Barbara Williams

Barbara Williams
Veteran of Canadian repertory theater and TV who made her film debut opposite Steven Bauer in "Thief of Hearts" (1984) and subsequently appeared in "Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling" (1986), "Tiger Warsaw" and "Watchers" (all 1988). Williams gave a memorable performance as a tough working-class woman struggling to raise her disabled son alone in John Sayles' 1991 drama, "City of Hope".

Bob Weinstein

The younger, quieter half of the Weinstein brothers who, as co-chairs of Miramax Film Corporation, have flourished amid a flurry of filmic fanfare surrounding their distribution of controversial cinema. While Harvey ("Mr. Outside") makes the deals and manages the three-ring circuses of publicity often surrounding Miramax product, Bob ("Mr. Inside") manages the company's expenditures and revenue...

Chuck Russell

From a job sweeping soundstages, Charles 'Chuck' Russell worked his way up to line producer and assistant director on low-budget items for Sunn Classics and for producer Roger Corman (as on "Death Race 2000," 1975). He copped his first producing credit on the modestly made and rather routine horror flick "The Hearse" (1980) and moved to executive status for the similarly derivative "Hell Night"...

Jane Anderson

Jane Anderson
An award-winning, openly lesbian writer, Jane Anderson first garnered attention for her pungent and wittily observed teleplay for the 1993 HBO original "The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom". Her script depicted the scrambling by American TV networks for the rights to the story and the aftermath of the crime yet never lost sight of the humanity of the...