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Clayton Townsend (born 9 February 1961) is an American film producer, television producer and production manager. Between 1988 and 1999 he collaborated intensively with director Oliver Stone as (co-)producer and associate producer. Notable movies from that period are Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Natural Born Killers (1994) and Any Given Sunday (1999). Other notable producer achievements are Abel Ferrara's The Blackout (1997) and Where's Marlowe? (1998), directed by Daniel Pyne. He also served as an executive producer on the MGM comedy Heartbreakers (2001), directed by David Mirkin, and on Bad Company (2002), from director Joel Schumacher. In addition to feature films, Clayton has produced several television pilots for Paramount Television, including the 2003 telefilm Homeland Security.[1]

Clayton Townsend
Born (1961-02-09) 9 February 1961 (age 58)
OccupationFilm producer, Television producer, Production manager
Years active1979 – present[1]
Notable work

In 1990, Townsend won the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for the film Born on the Fourth of July. He shared this award with Oliver Stone. In 2012 Clayton was nominated for the Producers Guild of America Award as Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures for Bridesmaids.[2] Since 1992 he is president of Itinerant Film Corporation, a private production company based in Los Angeles.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

Feature filmsEdit



  1. ^ a b "Biography Clayton Townsend". Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Clayton Townsend, Awards". Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Clayton Townsend on LinkedIn". Retrieved 5 February 2018.

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