Joel Silver

 

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Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is an American film producer, known for action films like Lethal Weapon and Die Hard. He is owner of Silver Pictures and co-founder of Dark Castle Entertainment. Silver grew up in South Orange, New Jersey, the son of a writer and a public relations executive.  He attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, where he is credited with inventing the sport of Ultimate (then known as "Ultimate Frisbee").  In 1970, he entered Lafayette College, where he formed the first collegiate Ultimate team. He finished his undergraduate studies at the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Silver began his career at Lawrence Gordon Productions, where he eventually became president of motion pictures for the company. He earned his first screen credit as the associate producer on The Warriors and, with Gordon, produced 48 Hrs. ,Streets of Fire and Brewster's Millions

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Joel Silver

Born 1952-07-14 (68 years ago) in South Orange, New Jersey, USA.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (Hudson Hawk) 12th Golden Raspberry Awards 1991 Hudson Hawk
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (The Adventures of Ford Fairlane) 11th Golden Raspberry Awards 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Razzie Award for Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel (House of Wax) 26th Golden Raspberry Awards 2005 House of Wax
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (House of Wax) 26th Golden Raspberry Awards 2005 House of Wax
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show (Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House) 24th Daytime Emmy Awards 1997 Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (Hudson Hawk) 12th Golden Raspberry Awards 1991 Hudson Hawk
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (The Adventures of Ford Fairlane) 11th Golden Raspberry Awards 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Razzie Award for Worst Picture (Road House) 10th Golden Raspberry Awards 1989 Road House
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Karyn Fields(Gifta: 1999-07-10–) 1999-07-10 Gifta

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Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is an American film producer, known for action films like Lethal Weapon and Die Hard. He is owner of Silver Pictures and co-founder of Dark Castle Entertainment.

Silver grew up in South Orange, New Jersey, the son of a writer and a public relations executive. He attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, where he is credited with inventing the sport of Ultimate (then known as "Ultimate Frisbee"). In 1970, he entered Lafayette College, where he formed the first collegiate Ultimate team. He finished his undergraduate studies at the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Silver began his career at Lawrence Gordon Productions, where he eventually became president of motion pictures for the company. He earned his first screen credit as the associate producer on The Warriors and, with Gordon, produced 48 Hrs.,Streets of Fire and Brewster's Millions. In 1985, he formed Silver Pictures and produced successful action films such as Commando (1985), the Lethal Weapon franchise, the first two films of the Die Hard series and the The Matrix franchise of action films. Silver appears on-screen at the beginning of Who Framed Roger Rabbit as Raoul J. Raoul, the director of the animated short Something's Cookin. Silver directed "Split Personality", (1992), an episode of the HBO horror anthology, Tales from the Crypt. He currently runs two production companies, Silver Pictures and Dark Castle Entertainment co-owned by Robert Zemeckis. Along with Jared Kass, Silver was co-creator of the sport of Ultimate. On July 10, 1999, Silver married his production assistant Karyn Fields.

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