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Jerry Bruckheimer

​American film and television producer Jerome Leon "Jerry" Bruckheimer has achieved great success in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. Bruckheimer started producing films in the 1970s, after leaving his job in advertising, with director Dick Richards. They had worked together on the films The Culpepper Cattle Company, Farewell, My Lovely, and March or Die. Bruckheimer then worked with Paul Schrader on two movies, American Gigolo and Cat People, which began to give him notice in Hollywood. His best known television series are CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Eleventh Hour, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Amazing Race, and Dark Blue. His best known movies include Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air, Coyote Ugly, Crimson Tide, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Gone in 60 Seconds, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Pirates of the Caribbean, G-Force, King Arthur, Prince of Persia and the National Treasure franchise. Many of his films were produced by Paramount and Disney, while many of his television series were co-produced by Warner Bros. As of 2010, Bruckheimer has produced over 40 feature films, and is regarded in the industry as one of the most successful movie producers of all time. Bruckheimer has been married twice. His first wife was Bonnie Bruckheimer. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his second wife, novelist Linda Bruckheimer. He also has one stepdaughter, Alexandra. The couple also owns a farm in Bloomfield, Kentucky, as well as another in Ojai, south of Santa Barbara


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Born:
Sep 21, 1945 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
32
First Appeared:
In the series CBS News Sunday Morning 1979-01-28
Latest Project:
Movie The Golden Hour: Making of Days of Thunder 2020-10-01
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Golden Hour: Making of Days of Thunder Himself 2020-10-01
Movie American Dream: Detroit Unknown 2018-05-01
Movie Dead Men Tell More Tales: The Making of a New Adventure Self 2017-10-03
Series Quotidien Self 2016-09-12
Movie On Stranger Tides: Johnny and Judi Self 2011-10-18
Movie In Search of the Fountain Self 2011-10-18
Movie Johnny Vs. Geoffrey Self 2011-10-18
Movie Legends of on Stranger Tides Self 2011-10-18
Movie Last Sail, First Voyage Self 2011-10-18
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010-11-12
Movie The World of Chow Yun-Fat Self 2007-12-04
Movie Keith and the Captain: On Set with Johnny and the Rock Legend Self 2007-12-04
Movie The Pirate Maestro: The Music of Hans Zimmer Self 2007-12-04
Movie The Tale of the Many Jacks Self 2007-12-04
Movie Anatomy of a Scene: The Maelstrom Self 2007-12-04
Movie Dead Man Tell New Tales: Re-Imagineering the Attraction Self 2006-12-06
Movie Creating the Kraken Self 2006-12-06
Movie Mastering the Blade with Orlando, Keira and Jack Self 2006-12-06
Movie Meet Davy Jones: Anatomy of a Legend Self 2006-12-06
Movie Charting the Return: Dead Man's Chest Self 2006-12-06
Movie Pirates on Location: Cannibal Island & Tortuga Bar Brawl Self 2006-12-06
Movie A Producer's Photo Diary Self 2006-12-06
Movie The Lost Disc: Spirit of the Ride Self 2005-04-25
Movie The Lost Disc: The Monkey's Name Is Jack Self 2005-04-25
Movie The Lost Disc: Becoming Captain Jack Self 2005-04-25
Movie The Making of 'King Arthur' Self 2004-08-24
Movie Danger Zone: The Making of Top Gun Self 2004-12-14
Movie Diary of a Producer Self 2003-12-02
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie An Epic at Sea: The Making of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' Self 2003-12-02
Series The Early Show Self 1999-11-01
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-01-28