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Art Linson

Born in Chicago, Linson grew up in Hollywood. He attended the University of California at Berkeley in 1960 and finished his degree at the University of California at Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA Law School in 1967 but never practiced. In the 25 years since he produced his first motion picture, Art Linson has distinguished himself in ... See full bio »

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  The Comedian (producer) (pre-production)
 2008-2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes)
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Red Rose (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Suits of Woe (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Faith and Despondency (2014) ... (executive producer)
- What a Piece of Work Is Man (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Money (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Outlaw Country (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 The Runaways (producer)
 2008 What Just Happened (producer)
 2007 Into the Wild (producer)
 2006 The Black Dahlia (producer)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (executive producer)
 2004 Imaginary Heroes (producer)
 2004 Spartan (producer)
 2001 Heist (producer)
 2000 Sunset Strip (producer)
 1999 Fight Club (producer)
 1999 Pushing Tin (producer)
 1998 Great Expectations (producer)
 1997 The Edge (producer)
 1995 Heat (producer)
 1993 This Boy's Life (producer)
 1993 Point of No Return (producer)
 1992 Singles (executive producer)
 1990 Dick Tracy (executive producer)
 1990 Arrive Alive (producer)
 1989 We're No Angels (producer)
 1989 Casualties of War (producer)
 1988 Scrooged (producer)
 1987 The Untouchables (producer)
 1984 The Wild Life (producer)
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (producer)
 1980 Melvin and Howard (producer)
 1980 Where the Buffalo Roam (producer)
 1978 American Hot Wax (producer)
 1976 Car Wash (producer)
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Other Works:

(book) "A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood". New York: Grove Press, 1993. ISBN 0802115438 See more »

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[Referring to Hollywood] "In this town, your character is measured by how you handle defeat, not success." See more »


Father of John Linson and Jennifer Linson. See more »

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