Jonathan Taplin

Producer, Executive, Investment banker
Beginning his career as the road manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, Jonathan Taplin went on to become the producer of such innovative films as Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets" (1973), as well as the investment banker ... Read more »
Born: 07/18/1947 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Producer (14)

Cadillac Desert 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Native Americans 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

To Die For 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

K2 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Until the End of the World 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

Baby: The Secret of the Lost Legend 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

My Science Project 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Grandview, U.S.A. 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Under Fire 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Carny 1980 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Last Waltz 1978 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Gravy Train 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mean Streets 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

1968: 25th Anniversary 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Biography

Beginning his career as the road manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, Jonathan Taplin went on to become the producer of such innovative films as Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets" (1973), as well as the investment banker responsible for the Bass Brothers acquiring 21 percent of The Walt Disney Company.

Relationships

Charles Farrand Taplin

Father

Constance Willare Taplin

Mother

Blythe Taplin

Daughter

Daniela Taplin

Daughter

Nicholas Taplin

Son

Lesley Glib

Wife
married in 1980 divorced c. 1993

Rosana Soto

Wife
married in 1974 divorced in 1978 later married writer-director David S Ward

EDUCATION

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey 1969

Milestones

1995

Was executive producer of "To Die For"

1994

Produced PBS miniseries "The First Americans"

1991

Returned to active production with Wim Wenders' "Until the End of the World"

1988

Formed Trans Pacific Films

1982

Produced Shelley Duvall's Showtime series "Faerie Tale Theatre"

1981

Acquired Lions Gate Films from Robert Altman

1979

Served as president of Lions Gate Films

1973

Made debut as film producer with Martin Scorcese's "Mean Streets"

1970

Produced "The Concert for Bangladesh" with George Harrison

Named managing partner, First Media

Began career in show business as tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band

Left show business to become a vice-president at Merrill Lynch Investment Banking in Los Angeles

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