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Stacey Sher (born November 30, 1962) is an American film producer.
|Spouse(s)||Kerry Brown (m. 2001)|
Sher was born to a Jewish family in New York City and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She graduated and got her bachelor's degree from University of Southern California's (USC) and was involved with the Peter Stark Producing Program which is an innovative, two-year (four-semester) full-time graduate program designed to prepare a select group of highly motivated students for careers as producers still at (USC).There are other notable alumni such as Will Ferrell and Forest Whitaker who also graduated from University of Southern California not too late before her. During her early start in the industry, she was in a brief relationship with Quentin Tarantino during the early 1990s. Soon after, she got married to Kerry P. Brown who is a movie soundtrack producer and been in the industry since 2001. They have two children.
In 1985, she became director of development at Hill/Obst Productions. In 1987, she became Vice President of Production. In 1991 she became Senior Vice President at Lynda Obst Productions. She went on to work with Danny DeVito and Michael Shamberg at Jersey Films, and now operates Double Feature Films with Michael Shamberg, with whom she co-founded the company .Stacey Sher has worked on many different movies since the 1980s Movies such as Django Unchained,The Hateful Eight, and Pulp Fiction . She got credibility for the 2005 Independent Spirit Award-winning Garden State, and three films with director Steven Soderbergh: Contagion, Erin Brockovich, and Out of Sight.Additional credits include Oliver Stone's World Trade Center; Matilda; Along Came Polly and many more.
Sher has worked with multiple high-profile directors, including Terry Gilliam, Richard LaGravenese, Miloš Forman, Zach Braff, Oliver Stone, and has worked on multiple films with Quentin Tarantino, Steven Soderbergh and Danny DeVito
Sher has worked with many of different notable Hollywood actors and producers as well. She has a close work relationship with Danny DeVito. Both Sher and DeVito have produced movies together, but have also produced television shows together such as “Reno 911!” and “Kate Brasher”. Sher was not just working with him but she was also involved as a executive producer on “The American Embassy”, “UC: Undercover”, “Into The Badlands”, “Sweet/Vicious”, and “Skylanders Academy”. In the television series “Reno 911!”, most of the acting is actually improvised. The cast is given a broad outline with minimal script while the rest is improv. She produces all different types of genres.
Sher dated director Quentin Tarantino, but their relationship ended during the development of Pulp Fiction, which Sher was a producer on. Sher married musician/producer Kerry Brown in 2001. They have two children.
Sher has been named co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios. which is devoted to creating television and films based on the company's library of iconic and globally-recognized intellectual properties, including Activision Publishing Call of Duty and Skylanders. According to AMC, Sher is a member of the Producers Guild of America, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Sher was also honored by the ACLU for her commitment to films and television that are empowering, inspirational, and thought-provoking, dealing with issues from public safety to education, social justice to censorship.
- 1988: Heartbreak Hotel – associate producer
- 1991: The Fisher King – associate producer
- 1994: Reality Bites – executive producer
- 1994: Pulp Fiction – executive producer
- 1995: Get Shorty – producer
- 1996: Matilda – producer
- 1996: Feeling Minnesota – producer
- 1997: Gattaca – producer
- 1998: The Pentagon Wars – executive producer
- 1998: Out of Sight – producer
- 1998: Living Out Loud – producer
- 1999: Man on the Moon – producer
- 2000: Drowning Mona – executive producer
- 2000: Erin Brockovich – producer
- 2001: The Caveman's Valentine – producer
- 2001: How High – producer
- 2002: The Funkhousers – executive producer
- 2003: Other People's Business – executive producer
- 2003: Camp – producer
- 2004: Along Came Polly – producer
- 2004: Garden State – executive producer
- 2005: Be Cool – producer
- 2005: The Skeleton Key – producer
- 2006: World Trade Center – producer
- 2007; Freedom Writers – producer
- 2007: Reno 911!: Miami – producer
- 2010: Extraordinary Measures – producer
- 2011: Contagion – producer
- 2012: LOL – producer
- 2012: Django Unchained – producer
- 2013: Runner Runner - producer
- 2014: Wish I Was Here – producer
- 2014: A Walk Among The Tombstones - producer
- 2015: Freeheld - producer
- 2015: Burnt – producer
- 2015: The Hateful Eight – producer
- 2016: Get a Job - producer
- 2001: Kate Brasher – executive producer
- 2002: The American Embassy – executive producer
- 2001–2002: UC: Undercover – executive producer, 4 episodes
- 2004–2009: Reno 911! – executive producer, 12 episodes
- 2015-present: Into the Badlands - Executive producer
- 2016: Sweet/Vicious - Executive producer
- 2016-present: Skylanders Academy - Executive producer
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- Tampa Jewish Federation "Jews in the News: Oscar Time!" retrieved March 19, 2017
- Stacey Sher profile
- Rebels on the Backlot, Sharon Waxman
- Lieberman, David (November 6, 2015). "Activision Blizzard Launches Studio With 'Call of Duty' And 'Skylanders' Plans". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
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- Lincoln, Ross A. (June 16, 2016). "Activision Blizzard Studios Animated Series 'Skylanders Academy' Lands at Netflix With 2-Season Order". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
- "Stacey Sher – Executive Producer". AMC. Retrieved May 8, 2019.