Brad Grey

Manager, Producer, Studio chief
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 ... Read more »
Born: 12/29/1957 in Bronx, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (68)

Real Time with Bill Maher 2002 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Jake in Progress 1996 - 1997, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Just Shoot Me 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Newsradio 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2000, 2002 - 2003, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Running with Scissors 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Boys 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 1999, 2002 - 2003, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

The Departed 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Jeff Foxworthy Show 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2000, 2002 - 2003, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

The Naked Truth 1994 - 1999, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

The Steve Harvey Show 1988 - 1989, 1994 - 2003, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cracking Up 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Lyon's Den 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

My Big Fat Greek Life 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

View From the Top 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

City by the Sea 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

In Memoriam: 9/11/01, New York City 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Late World With Zach 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Pasadena 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher 1992 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher After Party 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Sammy 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Scary Movie 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Screwed 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Politically Incorrect After Party 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

What Planet Are You From? 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Mr. Show 1995 - 1999 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Politically Incorrect After Party Presented By Pepsi 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Alright Already 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

C-16 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dirty Work 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Replacement Killers 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Wedding Singer 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Politically Incorrect's Greatest Hits With Bill Maher 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Bulletproof 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Happy Gilmore 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Cable Guy 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Dana Carvey Show 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Bodyguards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Inside America's Totally Unsolved Lifestyles 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The 15th Annual Young Comedians Show -- Hosted by Dana Carvey 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dennis Miller Show 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dennis Miller: Black & White 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Garry Shandling: Stand-Up 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Good Sports 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Penn & Teller: Don't Try This at Home! 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Sunday Night With Larry King 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Bob Saget -- In the Dream State 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

It's Garry Shandling's Show 1986 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Normal Life 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Opportunity Knocks 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Rock the House 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The 13th Annual Young Comedians Show Hosted By Dennis Miller 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (01/25/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (05/28/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (06/04/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (06/18/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (06/25/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Boys 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

It's Garry Shandling's Show -- 25th Anniversary Special 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

For Hope (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Three Sisters: Searching for a Cure (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Executive (1)

Merrill Markoe's Guide to Glamorous Living 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Production Executive
Writer (1)

The Burning 1981 (Movie)

(From Story)
Actor (1)

James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor
Other (1)

The Burning 1981 (Movie)

(Production Consultant)

Biography

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.

Relationships

Jill Gutterson Research

Wife
Met in college Married in 1982; Gutterson filed for divorce in January 2008 Divorced May 15, 2009

Cassandra Huysentruyt Grey

Wife
Engaged in 2010 Married April 17, 2011 In March 2012, a promotional video titled "The Princess of Bel Air" for Vogue Italy featuring Cassandra went viral

EDUCATION

2006
received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the State University of New York at the University at Buffalo

University of New York, Buffalo

Buffalo , New York 1979
graduated cum laude

Milestones

2006

Produced "The Departed," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio

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

2002

Co-founded the production company, "Plan B Entertainment," with partners Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt

2000

Produced the comedy hit "Scary Movie"

1999

Produced the Emmy award-winning hit "The Sopranos" (HBO)

1998

Produced the successful Adam Sandler comedy "The Wedding Singer"

1996

Became sole owner of Brillstein-Grey, when Brillstein sold his shares of the company to Grey giving him full reign over operations

1993

Produced the nightly talk show "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" (Comedy Central, 1993-1996); (ABC, 1997-2002)

1992

Produced the hit HBO series, "The Larry Sanders Show"

1986

Made debut as a producer with the Showtime hit, "It's Garry Shandling's Show"

1984

Met talent agent Bernie Brillstein in San Francisco for a television convention and soon formed Brillstein-Grey Entertainment

1977

Worked as a gofer for a young Harvey Weinstein who was a concert promoter

Scouted young comedian Bob Saget in New York, making him Grey's first client

Became Chairman of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment (BGE) which includes the company Brillstein-Grey Management

Bonus Trivia

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Brillstein-Grey Entertainment is cited by Forbes Magazine as "Hollywood's most successful management and production firm"

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