Birnbaum, Roger 1950-

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Birnbaum, Roger 1950-


Born 1950, in Teaneck, NJ; married Pamela, c. 1985; children: one. Education: Attended the University of Denver.


Office—Spyglass Entertainment Group, 10900 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024.


Producer. A&M Records, vice president of artists and repertoire, 1973-76; Arista Records, senior vice president of artists and repertoire, 1976-78; Robert Stigwood Organization, special assistant to chairman of the board of directors, 1978-80; Monument Pictures, president, 1980-85; Guber/Peters Co., president, 1985-87; United Artists, president of production, 1987-88; Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles, CA, president of worldwide production, 1988-93, executive vice president, 1991-93; Caravan Pictures, chief executive officer, 1993-99; Spyglass Entertainment (a film production company), founder (with Gary Barber), co-chairman, chief executive producer, and producing partner, 1999—; Roger Birnbaum Productions, Los Angeles, CA, producer.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime Emmy Award (with others), outstanding children's special, 1985, for "All the Kids Do It," CBS Schoolbreak Special.


Film Executive Producer:

Who's That Girl?, 1987.

Angie, Buena Vista, 1994.

Before and After, Buena Vista, 1996.

Maximum Risk (also known as Bloodstone and The Exchange), Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996.

The Beautician and the Beast, Paramount, 1997.

Overnight Delivery, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Keeping the Faith, Touchstone Pictures, 2000.

Unbreakable, Buena Vista, 2000.

Out Cold, Buena Vista, 2001.

Inspector Gadget 2 (also known as IG2), Walt Disney Pictures, 2003.

Bruce Almighty, Universal, 2003.

1 Love (also known as The Supreme Court), Spyglass Entertainment, 2003.

Seabiscuit, Universal, 2003.

The Legend of Zorro (also known as Z), Columbia, 2005.

Memoirs of a Geisha, Columbia, 2005.

Eight Below (also known as 8 Below), Buena Vista, 2006.

Stay Alive, Buena Vista, 2006.

Stick It, Buena Vista, 2006.

Film Producer:

The Sure Thing, 1985.

Young Sherlock Holmes, 1985.

The Three Musketeers, Buena Vista, 1993.

Angels in the Outfield (also known as Angels), 1994.

A Low Down Dirty Shame (also known as Mister Cool), Buena Vista, 1994.

Houseguest, Buena Vista, 1995.

The Jerky Boys, Buena Vista, 1995.

Heavyweights, Buena Vista, 1995.

Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill (also known as Tall Tale), Buena Vista, 1995.

While You Were Sleeping, Buena Vista, 1995.

The Big Green, Buena Vista, 1995.

Powder, Buena Vista/Hollywood Pictures, 1995.

Celtic Pride, Buena Vista, 1996.

First Kid, Buena Vista, 1996.

The Rich Man's Wife, Buena Vista, 1996.

Metro, Buena Vista, 1997.

Grosse Pointe Blank, Buena Vista, 1997.

Gone Fishin', Buena Vista, 1997.

G.I. Jane, Buena Vista, 1997.

Washington Square, Buena Vista, 1997.

Rocket Man (also known as RocketMan), Buena Vista, 1997.

Six Days, Seven Nights (also known as 6 Days 7 Nights), Buena Vista, 1998.

Simon Birch (also known as Angels and Armadillos), Buena Vista, 1998.

Rush Hour, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Holy Man, Buena Vista, 1998.

Inspector Gadget, Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 1999.

Shanghai Noon, Buena Vista, 2000.

Rush Hour 2, New Line Cinema, 2001.

The Count of Monte Cristo (also known as Alexandre Dumas' "The Count of Monte Cristo"), Buena Vista, 2001.

Reign of Fire, Buena Vista, 2002.

Dragonfly (also known as Im Zeichen der libelle), Universal, 2002.

Abandon, Paramount, 2002.

The Recruit, Buena Vista, 2003.

Shanghai Knights, Buena Vista, 2003.

The Perfect Score (also known as Voll gepunktet), Paramount, 2004.

Connie and Carla, Universal, 2004.

Mr. 3000, Buena Vista, 2004.

The Pacifier (also known as Gnome and La Pacifacteur), Buena Vista, 2005.

The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, Buena Vista, 2005.

The Lookout, 2007.

The Invisible, Buena Vista, 2007.

Evan Almighty, Universal, 2007.

Underdog, Buena Vista, 2007.

Rush Hour 3, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Balls of Fury, Rogue Pictures, 2007.

Flash of Genius, 2008.

27 Dresses, Fox 2000, 2008.

Bunny Lake Is Missing, Columbia, 2008.

Film Assistance:

Rain Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1988.

Film Appearances:

The Sure Thing, Embassy, 1985.

Hollywood type, Making Sandwiches, Fortis Films, 1998.

Himself, A Piece of the Action: Behind the Scenes of "Rush Hour" (documentary), 1999.

Himself, Spy School: Inside the CIA Training Program (documentary short), Touchstone Home Video, 2003.

Television Work; Series:

Producer (with Ervin Zavada) Ryan's Four, ABC, 1983.

Executive producer, Miracles, ABC and Vision/TV Canada, 2003.

Television Work; Movies:

Producer (with Ervin Zavada), When Your Lover Leaves, NBC, 1983.

Producer, Scandal Sheet (also known as The Devil's Bed), ABC, 1985.

Executive producer, Bay Coven (also known as The Devils of Bay Cove, Strangers in Town, The Devils of Bay Cove, and Eye of the Demon), NBC, 1987.

Executive producer, Angels in the Endzone, ABC, 1997.

Executive producer, Flash, 1998.

Executive producer, Angels in the Infield, ABC, 2000.

Executive producer, The Ranch, Showtime, 2004.

Television Work; Specials:

Executive producer, "All the Kids Do It," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1984.

Producer, Happily Ever After, PBS, 1985.

Television Work; Episodic:

Producer, "Happily Ever After," WonderWorks, PBS, 1985.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Naked Hollywood," A&E Premieres, Arts and Entertainment, 1991.