Julie Yorn (born 1967)[1] is an American film producer.

Julie Yorn
Julie Silverman

1967 (age 52–53)
EducationB.A. Tulane University
OccupationMovie producer
Known forco-president of production at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Spouse(s)Kevin Yorn
Parent(s)Sydel Finfer Silverman Wolf
Mel Silverman
FamilyEric R. Wolf (stepfather)
Pete Yorn (brother-in-law)


Yorn was born Julie Silverman[2] and raised in a Jewish family,[1] the daughter of Dr. Sydel Finfer Silverman Wolf and Mel Silverman.[2] Her father was an artist and her mother was the president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research in New York.[2] Her stepfather, Dr. Eric R. Wolf, is a distinguished professor emeritus of anthropology at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.[2] She graduated from Tulane University and then went on to work as a senior vice president at the Los Angeles-based, talent-management and film-production company Addis-Wechsler & Associates.[2]

She is best known for producing the critically acclaimed film Hell or High Water (2016) that earned her an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination with Carla Hacken.[3][4][5] She is president of production at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.[6]

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Personal lifeEdit

In 1996, she married attorney Kevin Yorn in a Jewish ceremony in Tarrytown, New York.[2] They later divorced in 2005.

Poker player, actively playing on Live at the Bike.


  1. ^ a b Jewish Weekly: "The tribe goes to the Oscars" by Nate Bloom February 13, 2017
  2. ^ a b c d e f New York Times: "WEDDINGS;Julie Silverman And Kevin Yorn" July 7, 1996
  3. ^ Merry, Stephanie (24 January 2017). "Oscar nominations 2017: Complete list of nominees; 'La La Land's' 14 ties record". The Washington Post. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: The Complete List - 89th Academy Awards". Oscars.com. January 24, 2017. Archived from the original on January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: See the Full List". Vanity Fair. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  6. ^ Ford, Rebecca (October 3, 2014). "Carla Hacken Joins Sidney Kimmel Entertainment as President of Production". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 20, 2017.

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