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Overview (2)

Born in Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeffrey Bowler is an Emmy Award-winning producer/executive with over 17 years experience in the entertainment industry.

Jeffrey Bowler was born and raised in New England. The Bowler family is well known throughout New England for the fine boat and ship building business founded by Gordon Bowler (grandfather) in the 1920s after arriving from England. When not building boats, the Bowler family was making custom kitchens for the New England elite, including the Kennedy Compound and JFK.

At the age of 22, he was a top business development executive at Bandai (3rd largest toy company in the world), which is known for being one of the most successful product license successes of the 1990s, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. After a successful stint at Bandai, at the age of 24, Bowler became the director of business development at the WWE where Bowler ran business development and strategy for the New Media Division as well as consulted in the creation of the company record label and film division.

In 2000 Bowler would start Foglight Entertainment a Television production company based in Los Angeles and NYC. Foglight quickly became an industry leader and was acquired in 2002. In 2002, Bowler secured a "house keeping" deal at MTV Networks and in 2004 securing himself an exclusive "first look" deal at Fox TV Studios, where he and his staff became the main contributor to the studios development/production slate with over 25 television shows picked up under the deal with Fox.

Mr. Bowler has also been a key consultant to many corporations in various industries over the past 12 years and is one of the founders of "The Fox Think Tank" along with FOX CEO Peter Chernin and Fox TV Studios CEO David Grant.

Bowler is a member of the Producers Guild of America and was the youngest invited speaker at NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives).

Most recently Mr. Bowler has brought into consult on expanding acquisitions and production department of The Exchange, one of the top film sales and finance companies in the world. Bowler's producing credits include the hit TV show "Inked" which he created in 2003 that propelled the taboo tattoo world into mainstream pop culture. Bowler was also the Executive Producer of the VH1/MTV series "Driven". As a feature film producer, Bowler has made films like "The Grand" starring Woody Harrelson and Ray Romano along with the Brittany Murphy's film, the thriller "Across The Hall" to name a few. Bowler has consulted for one of the largest Ad Agencies in the world, BBH Worldwide. He consulted both the London and Shanghai offices on creating branded mainstream media for China with a more of a western story telling for global appeal along with transparent product integration. Mr. Bowler has also been a featured speaker on FOX.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: PMK

Trivia (4)

related to the late actor Robert Urich, who starred in many films and television series including "Lonesome Dove" and "Spencer For Hire". Robert died at the age of 55 after battling with cancer.
His daughter Kaley, wrote, produced and directed her first film at the age of 7 years old in 2005. She has been in film school since 2004.
Actor Tiny "Debo" Lister, known for his roles in "5th Element", "Friday" and playing "ZUES" the wrestler in the WWF, is the godfather to his children.
At the age of 9, he was a print and live event model for the WWF (World Wrestling Federation) in Boston. 14 years later at the age of 24, he became one of the top executives at the WWF.

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