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Charles Roven (born August 2, 1949)[1] is an American film producer and the president and co-founder of Atlas Entertainment. He is known for producing the superhero films The Dark Knight Trilogy, Suicide Squad, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and more.[2]

Charles Roven
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Roven in 2010
Born (1949-08-02) August 2, 1949 (age 70)
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Dawn Steel (1985–97; her death)
Stephanie Haymes

Awards and nominationsEdit

His film American Hustle was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award in 2014, as well as in 9 other categories.[3][4] In January 2018 Roven received the David O. Selznick Achievement Award for his body of work from the Producers Guild of America.[5]

PersonalEdit

He was married to producer Dawn Steel from 1985 until her death in 1997.[6] The two have a daughter, Rebecca, born in March 1987.[7] Roven later married resterateur Stephanie Haymes,[8] the daughter of entertainers Dick Haymes and Fran Jeffries.[9]

FilmographyEdit

All films, he was producer unless otherwise noted.

FilmEdit

Year Film Notes Ref.
1973 Some Call It Loving Assistant producer
1983 Heart Like a Wheel
1987 Made in U.S.A.
1989 Johnny Handsome
The Blood of Heroes
1990 Cadillac Man
1992 Final Analysis
1995 Angus
12 Monkeys
1998 Fallen
City of Angels
1999 Three Kings
2002 Rollerball
Scooby-Doo
2003 Bulletproof Monk
2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
2005 Kicking & Screaming Executive producer
Batman Begins
The Brothers Grimm
2006 Idlewild
2007 Live!
2008 The Bank Job
Get Smart
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control Direct-to-video
The Dark Knight
2009 The International
2011 Season of the Witch
2012 The Dark Knight Rises
2013 Man of Steel
American Hustle
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
The Whole Truth Executive producer
Warcraft
Suicide Squad
[10]
The Great Wall
2017 Wonder Woman
[11]
Justice League
2019 Triple Frontier
[12]
2020 Scoob!
Wonder Woman 1984
[13]
Uncharted
2021 The Suicide Squad

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Notes
2016 12 Monkeys: Recap/Finale Television film
Executive producer
2015−17 12 Monkeys Executive producer
2017 The Brothers Grimm Executive producer
2019 What/If Executive producer
2018−20 Dirty John Executive producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biographical Summaries of Notable People: Charles Roven". MyHeritage.com. Archived from the original on April 28, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "THR's Producer of the Year: Charles Roven on the Future of DC Films and What Really Happened Between George Clooney and David O. Russell". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "'American Hustle' Oscars: Star-Studded Film Majorly Snubbed". Huffington Post. March 3, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  4. ^ Piper-Shimizu, Stephane (January 22, 2018). "Charles Roven". Variety. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  5. ^ Busch, Anita; Busch, Anita (January 21, 2018). "Charles Roven: A Q&A With The PGA's David O. Selznick Honoree Reveals When He Knew He Really Made It In Hollywood". Deadline. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-dawn-steel-1290471.html
  7. ^ Weinraub, Bernard (December 22, 1997). "Dawn Steel, Studio Chief And Producer, Dies at 51". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  8. ^ Finke, Nikki (April 3, 2006). "2nd Update: Film Director Accused of Lying to FBI in Pellicano Scandal". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 23, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  9. ^ Grimes, William (December 20, 2016). "Fran Jeffries, an Actress Who Performed a Sexy Samba in 'The Pink Panther,' Dies at 79". The New York Times. p. A19. Retrieved April 28, 2017. ...she is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Haymes-Roven...
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (December 2, 2014). "'Suicide Squad' Cast Revealed: Jared Leto to Play the Joker, Will Smith is Deadshot". Variety. Archived from the original on February 19, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 24, 2014). "Michelle MacLaren Set as Director of 'Wonder Woman'". Variety. Archived from the original on December 19, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  12. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (March 19, 2018). "'Triple Frontier' Finally Going: Affleck, Isaac, Pascal, Hunnam, Hedlund, Arjona In JC Chandor's Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  13. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 22, 2018). "'Wonder Woman 1984' Flies To Summer 2020". Deadline. Retrieved October 22, 2018.

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