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RATE AND COMMENT
First job in industry, as a runner for Zoetrope, a music video company; eventually began producing videos
Founded Direct Productions
Founded Initial Pictures (with Scott Millaney)
Produced first feature film, "Sid and Nancy"
Joined with Tim Bevan in Working Title Films
Executive produced Tim Robbins' directorial debut, "Bob Roberts"
Served as executive producer on the Oscar-nominated Best Picture "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
First worked with the Coen brothers as executive producer of "The Hudsucker Proxy"
Executive produced "Armisted Maupin's Tales of the City" for PBS
Served as executive producer on "Panther," directed by Mario Van Peebles
Re-teamed with Tim Robbins as executive producer of "Dead Man Walking"
Second teaming with the Coen brothers on the award-winning "Fargo"
Executive produced "The Big Lebowski" for the Coens
Had international hit with the comedy "Bean," starring Rowan Atkinson
Established special effects subsidiary Double Negative
Executive produced the period drama "Elizabeth"; earned first Academy Award nomination for Best Picture
Signed five-year deal with Universal
Working Title released "Notting Hill" teaming Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts
Co-Produced the romantic comedy "Bridget Jones Diary"
Produced Richard Curtis' directorial debut "Love Actually"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Comedy or Musical Picture
Produced the sequel "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason"
Produced the controversal "United 93"
Again collaborated with Atkinson for "Mr. Bean's Holiday"
Earned second Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for producing "Atonement"
Co-produced with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, "Frost/Nixon"; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best motion picture of the year
Produced the Richard Curtis directed, "Pirate Radio"
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