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Brad Grey

  • Birthplace: New York, New York
  • Birthday: December 29
Date of passing: 
May 14, 2017

Brad Grey was the former chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. He led the studio for twelve years, during franchises that included the Transformer movies, Star Trek films, and the Mission: Impossible series, as well as Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth.

Grey also served as a producer on many television series including It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, The Dana Carvey Show, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, The Naked Truth, Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Larry Sanders Show, NewsRadio, Politically Incorrect, Pasadena, Just Shoot Me!, The Sopranos, and Real Time with Bill Maher.

Grey also contributed to the films Happy Gilmore, The Cable Guy, The Wedding Singer, Scary Movie, View from the Top, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Departed, Running with Scissors, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

As executive producer of The Sopranos, he won two best drama series Emmy Awards, and he also won four Peabody Awards. He had 31 additional Emmy nominations.

Brad Grey was the former chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. He led the studio for twelve years, during franchises that included the Transformer movies, Star Trek films, and the Mission: Impossible series, as well as Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth.

Grey also served as a producer on many television series including It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, The Dana Carvey Show, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, The Naked Truth, Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Larry Sanders Show, NewsRadio, Politically Incorrect, Pasadena, Just Shoot Me!, The Sopranos, and Real Time with Bill Maher.

Grey also contributed to the films Happy Gilmore, The Cable Guy, The Wedding Singer, Scary Movie, View from the Top, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Departed, Running with Scissors, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

As executive producer of The Sopranos, he won two best drama series Emmy Awards, and he also won four Peabody Awards. He had 31 additional Emmy nominations.

As a manager, his clients included Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Bill Maher, Marc Anthony, Jim Belushi, Wayne Brady, Dana Carvey, Bob Costas, Courteney Cox, Rudolph Giuliani, Greg Kinnear, Rob Lowe, John Malkovich, Lorne Michaels, Dennis Miller, Guy Ritchie, Adam Sandler, Martin Short, Christian Slater and Jimmy Smits.

Grey died May 14, 2017, in Los Angeles. He was 59.

 

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Brad Grey

Brad Grey

Photo credit: 
AP Photo/Phil McCarten

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins31 Nominations

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television

Outstanding Variety Series - 2014

Outstanding Variety Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2008

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2007

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2007

  • Winner
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2006

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2006

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2005

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • HBO
  • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2004

  • Winner
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2003

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2001

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey, Executive Producer
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 2000

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey,
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series - 1999

  • Nominee
  • Brad Grey,
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment