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World renown filmmaker MACE NEUFELD (Producer) brought to life one of the most popular series of motion pictures in Paramount Pictures' history

World renown filmmaker MACE NEUFELD (Producer) brought to life one of the most popular series of motion pictures in Paramount Pictures' history. Based on author Tom Clancy's best-selling books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, Neufeld and his production teams have created some of the most successful and enduring big screen adaptations ever. He also served as the producer on the classic OMEN series. To date, his films have grossed over a billion dollars worldwide. His keen eye for talent helped launch the careers of actors Kevin Costner and Alec Baldwin as well as some of Hollywood's leading directors such as Richard Donner, Roger Donaldson, John McTiernan and Phillip Noyce. Earlier in his career, Neufeld's management company guided some of the day's most popular musicians, comedians, actors and writers.

Along with Harvey Bernhard, Neufeld produced his first feature film, THE OMEN. Directed by Richard Donner, the supernatural thriller starred Gregory Peck and Lee Remick and became an international blockbuster in 1976. The duo went on to produce two hit sequels - DAMIEN: THE OMEN II and THE FINAL CONFLICT.

For Neufeld, the runaway success of the OMEN series was the beginning of a successful career as an independent producer. In the years to follow, the words "A Mace Neufeld Production" appeared on such off-beat films as Robert Aldrich's THE FRISCO KID, starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford; THE FUNHOUSE which was Tobe Hooper's first Hollywood feature; THE AVIATOR, starring Christopher Reeve; and TRANSYLVANIA 6-5000, starring Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis.

Neufeld also nurtured a remake of the classic thriller, THE BIG CLOCK that became the 1987 sleeper hit NO WAY OUT, starring Kevin Costner, Sean Young, Gene Hackman and Will Patton. The film earned critical acclaim and was the first hit for Costner and its director, Roger Donaldson.

In 1984 Neufeld acquired the rights to Tom Clancy's novel The Hunt for Red October when Clancy was still working as an insurance agent. It took Neufeld five years to convince the studio to make the picture and entrust it to an almost unknown director named John McTiernan. When THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, opened in 1989 it became an international blockbuster and launched a series of films based on Clancy's best-selling novels.

In 1989 Neufeld joined forces with former New World Entertainment chief, Robert G. Rehme, to form Neufeld/Rehme Productions. The company formed an exclusive motion picture production deal with Paramount Pictures that lasted until September 1997. Currently, Neufeld has an exclusive production contract with the studio.

Pictures produced under the Neufeld/Rehme banner include FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER directed by John Milius and starring Brad Johnson; NECESSARY ROUGHNESS directed by Stan Dragotti and starring Scott Bakula; John Landis' BEVERLY HILLS COP III with Eddie Murphy; and the box office hits PATRIOT GAMES and CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER both directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Harrison Ford. In 1992 Neufeld and Rehme were voted ShoWest Producers of the Year by NATO and Showmen of the Year by the Publicist Guild.

Last year Neufeld collaborated with director Noyce on Paramount's THE SAINT, starring Val Kilmer and Elizabeth Shue. Most recently, he produced this summer's LOST IN SPACE, starring Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, Mimi Rogers and Heather Graham. He also served as executiv


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