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 Brad Grey

Brad Grey

Birth
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 14 May 2017 (aged 57)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 179363925 · View Source
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American Television and Film Producer, Philantropist. Grey was the former chairman and chief executive of Paramount Pictures who led the studio for 12 years. He started in show business while he was studying at the University of Buffalo, and began his career as an assistant to Harvey Weinstein while he and brother Bob started out promoting rock concerts. Grey’s first production was a Frank Sinatra concert in Buffalo at age 20. He then he began signing stand up comics at comedy clubs, with Bob Saget and Garry Shandling among his first clients, many more would follow. Grey was considered the most successful talent manager of his era. At Paramount, he had early successes that included the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise, 'Iron Man' and other films in a distribution deal with Marvel, and such films as 'Shrek the Third', the 'Transformers' and 'Paranormal Activity' franchises. Other films under his tenure include 'An Inconvenient Truth', 'There Will Be Blood', 'No Country for Old Men', 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 'Babel', 'Shutter Island', 'The Fighter' and 'True Grit'. He also oversaw the purchase of DreamWorks SKG was also responsible for the worldwide business operations for Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Animation, Studio Group and Worldwide Television Distribution. Grey, who was integral in raising money for alternative life-saving cancer research at USC’s Westside Cancer Center, died from complications of cancer.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 15 May 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 179363925
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Brad Grey (29 Dec 1959–14 May 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179363925, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.