss? (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Haiti and the Tramp (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Home School Daze (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Bougie Nights (1999) ... (executive producer)
 1998-2000 Sports Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- Quo Vadimus (2000) ... (executive producer)
- La Forza Del Destino (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Bells and a Siren (2000) ... (executive producer)
- April Is the Cruelest Month (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Draft Day: Part 2 - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Thirty (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Wilt Chamberlain 3.0 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Personality Plus (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Hello Goodbye: Finale (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Full Moon (2000) ... (executive producer)
- The Raw and the Cooked (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Student Affairs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1999 Beyond the Mat (Documentary) (producer)
 1999 Bowfinger (producer)
 1999/I Life (producer)
 1999 Edtv (producer)
 1999 Mulholland Dr. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Psycho (producer)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (producer)
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (producer)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (producer)
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (producer)
- We Interrupt This Program (1998) ... (producer)
 1998 Mercury Rising (producer)
 1997 Hiller and Diller (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (producer)
 1997 Liar Liar (producer)
 1996 Ransom (producer)
 1996 The Chamber (producer)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (producer)
 1996 Fear (producer)
 1996 Sgt. Bilko (producer)
 1995 Apollo 13 (producer)
 1994 The Cowboy Way (producer)
 1994 The Paper (producer)
 1994 Greedy (producer)
 1994 My Girl 2 (producer)
 1993 The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat (Short) (producer)
 1993 For Love or Money (producer)
 1993 CB4 (executive producer)
 1992 Boomerang (producer)
 1992 HouseSitter (producer)
 1992 Far and Away (producer)
 1991 My Girl (producer)
 1991 Backdraft (executive producer)
 1991 Closet Land (executive producer)
 1991 The Doors (executive producer)
 1990 Kindergarten Cop (producer)
 1990 Cry-Baby (executive producer)
 1989 Parenthood (producer)
 1988 Mutts (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Poison (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Smart Guys (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1987 Like Father Like Son (producer)
 1986 Armed and Dangerous (producer)
 1985 Shadow Chasers (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Parts Unknown (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Shadow Chasers: Part 1 (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Spies Like Us (producer)
 1985 Real Genius (producer)
 1984 Splash (producer)
 1982 Night Shift (producer)
 1978 Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (TV Movie) (producer)
 1978 Zuma Beach (TV Movie) (producer)
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like learning stuff. The more information you can get about a person or a subject, the more you can pour into a potential project. I made a decision to do different things. I want to do things that have a better chance of being thought of as original. I do everything I can to disrupt my comfort zone. See more »

Trivia:

Nephew of producer/director Bernard L. Kowalski. See more »

Trademark:

Spiky hairdo

Star Sign:

Cancer

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