Brian Koppelman

Brian Koppelman

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1966-04-27 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Roslyn Harbor, Long Island, New York, USA

15 Movies · 4 TV shows

Biography

Brian William Koppelman (born April 27, 1966) is an American showrunner. Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.

Personal Life

In 1992, Koppelman married novelist Amy Levine at the Central Synagogue in Manhattan. His sister is Jennifer Koppelman Hutt, who hosts a Sirius Satellite Radio show called Just Jenny. Regarding religion, Koppelman describes himself as culturally Jewish, but from a philosophical standpoint he identifies himself as an atheist.Koppelman is a fan of the Knicks, Jets, and Yankees.Of his five-year practice of Transcendental Meditation Koppelman said in 2016: "For me it was a way to control anxiety, and I found that the physical manifestations of anxiety just dissipated by about 85 or 90 percent ... So that was a gigantic life change, to not feel a fluttering stomach, to not get a stress headache and things like that."He has stated on numerous occasions that the greatest film of all time, as well as his favorite, is The Godfather Part II.

Early Life

Koppelman was born on April 27, 1966 in Roslyn Harbor, New York to a Jewish family, the son of Brenda "Bunny" Koppelman and Charles Koppelman. His father was a producer and media executive. Koppelman holds degrees from Tufts University and Fordham University School of Law.

Movies & TV shows

2016.

3 TV shows
TV
The Girlfriend Experience

The Girlfriend Experience

5.75
2016
The relationship between exclusive escort and their clients is explored. It costs a lot to be in a relationship.
TV
Vinyl

Vinyl

6
2016
At the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, New York was home to the sex and drug-obsessed music business. The show is shown through the eyes of a record label president, who is trying to save his compan...
TV
Billions

Billions

7
2016
Power politics in New York high finance is the subject of a drama. Shrewd, smart U.S. citizen Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an exciting...

2015.

1 Movie
I Smile Back

I Smile Back

2015
A devoted mother of two adorable children, Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and mother. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine hous...

2013.

3 Movies
Runner Runner

Runner Runner

6
2013
When a poor college student cracks an online poker game, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, an offshore businessman.
This Is What They Want

This Is What They Want

2013
A look at the improbable run of Jimmy Connors at the 1991 U.S. Open and how he became a polarizing and provocative personality who helped make tennis a high-octane spectator sport.
Thanks for Sharing

Thanks for Sharing

2013
A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon.

2009.

2 Movies
Solitary Man

Solitary Man

2009
A car magnate watches his personal and professional life go down the drain because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
The Girlfriend Experience

The Girlfriend Experience

2009
A call girl with a $2,000 an hour price tag can live in New York's lap of luxury. With her successful business and a devoted live-in boyfriend, she thinks she has it made. A new client rocks her world...

2008.

1 Movie
The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

2008
The focus of the story is three soldiers. After returning from the Iraq War, Cheaver learned that life has moved on without him. They are on a road trip.

2007.

2 Movies
Ocean's Thirteen

Ocean's Thirteen

5.68
2007
Danny Ocean's team of criminals are crafting a plan that is more personal than ever before. Danny Ocean and his team will bring down the casino owner after he has a heart attack. Asking for help from ...
Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton

5.46
2007
A law firm brings in a 'fixer' to fix the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

2006.

1 Movie
The Illusionist

The Illusionist

6.17
2006
Eisenheim, a gifted illusionist, uses his powers to win the attention of a beautiful lady, who is about to marry a crown prince. Eisenheim's scheme and suspicion of an inspector caused the tumult with...

2004.

1 Movie
Walking Tall

Walking Tall

5.05
2004
A person was in the U.S. When a soldier returns to his hometown, it is overrun by crime and corruption and he has to clean it up.

2003.

1 Movie
Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury

2.67
2003
A woman on the outside manipulates a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer while a juror on the inside does the same.

2002.

1 Movie
Interview with the Assassin

Interview with the Assassin

2002
TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is out of work when Walter Ohlinger approaches him. Ohlinger claims to be the second shooter that killed Kennedy. Now that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, Ohlinge...

2001.

1 Movie
Knockaround Guys

Knockaround Guys

6
2001
Four sons of well-known New York mobsters have to retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.

1998.

1 Movie
Rounders

Rounders

4
1998
A reformed gambler needs to play poker again in order to help his friend pay off loan sharks.

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
TV
Super Pumped

Super Pumped

The business world's core and changed culture are explored in each season of the anthology series. The story of one of Silicon Valley's most destructive companies is told in the first season.
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