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Also Known As: Russell S. Schwartz Died:
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Birth Place: Profession: producer, executive

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Russell Schwartz rose through the ranks of the independent film world to become president of Gramercy Pictures, responsible for the release of such applauded films as Stephen Soderbergh's "King of the Hill" (1994), the Oscar-nominated "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994), Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking" (1995) and the Coen brothers' Oscar-winning "Fargo" (1996).

Russell Schwartz rose through the ranks of the independent film world to become president of Gramercy Pictures, responsible for the release of such applauded films as Stephen Soderbergh's "King of the Hill" (1994), the Oscar-nominated "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994), Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking" (1995) and the Coen brothers' Oscar-winning "Fargo" (1996).

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Served as president of the Film League, a New York based marketing company, in the late 1970s
1981:
Was line producer on "They All Laughed", directed by Peter Bogdanovich
1983:
Joined Island Alive
1986:
Executive produced "Down By Law", directed by Jim Jarmusch
1987:
Named president of Island Pictures
1988:
Resigned as president of Island Pictures on June 1
1988:
Produced the River Phoenix vehicle, "A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon"
1988:
Named executive vice president at Miramax
1992:
Became president of Gramercy Pictures
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Education

Hunter College: New York , New York -

Notes

Not to be confused with the Russell Schwartz who works for HBO Independent Productions as executive vice president of business and planning.

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wife:
Dana Cioffi. Producer.
wife:
Dana Cioffi. Physician.

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son:
Zane Thomas Schwartz. Born in January 1993.
son:
Zane Thomas Schwartz. Mother of Grazer's two children.

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