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About Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein is an American film studio executive renowned for producing some of the most successful independent films in America. Some of his notable films include 1994's "Pulp Fiction", 1996's "Flirting with Disaster" and 1998's "Shakespeare in Love". He is also known as the co-founder (along with his younger brother Bob Weinstein) of the renowned entertainment company Miramax and the independent film studio, The Weinstein Company.
Harvey won an Academy Award for the film “Shakespeare in Love” starring Gwyneth Paltrow. He has also won several Tony Awards for shows including “Billy Elliot the Musical” and “The Producers”.
Harvey has been married twice and has several children. He fathered 3 children with his 1st wife, Eve Chilton and 2 children with his second wife, Georgina Chapman.
In 2012, Harvey was targeted by Vivek Shah for extortion. Vivek told Harvey he would kill his family if he didn’t wire money to Vivek’s off-shore bank account. Vivek was caught and prosecuted.
Harvey is a convicted sex offender.
In 2017, he was fired from his own company after dozens of women (including famous actresses and models) accused him of sexually abusing them. These allegations acted as catalysts for the famous #MeToo movement.
On the 25th of May, 2018, while in New York, he was arrested and officially charged with sexual assault.
On March 11, 2020, he was sentenced to 23 years in jail after being found guilty of rape.
It was reported (in March, 2020) that Weinstein had tested positive for the deadly coronavirus while in prison.
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Famous quotes by Harvey Weinstein
All my life, I have loved and been inspired by French cinema, and as a studio head it has been my pride and joy to have the ability to bring movies to audiences around the world.Harvey Weinstein
All my movies got screwed up because of my personality.Harvey Weinstein
As a young man, I went to Paris and soaked up many hours of film knowledge from Robert Hakim in my efforts to become a producer.Harvey Weinstein
Audiences want to see intelligent movies.Harvey Weinstein
Every time I do a movie like 'Finding Neverland' or 'Chocolat' or 'Shakespeare' in Love,' we deal with the creative process, but there's humor and fun along the way. I always love that kind of movie.Harvey Weinstein
George Clooney's 'Ides of March' could be the most under-appreciated movie of the year. In 20 years they're gonna go back and say, 'Oh, that was American politics in that time period.' I follow politics, I love it, and that movie is so authentic.Harvey Weinstein
I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.Harvey Weinstein
I just finished my homework fast, I was bored to death. There wasn't 500 channels so there was a thing for a librarian to teach a kid like me about reading. I started reading early and I read all the time, because I love it.Harvey Weinstein
I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now.Harvey Weinstein
I must admit, even though I'm the product of two Jewish parents, I think the Irish temper got in there somewhere, so I'm going to check Mom's genealogy.Harvey Weinstein
I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.Harvey Weinstein
I remember when I took Quentin Tarantino with me to a very private screening of the documentary 'Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired,' which shows some of the legal irregularities of his case. I was involved by the film, and it was an amazing experience to see people weep at the end of it.Harvey Weinstein
I think I took my eye off the ball. From about 2005, 2006, 2007, I was out of it. I thought I could oversee movies and have it done for me, so to speak.Harvey Weinstein
I want to deal with somebody who comes from another country to the United States and has a family that comes. I don't care if it's a black family from Jamaica or a Hispanic family from Mexico. These issues need to be dealt with, but they need to be dealt with in the entertaining way.Harvey Weinstein
I wanted to do something inspirational for my children.Harvey Weinstein
I... grew up in politics and I used to work for the Democratic Party.Harvey Weinstein
I'd never made a teen comedy in my life.Harvey Weinstein
I'm probably the only person who goes to work and says 'Wow, it's really nice here and sweet,' even in the competitive movie business.Harvey Weinstein
I've been involved with violent movies, and then I've also said at a certain point, 'I can't take it anymore. Please cut it.' You know, you've got to respect the filmmaker, and it's a really tough issue.Harvey Weinstein
I've had such a great track record in making a huge profit when the movies are smaller.Harvey Weinstein
If an Internet company steals content, they shut it down. And let me tell you, Apple France, Yahoo France or Google France, none of them have gone out of business.Harvey Weinstein
If we don't get gun-control laws in this country, we are full of beans. To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States is pathetic. And I agree with Mayor Michael Bloomberg: It's time to put up or shut up about gun control for both parties.Harvey Weinstein
It's hard to think of yourself as a brand, especially when I have four daughters who kick my butt early in the morning every day before I go to work.Harvey Weinstein
It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.Harvey Weinstein
Last year, when 'Black Swan,' 'True Grit' and 'King's Speech' all grossed over $100 million, it gave studios and independent financiers the confidence to make daring movies and not do the same old you-know-what.Harvey Weinstein
My movies are important on an economic basis, on an artistic basis.Harvey Weinstein
Over the years with movies, I've given directors notes.Harvey Weinstein
The great thing that guys like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and the Google guys have in common is they treat their technology like it's art, and I suppose in the hands of virtuosos like them, it is.Harvey Weinstein
There are two things that come very easily to me: rooting for New York sports teams and making mistakes.Harvey Weinstein
There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific.Harvey Weinstein
They keep the old business. We keep the ongoing business.Harvey Weinstein
We didn't care if we were well-liked as long as the movies were good. We served the movie - that was our master at Miramax. In our second incarnation, the movie is still the master but we're getting the same results in more subtle ways.Harvey Weinstein
We've been able to access deals that under our former relationship with Disney - with tax advantages and strategic partners - that we just weren't able to do.Harvey Weinstein
When people ask me what makes movies great, it's the material.Harvey Weinstein
When we talk about Oscars, it's almost as a symbol of excellence, and the American public and the worldwide public accept that symbol. So, a movie like 'The Artist' that costs $14 million, has to go out and compete with movies that cost $140 million. How does David deal with Goliath?Harvey Weinstein
You know, my movies are important on an economic basis, on an artistic basis.Harvey Weinstein
F.A.Q. about Harvey Weinstein
When is his birthday?
Harvey Weinstein's birthday is on March 19, 1952.
In how many days is his birthday?
Harvey's birthday is in 229 days
How old is he?
He is 69 years old.
Where is Harvey from?
He was born in Flushing, New York, U.S..
Harvey Weinstein's Popularity
Harvey Weinstein is a famous American film producer, who was born on March 19, 1952. As a person born on this date, Harvey Weinstein is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (March 19) and the 19th most popular for the year (1952).
People born on March 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Harvey Weinstein is the 437th most popular Pisces.
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