Brad Grey

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12/29/1957 , Bronx, NY

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Brad Grey is currently the Chairman and CEO of Paramount pictures. He got involved in show business as a talent agent and discovered' comedian Bob Saget. In 1984 he co-founded Brillstein-Grey Entertainment with partner Bernie Brillstein.

Grey became a producer of TV shows in 1986, notable among them were "Newsradio", "The Larry Sanders Show" and "Politically Incorrect." In the 90s, he started producing films and his first hit was the Adam Sandler comedy "Happy Gilmore." Meanwhile, his TV work hit its zenith when he brought "The Sopranos" to HBO for which he won an Emmy in 2004.

In January 2005, Grey was named CEO of Paramount Pictures, where he masterminded the acquisition of Dreamworks SKG and the creation of Paramount Vantage.