Birthday: 21-09-1943
Age: 75
Star sign: Libra

Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the most successful American film and television producers of all time. Throughout his career of more than 40 years, he has given Hollywood some of the best motion pictures it has ever witnessed; like Top Gun, Con Air, Armageddon, Bad Boys and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. People credit him for creating some of the most popular Television series like CSI, Cold Case, and The Amazing Race. He is currently the director of ZeniMax Media.

Born on 21st September 1943, this 72-year producer started working in 1972. Bruckheimer had been interested in films as well as photography since he was young. Studying from the University of Arizona, the producer earned a degree in psychology along with algebra minor. He worked in advertising in Detroit and also in New York City before starting his work in the field of production.

Deciding to start production, he left advertising and worked on films like March or Die and Farewell, My Lovely with Dick Richards initially. After this, he worked on the movies- American Gigolo and Cat People with Paul Schrader. It was this that truly brought him fame and attention in the Hollywood Film Industry. Between 1980 and 1990, he collaborated with Don Simpson and created many highly successful Hollywood movies for Paramount Pictures. His first big hit, 1983’s Flashdance, was made by him along with Don Simpson. He has produced almost 50 motion pictures since and continued to do so even today. His latest upcoming movie is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell no Tales.

Jerry Bruckheimer was aptly nicknamed ‘Mr. Blockbuster’ owing to a large number of highly commercially successful cinematic creations produced by him. In 2003, he was named ‘The single most powerful man in Hollywood’ by the editors of the magazine Entertainment Weekly. In 2007, he was listed no.39 on the Forbes Celebrity Hundred list.

Jerry Bruckheimer movies and television series got 41 Academy Award nominations, 4 Golden Globe wins, 20 Emmy Award wins, 23 People’s Choice nominations for 15 wins and various awards by MTV.After 47 successful movies and 28 great television series, we can say that he has more than done justice to his words of transporting his audience from one place to another.

Jeremy Thomas English Actor

Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Jack Thomas is an English film producer. He is the founder and chairman of the Recorded Picture Company. Jeremy was born in London into a family that had directors like Ralph Philip Thomas, his father and Gerald Thomas, his uncle. Therefore cinema ran in Jeremy’s blood ever since childhood, and it was very early in his growing years that Jeremy decided to work in the film industry. He began his career by working in movies such as Family Life, The Harder They Come, and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. He also worked as an editor in the movies A Misfortune by Ken Loach, and Brother, Can you Spare a Dime? by Philippe Mora. Mad Dog Morgan was the first film that Jeremy produced in 1974 in Australia. After that, there has been no looking back. He then went on to invest in numerous movies like Eureka, Bad Timing, and Insignificance, all directed by the director Nicolas Roeg. He has also produced The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle by Julien Temple; Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Oshima; and Stephen Frears’s The Hit. He has produced The Shout, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, a movie that won the prestigious Grand Prix de Jury Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Bernardo Bertolucci’s epic movie The Last Emperor that won nine Oscars at the 1987 Academy Awards was also produced by Jeremy Thomas. He premiered Essential Killing by Jerzy Skolimowski at the Venice Film Festival in the year 2010 and the movie won three prizes, along with the Jury Prize. Other films produced by Jeremy Thomas include Everybody Wins by Karel Reisz, Let Him Have It by Peter Medak, Naked Lunch by David Cronenberg, Victory by Mark Peploe, etc. He has also produced movies like The Sheltering Sky, Little Buddha and Stealing Beauty, all directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. All The Little Animals released in the year 1998 is both directed and produced by Jeremy Thomas. He founded the HanWay Films in 1998, that went on to become the international sales mechanism to service his own productions. Thomas Jeremy has worked as the Chairman of The British Film Institute for five years ranging from August 1992 to December 1997. Throughout his career, Jeremy has been an honorable recipient of some prestigious awards like the Michael Balcon Award from BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema, and the European Film Award in the category of Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema. Another notable achievement of Jeremy Thomas has been his position as the President of the Jury at many film festivals, including those held in Tokyo, Berlin, and Cannes. He was also the President of the Jury at the Sebastian Film Festival. In the year 2000, Jeremy Thomas was chosen by the British Film Institute as the Life Fellow. In 2009, he was elected as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Recent productions by Jeremy Thomas include movies like Tale of Tales by Matteo Garrone, High Rise by Ben Wheatley, Richard Shepard’s Don Hemingway, Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, etc.

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Jesse Kennedy

Jesse Kennedy is a well-known American film producer, editor as well as a writer. He has produced movies such as Brooklyn’s Finest (2010), Stolen (2012), Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013) and A Case of You (2013). He was born on 5th February 1973 in Manhattan, USA. He is married to Julia Kennedy since 19th April 2003. Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is one famous movie which is produced by him. Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara and Ben Foster, this is a drama set in Texas about an outlaw who claims responsibility for the murder of a police officer at the hands of his wife. It  released on the 22nd of July, 2015 in the United States of America. A Case of You is another good example. 2013 Tribeca film festival played this romantic comedy film starring Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. This film got released in 2013 in the United States. Another of his excellent productions is Brooklyn’s Finest. This movie is set on the streets of Brooklyn. It includes three police officers who struggle to fight temptation while upholding the law. This film was released in theatres on the 5th of March, 2010 in the United States of America. Stolen is a movie produced by Jesse too. Starring the famous actor Nicolas Cage as an ex-con artist who arranges money for his daughter’s kidnappers, Stolen is a very engaging movie. This picture was directed by Simon West and released on the 6th of June, 2013 in the United States. He also appeared on HBO First Look as the associate producer for Alien vs. Predator. He was also a film crew member for the 2014 film Sweepstakes.The movies he has worked on as a producer, as well as an editor and a writer, have justly won quite some awards and nominations.

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