Brian Grazer

“You are born curious, and no matter how much battering your curiosity has taken, it’s standing by, ready to be awakened.”

-- Brian Grazer

Academy Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning producer and New York Times Bestselling author Brian Grazer has been making movies and television programs for over 25 years.

Grazer’s productions have been nominated for 43 Oscars® and 158 Emmys. His films have generated over $13.5 billion in worldwide theatrical, music and video grosses. Grazer has been personally nominated for four Academy Awards®, and in 2002 he won the Best Picture Oscar® for A Beautiful Mind. His book A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life spent 4 weeks on the NY Times bestseller list.

Other film credits include Frost/NixonAmerican GangsterThe Da Vinci Code8 MileApollo 13Liar LiarParenthood; and Splash.

Grazer’s television credits include Empire24Arrested DevelopmentParenthoodFriday Night Lights and the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

Grazer met his longtime friend and business partner Ron Howard in the early 1980’s. Their collaboration began in 1985 with the hit comedies Night Shift and Splash, and in 1986 the two founded Imagine Entertainment.