Gary Foster is an American Producer. He was born in the year 1961. He is the son of the esteemed film producer, David Foster who is known for blockbusters like The Thing, The Core and McCabe & Mrs. Miller. His siblings Tim Foster and Greg Foster are also in the film production business in Hollywood. Gary, even as a kid, having grown up watching his father make movies, wanted to join the show business himself. He decided to study in the same field to increase the horizon of his knowledge. He graduated from University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television. He later became famous for his films like Denial, Ghost Rider, Daredevil, Sleepless in Seattle, Emperor, The Soloist, When in Rome, The Score and many more blockbusters.

Furthermore, he has produced over twelve flicks in his career of 28 years. Gary Foster produced his first film in the year 1989 caller Lover boy. The film set a foundation for Foster’s career in Hollywood. Flicks like Gloria, Just Cause and Short Circuit 2 help him strengthen his roots as a Producer. Gary Foster loves to listen to music and succumbs to it for the rescue from real life problems. He has revealed that he is a Parrot Head and loves all the music by Jimmy Buffett. Being in the show business, he loves and breathes movies. For him, it is difficult to choose one favourite but in the contemporary world, the best flick according to him is All That Jazz. Being a hardcore John Huston fan, he is a huge admirer of the classic The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

His love for Larry Davis also inspires his to do better in the business. His favourite TV series of Larry Davis is Curb Your Enthusiasm. His favourite book is Catcher in the Rye. Gary Foster has not only received immense appreciation for his work in the American Film Industry but many nominations and awards too. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe under the set of Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy in the year 1994 for Sleepless in Seattle. In 2017, he received a nomination for BAFTA Awards in the category for the Best British Film for his blockbuster flick Denial. Personally, Garry feels his biggest professional achievement was to put together the cast of Marlon Bloom, Edward Norton and Robert Di Niro for The Score. It was a difficult task for him to finalise the ensemble cast, but according to him, witnessing the greatness on the sets was worth it.

Gary Barber English Actor

Gary Barber

Born in 1957, Gary Barber is a famous American producer of films. He is a descent of South Africa. He was the CEO and chairman of an American media company named Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He is also known to be the co-founder of the American film production company named Spyglass Entertainment with Roger Birnbaum in the year 1998. He was born in the largest city of South Africa named Johannesburg. He completed his education at King David School in Johannesburg. He received a degree in the field of Accounting in Johannesburg from the University of the Witwatersrand. He later worked as a CA and Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse, a multinational professional services network in South Africa and the US. He is a fan of horse racing. He won a trip to the race named Arlington Million race in the year 1982 in Illinois. He went to the States in the same year to live with Cecil Barber, his brother. He became a citizen of the US in the mid-1980s. The film named The Tourist was the highest grossing film during his career as a producer which grossed about US$ 280 million at the box office worldwide. He became the CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the year 2010. The film named Skyfall of James Bond, was financed by Sony Pictures and Eon Productions with MGM under the leadership of Barber. The film fared about US$ 1.1 billion. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, and 21 Jump Street were financed by MGM. Later, it proceeded with Poltergeist and Robocop's remakes. He is the owner of Thoroughbred racehorse. The Deputy, his horse, which was owned by him along with his partner named Team Valor became famous by winning the Grade I Santa Anita Derby and Grade II Santa Catalina Stakes, 2000 running at a park named Santa Anita Park in California. Becrux, another horse of his, was known to be the winner of Grade I Woodbine at the Canadian race track called Woodbine Racetrack in the year 2006 in Toronto. His films as a producer include Reign of Fire, Bad Moon, The Recruit, Shanghai Noon, Married by Evolution, Mr. 3000, Love Connection, Dragonfly, Stick It, The Invisible, Bruce Almighty, Connie and Carla, Footloose, Cheaters, Skyfall, Invictus, Major League: Back to the Minors, The Legend of Zorro, Flash of Genius, Edge of Darkness, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Love Guru, The Tourist, Mockingbird, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, etc.

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Gary Gilbert

Gary Gilbert is a famous producer of films in America. He is also the founder of Gilbert Films. He is also its president. Gilbert Films is a company which produces and finances motion pictures. The company is based in the city of Los Angeles in California. Gilbert accumulated the finance and became the producer of the feature film named Garden State in the year 2004. It is a romantic comedy-drama film, written and directed by Zach Braff, a famous American director, and actor. The stars of the film are Natalie Portman, an actress, producer, and director with American and Israeli citizenship, Peter Sarsgaard, an American actor, who had Dead Man Walking as his first feature film, and Ian Holm, an English actor known for many of his film roles and stage works. He was the winner of an award named Independent Spirit Award in the year 2005 along with Braff for the Best First Feature Film. These awards are dedicated to independent filmmakers. The winners of this award are presented with acrylic glass pyramids. He was the producer of the film ‘The Kids Are All Right’ in the year 2010. It was an American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko. The film was immediately taken away by the art house films division of NBC Universal, Focus Features after premiering the film at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie was the winner of two Golden Globes in the year 2011. The American actress Annette Carol Bening won the award for being the Best Musical or Comedy Actress. Celine Rattray, Jeff Levy-Hinte, and Gilbert won the award for Best Musical or Comedy Picture. The movie ‘The Kids Are All Right’ was also nominated for Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Picture i.e. the film was nominated for four Academy Awards as mentioned above. Gary Gilbert was also the producer of the American comedy film named Are You Here in the year 2013, which was directed by Matthew Weiner. The film was starred by Zach Galifianakis, a Greek-American actor, Owen Wilson, an American actor, and the American voice actress named Amy Meredith Poehler. Gilbert co-owns the team of National Basketball Association - the Cavs, the Cleveland Cavaliers. He owns it along with Dan Gilbert, his brother, and Usher. Dan Gilbert was the chairperson of a mortgage lending company named Quicken Loans, which was headquartered in the Qube. Rock Financial was founded by Gilbert in the year 1985 along with his brother. The company became one the largest mortgage lenders in the nation through Quicken Loans after a series of mergers. He also received a degree in business administration (BBA) from the Ross School of Business at a public research university named University of Michigan. He is now producing the film titled La La Land, an American musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.

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Gary Gilbert English Actor