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Jeff Skoll

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Jeff Skoll was born on January 16, 1965 as Jeffrey Skoll. He is a producer and executive, known for The Help (2011), The Kite Runner (2007) and Lincoln (2012). He has been married to Stephanie Swedlove since October 2014. See full bio »


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The Help Producer
The Kite Runner Producer
Lincoln Producer
Captive State Producer


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  Stillwater (executive producer) (post-production)
 2021 Judas and the Black Messiah (executive producer) (completed)
 2020 Totally Under Control (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 David Byrne's American Utopia (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 Final Account (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 John Lewis: Good Trouble (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Dark Waters (executive producer)
 2019 Sing Me a Song (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Just Mercy (executive producer)
 2019 When They See Us (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Part Four (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Part Three (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Part Two (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Part One (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Slay the Dragon (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Watson (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Captive State (executive producer)
 2019 American Factory (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (executive producer)
 2018 On the Basis of Sex (executive producer)
 2018 Green Book (executive producer)
 2018/I Aquarela (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Roma (executive producer)
 2018 America to Me (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- What's the Big Deal About Oak Park? (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Foster (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 This is Climate Change (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2018 7 Days in Entebbe (executive producer)
 2018 The Price of Free (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017/I Wonder (executive producer)
 2017/V Far From the Tree (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Human Flow (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Shot Caller (executive producer)
 2017 A Fantastic Woman (executive producer)
 2017 Melting Ice (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2017 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 Truth and Power (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Flying Robots (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Data Vampires (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Activists or Terrorists? (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Prisoners for Sale (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Stingray (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2016 Please Like Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Souvlaki (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Burrito Bowl (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Degustation (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Beluga Caviar (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Porridge (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (executive producer)
 2016 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Kingdom of Shadows (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Deepwater Horizon (executive producer)
 2016/II Denial (executive producer)
 2016 A Monster Calls (executive producer)
 2016 The Light Between Oceans (executive producer)
 2016 Neruda (producer)
 2016 Death by a Thousand Cuts (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Angry Planet (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Polar Peril (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Reshaping of Laos (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Iceberg Alley (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Unstoppable Force of Bangladesh (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Melting Siberia (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Zero Days (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Graffiti (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (executive producer)
 2015 The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (executive producer)
 2015 He Named Me Malala (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015/I Spotlight (executive producer)
 2006-2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- The Great Invisible (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chicago 10 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- The World According to Sesame Street (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (executive producer)
 2015 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 A Most Violent Year (executive producer)
 2014 Freestyle Love Supreme: Pivot (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Citizenfour (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Merchants of Doubt (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Out of the Dark (executive producer)
 2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (executive producer)
 2014 Ardor (executive producer)
 2014 Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (executive producer)
 2014/I Misconception (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 The Great Invisible (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Cesar Chavez (executive producer)
 2014 HitRECord on TV (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2013 Jersey Strong (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- New Beginnings (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Moving Forward (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Crossroads (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Role Models (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Missing Fathers (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Teach (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Made in America (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The Fifth Estate (executive producer)
 2013/I Snitch (executive producer)
 2012 Promised Land (executive producer)
 2012 Lincoln (executive producer)
 2012 State 194 (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I No (executive producer)
 2012 A Place at the Table (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (executive producer)
 2011 Last Call at the Oasis (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Contagion (executive producer)
 2011 The Help (executive producer)
 2011 The Beaver (executive producer)
 2010/I Fair Game (executive producer)
 2010 Furry Vengeance (executive producer)
 2010 The Crazies (executive producer)
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Cane Toads: The Conquest (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Countdown to Zero (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Waiting for 'Superman' (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 The Informant! (executive producer)
 2009 The Soloist (executive producer)
 2008 Food, Inc. (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Pressure Cooker (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (executive producer)
 2007 The Kite Runner (executive producer)
 2007 Darfur Now (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007/I The Visitor (executive producer)
 2007 Angels in the Dust (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Fast Food Nation (executive producer)
 2006 An Inconvenient Truth (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 The World According to Sesame Street (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Syriana (executive producer)
 2005 American Gun (executive producer)
 2005 North Country (executive producer)
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (executive producer)
 2004 House of D (executive producer)
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