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Weinstein, Paula 1945–

Weinstein, Paula 1945–


Born November 19, 1945, in New York, NY; daughter of Isadore Meyerson and Hannah (maiden name, Dorner) Weinstein (a producer); married Mark Rosenberg, 1984 (died, November 6, 1992); children: Hannah Mark. Education: Attended Columbia University. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish.


Office—Spring Creek Pictures, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 144, Suite 100B, Burbank, CA 91522


Producer. Began career as an assistant film editor, New York City; New York City Mayor's office, special events director, through 1973; worked as an agent at William Morris Agency and International Creative Management, Los Angeles, CA, 1973-76; Warner Bros., Burbank, CA, vice president of production, 1976-78; Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles, CA, senior vice president, 1978-80; Ladd Company, vice president and partner, 1980-81; United Artists, president, 1981-82; Columbia Pictures, Burbank, CA, independent producer and consultant, 1983-84; WW Productions, cofounder, 1984-87; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Worldwide Division, executive consultant, 1987-90; Spring Creek Productions, cofounder, 1990-98; Baltimore/Spring Creek Productions, cofounder, 1998-2002; Spring Creek Pictures, Burbank, CA, president, 2003—. Hollywood Women's Political Committee, founding member.

Awards, Honors:

Bill of Rights Award (with Mark Rosenberg), Southern California Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1989; CableACE Award, best movie or miniseries, National Cable Television Association, Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding made for television movie, 1993, both for Citizen Cohn; CableACE Award, best movie or miniseries, Emmy Award (with others), outstanding made for television movie, Television Producer of the Year in Longform (with others), Producers Guild of America, 1996, all for Truman; Crystal Award, Women in Film, 1999.


Film Producer:

American Flyers, Warner Bros., 1985.

A Dry White Season, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1989.

The Fabulous Baker Boys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

Fearless, Warner Bros., 1993.

Flesh and Bone, Paramount, 1993.

With Honors, Warner Bros., 1994.

Something to Talk About (also known as Grace Under Pressure), Warner Bros., 1995.

Analyze This, Warner Bros., 1999.

Liberty Heights, Warner Bros., 1999.

The Perfect Storm (also known as Der Sturm), Warner Bros., 2000.

An Everlasting Piece, Columbia, 2000.

Bandits, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Possession, USA Films, 2002.

Analyze That, Warner Bros., 2002.

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (animated; also known as Looney Tunes Back in Action: The Movie), Warner Bros., 2003.

Envy, Columbia, 2004.

Monster-In-Law (also known as Das Schwiegermoster), New Line Cinema, 2005.

Rumor Has It … (also known as Rumour Has It …), Warner Bros., 2005.

The Astronaut Farmer, Warner Bros., 2006.

Blood Diamond, Warner Bros., 2006.

Pride and Glory, New Line Cinema, 2008.

Film Executive Producer:

The House of the Spirits (also known as Andernes hus, A Casa dos espiritos, and Das Geisterhaus), Miramax, 1993.

Deliver Us from Eva, Warner Bros., 2003.

Film Appearances:

Herself, Inside "Bandits" (documentary), 2001.

Television Co-Executive Producer; Miniseries:

Salem Witch Trials, CBS, 2002.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

The Rose and the Jackal, TNT, 1990.

Bejeweled, Disney Channel, 1991.

Citizen Cohen, HBO, 1992.

Because Mommy Works, NBC, 1994.

Truman, HBO, 1995.

The Cherokee Kid, HBO, 1996.

First Time Felon, HBO, 1997.

Cloned, NBC, 1997.

Giving Up the Ghost, Lifetime, 1998.

If You Believe, Lifetime, 1999.

Crossed Over (also known as Destins croises), CBS, 2002.

Iron Jawed Angles, HBO, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Unauthorized Biography: Jane Fonda, syndicated, 1988.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Looney Tunes: Back in Action," HBO First Look, HBO, 2003.

Sunday Morning Shootout, AMC, 2004.

"Monster-In-Law," HBO First Look, HBO, 2005.

"Blood Diamond," HBO First Look, HBO, 2006.

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