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Producer BRIAN GRAZER, partnered with Ron Howard in Imagine Entertainment, has established himself as one of the most creative and prolific producers in the entertainment industry

Producer BRIAN GRAZER, partnered with Ron Howard in Imagine Entertainment, has established himself as one of the most creative and prolific producers in the entertainment industry. With a keen ability for spotting new talent as well as an ease with the written word, Mr. Grazer has been the driving force behind some of the film industry's most popular stars and projects. Mr. Grazer's Liar Liar, starring Jim Carrey and directed by Tom Shadyac, was the biggest opening weekend for a March release at $32 million dollars and has currently grossed over $300,000,000 worldwide. Mr. Grazer was also honored in March 1997 by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with his own star on Hollywood Blvd.

Within 1996, Mr. Grazer produced the fifth and sixth highest grossing movies of the year: Ransom and The Nutty Professor. Ransom, which to date has grossed over $300,000,000 worldwide stars Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise and Delroy Lino and is directed by Ron Howard. The Nutty Professor, starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tom Shadyac, won an Academy Award® for Best Makeup and The People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Motion Picture. The Nutty Professor has grossed over $270,000,000 worldwide.

Additionally, Mr. Grazer produced the critically acclaimed and box office success Apollo 13, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris and Kathleen Quinlan and directed by his partner Ron Howard. That year, Mr. Grazer received the Darryl F. Zanuck Motion Picture Producer of the Year award from the Producers Guild of America for his work on Apollo 13. The film has grossed over $335,000,000 worldwide and was nominated for nine Academy Awards® and four Golden Globe Awards; winning two Academy Awards® for Best Film Editing and Best Sound. Also, Apollo 13 was chosen Favorite Motion Picture and Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture by the People's Choice Awards, Best Picture by the Chicago Film Critics Awards and Best Cast and Best Supporting Actor (Ed Harris) by the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Mr. Grazer is currently producing Nutty 2, starring Eddie Murphy; Life, starring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence; Curious George; edTV, directed by Ron Howard and starring Matthew McConaughey, Ellen DeGeneres, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Hurley; Bowfinger, directed by Frank Oz and starring Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy; Detox, directed by Jim Gillespie and starring Sylvester Stallone; and Sea Wolf, directed by Ron Howard and starring Nicholas Cage. Mr. Grazer's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide.

Mr. Grazer is currently executive producer of the television series Felicity on WB, starring Keri Russell and Scott Speedman, as well as three television shows selected for fall/mid-season airing: The PJ's on FBC, starring the voice of Eddie Murphy; Sports Night on ABC, starring Josh Charles and Peter Krause; and Paul Reubens-Untitled on NBC, starring Paul Reubens and Monica Gannis. In addition, Mr. Grazer, along with Tom Hanks and Ron Howard, co-produced for HBO From the Earth to the Moon-thirteen one-hour episodes on the Apollo Space Program. It is the largest original programming investment ever made by HBO, and it recently premiered to great acclaim and won an Emmy for Best Mini Series. Mr. Grazer began his impressive career as a producer by developing television projects with Edgar J. Sherick and Daniel Blatt. During hi


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