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Jann Wenner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wenner kickstarted his acting career in comedies like the Tom Cruise hit "Jerry Maguire" (1996). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Fast Copy" (NBC, 1985-86) and "Linda McCartney: Behind the Lens" (1993-94). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Where It's At: The Rolling Stone State of the Union" (ABC, 1997-98) and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (TLC, 1998-99). As his entertainment career progressed, he appeared in the Billy Crudup comedic drama "Almost Famous" (2000). Wenner continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s through the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "The Beatles Revolution" (ABC, 2000-01), "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: 17th Annual Induction Ceremony" (VH1, 2001-02) and "I'm From Rolling Stone" (MTV, 2006-07). His credits also expanded to "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson" (2008) and "For No Good Reason" (2013). Most recently, Wenner produced "2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" (HBO, 2014-15). Wenner was nominated for an Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Primetime Emmy Award for "The 25th...

Jann Wenner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wenner kickstarted his acting career in comedies like the Tom Cruise hit "Jerry Maguire" (1996). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Fast Copy" (NBC, 1985-86) and "Linda McCartney: Behind the Lens" (1993-94). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Where It's At: The Rolling Stone State of the Union" (ABC, 1997-98) and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (TLC, 1998-99). As his entertainment career progressed, he appeared in the Billy Crudup comedic drama "Almost Famous" (2000). Wenner continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s through the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "The Beatles Revolution" (ABC, 2000-01), "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: 17th Annual Induction Ceremony" (VH1, 2001-02) and "I'm From Rolling Stone" (MTV, 2006-07). His credits also expanded to "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson" (2008) and "For No Good Reason" (2013). Most recently, Wenner produced "2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" (HBO, 2014-15). Wenner was nominated for an Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Primetime Emmy Award for "The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concert" in 2010.

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 Swing State (2008)
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 Jerry Maguire (1996) Scully
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 Perfect (1985) Mark Roth
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 Monterey 40 (2007)
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 Beatles Revolution, The (2000) Interviewee
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2006:
After initially buying a single share in <i>Us Weekly</i> in 1985, became the sole owner of the magazine
2016:
Sold 49% of <i>Rolling Stone</i> to Singaporean investment firm BandLab
1967:
Co-founded <i>Rolling Stone</i> with Ralph J. Gleason
1977:
Founded <i>Outside</i>
1993:
Founded <i>Family Life</i>
2016:
Founded video game editorial site Glixel
2017:
Put his remaining 51% ownership of <i>Rolling Stone</i> up for sale
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