Sean Daniel

Executive, Producer, Documentarian
Born: 08/14/1951 in New York City, New York, USA


Producer (36)

Ben-Hur (Remake) 2016 (Movie)


Graceland 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

That's What I'm Talking About 2015 (Movie)


The Expanse 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Best Man Holiday 2013 (Movie)


The Wolfman 2010 (Movie)


The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008 (Movie)


The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior 2007 (Movie)


Alfie 2004 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dark Blue 2003 (Movie)


Intolerable Cruelty 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Hunted 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Scorpion King 2002 (Movie)


Attila 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Down to Earth 2001 (Movie)


Pootie Tang 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Rat Race 2001 (Movie)


The Mummy Returns 2001 (Movie)


Lucky Numbers 2000 (Movie)


The Gift 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Mummy 1999 (Movie)


The Jackal 1997 (Movie)


Don't Look Back 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Michael 1996 (Movie)


Mallrats 1995 (Movie)


Village of the Damned 1995 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

CB4 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dazed and Confused 1993 (Movie)


Hard Target 1993 (Movie)


Heart and Souls 1993 (Movie)


Tombstone 1993 (Movie)


American Me 1992 (Movie)


Pure Luck 1991 (Movie)


Mustang... The House that Joe Built 1974 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Everyday People (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Freedom Song (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (3)

Unseen Untold: The Blues Brothers 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)


Darkman 1990 (Movie)

2nd Policeman (Actor)

Spies Like Us 1985 (Movie)

Ace Tomato Driver (Actor)
Production Management (1)

Dynamite Woman 1975 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Other (1)

Lives in Hazard (TV Show)

Special Thanks


Beverly Daniel


Jeremy Daniel

served as a "front" for blacklisted screenwriter Abraham Polonsky later blacklisted as well


High School of Music and Art

New York , New York

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia , California 1973



Produced Richard Linklater's "That's What I'm Talking About."


Set up The Sean Daniel Company with "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor."


Began an extremely successful franchise with "The Mummy."


Had biggest box-office hit to date with Nora Ephron's "Michael"


Partnered with Jim Jacks in new production entity, Alphaville, headquartered at Universal Pictures


Resigned as president of film division of the Geffen Co. in November; started own production company


Resigned as production chief of Universal Pictures to join film division of Geffen Co. in March


Joined Universal Pictures


Worked as associate producer and assistant director on documentaries and low-budget feature films

Was a contributor to NYC's VILLAGE VOICE

Promoted to production chief at Universal Pictures

Served as vice president, production at Universal

Bonus Trivia


"It takes enormous energy to make a film as smart as it can be."--Sean Daniel in THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 1994 Craft Series: Producers