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Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: manager, studio chief, producer

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Charming and savvy to some, calculating and aloof to others, producer and talent manager Brad Grey has cultivated an entertainment career that took him from being a gofer for Harvey Weinstein to head of Paramount Pictures. Along the way, Grey has amassed a fortune that some have accused came about at the expense of clients, resulting in lawsuits over the years. Nonetheless, Grey has climbed the ladder of Hollywood success one deliberate step at a time with a careful eye on the thing that mattered most: satisfying his ambitions.

Charming and savvy to some, calculating and aloof to others, producer and talent manager Brad Grey has cultivated an entertainment career that took him from being a gofer for Harvey Weinstein to head of Paramount Pictures. Along the way, Grey has amassed a fortune that some have accused came about at the expense of clients, resulting in lawsuits over the years. Nonetheless, Grey has climbed the ladder of Hollywood success one deliberate step at a time with a careful eye on the thing that mattered most: satisfying his ambitions.

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1977:
Worked as a gofer for a young Harvey Weinstein who was a concert promoter
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Scouted young comedian Bob Saget in New York, making him Grey's first client
1984:
Met talent agent Bernie Brillstein in San Francisco for a television convention and soon formed Brillstein-Grey Entertainment
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Became Chairman of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment (BGE) which includes the company Brillstein-Grey Management
1986:
Made debut as a producer with the Showtime hit, "It's Garry Shandling's Show"
1992:
Produced the hit HBO series, "The Larry Sanders Show"
1993:
Produced the nightly talk show "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" (Comedy Central, 1993-1996); (ABC, 1997-2002)
1996:
Became sole owner of Brillstein-Grey, when Brillstein sold his shares of the company to Grey giving him full reign over operations
1998:
Produced the successful Adam Sandler comedy "The Wedding Singer"
1999:
Produced the Emmy award-winning hit "The Sopranos" (HBO)
2000:
Produced the comedy hit "Scary Movie"
2002:
Co-founded the production company, "Plan B Entertainment," with partners Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt
2005:
Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Paramount Motion Picture Group of Viacom in March, forcing him to step down from Brillstein-Grey and Plan B
2006:
Produced "The Departed," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio
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Education

University of New York, Buffalo: Buffalo , New York - 1979

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wife:
Jill Grey.

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