Peter Guber

Peter Guber

Gender: Male
Known for: Production
Birthday: 1942-03-02 (80 years old)

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Biography

Howard Peter Guber (born March 1, 1942) is an American business executive, entrepreneur, educator and author. He is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment. Guber's most recent films from Mandalay Entertainment include The Kids Are All Right, Soul Surfer and Bernie. He has also produced Rain Man, Batman, The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Gorillas in the Mist, The Witches of Eastwick, Missing, and Flashdance. Guber's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and received 50 Academy Award nominations.Guber is also co-owner of four professional sports teams: the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association, the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, the Major League Soccer team Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), and the professional eSports organization aXiomatic Gaming that acquired a controlling interest in one of the world's premier eSports team franchises, Team Liquid.Guber formerly served as Chairman of Dick Clark Productions, which produces the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and other shows. He is also Chairman of the Strategic Board, was an investor in NextVR, which sold to Apple in 2020, and is Chairman of Mandalay Sports Media. He is co-executive chairman of aXiomatic, a broad-based esports and gaming company. He is a Regent of the University of California and a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and the UCLA Anderson School of Management. For ten years, Guber was an entertainment and media analyst for Fox Business News.Guber's most recent business book, Tell to Win – Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, became a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.Guber is also noted for other books that include Inside the Deep and Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood, which became a television series on AMC called Shootout. Guber hosted the show from 2003 to 2008 with Peter Bart, editor of Variety. Guber wrote a cover article for the Harvard Business Review, titled "The Four Truths of the Storyteller".

Personal Life

Guber is married to Lynda Francine "Tara" Gellis, with whom he has four children: Elizabeth Sugarman, Jodi Brufsky, Samuel Guber, and Jackson Guber.

Early Life

Guber was born to a Jewish family in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Ruth (née Anshen) and Sam Guber (married 1929). His father owned a junk business in Somerville, Massachusetts. As a child, Guber was noted as a "very smart, wired kid" by a childhood acquaintance. He attended John Ward Elementary School and Newton North High School. Guber's childhood included a love of the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park, which foreshadowed his later participation in the group that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers.Following high school graduation, Guber enrolled in the pre-law curriculum at Syracuse University. He played intramural football and rushed the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. Guber spent his junior year abroad at Syracuse's Florence, Italy campus. At Syracuse he met his future wife, Tara Lynda Francine Gellis whom he married in 1964.Guber enrolled at New York University, where he earned his J.D. and LL.M. law degrees, studying for his MBA at night. As he neared graduation in 1968, Guber accepted a position with Columbia Pictures, which was keen to recruit him, as a management trainee.

Filmography

All 48

Movies 45

Producer 42

Self 6

TV shows 3

Producer
Untitled George Foreman Project (2023)

Untitled George Foreman Project (2023)

Movie
Producer
Brazen (2022)

Brazen (2022)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Last Dance (2020)

The Last Dance (2020)

TV show
6.44
Self
1989: The Year that Made Us (2019)

1989: The Year that Made Us (2019)

TV show
Executive Producer
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

Movie
5.6
Self
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010)

Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010)

TV show
Executive Producer
High Noon (2009)

High Noon (2009)

Movie
Self
Heckler (2007)

Heckler (2007)

Movie
Self
You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman (2006)

You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman (2006)

Movie
Himself
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)

Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)

Movie
Self
Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight (2005)

Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight (2005)

Movie
Executive Producer
Into the Blue (2005)

Into the Blue (2005)

Movie
6
Producer
The Jacket (2005)

The Jacket (2005)

Movie
3.5
Executive Producer
Alex & Emma (2003)

Alex & Emma (2003)

Movie
Executive Producer
IMAX: Galapagos 3D (1999)

IMAX: Galapagos 3D (1999)

Movie
Executive Producer
With Honors (1994)

With Honors (1994)

Movie
Executive Producer
This Boy's Life (1993)

This Boy's Life (1993)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Batman Returns (1992)

Batman Returns (1992)

Movie
6.18
Executive Producer
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Movie
Producer
Tango & Cash (1989)

Tango & Cash (1989)

Movie
6.38
Producer
Batman (1989)

Batman (1989)

Movie
5.97
Executive Producer
Finish Line (1989)

Finish Line (1989)

Movie
Executive Producer
Rain Man (1988)

Rain Man (1988)

Movie
6.94
Executive Producer
Missing Link (1988)

Missing Link (1988)

Movie
Executive Producer
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Movie
1
Producer
Caddyshack II (1988)

Caddyshack II (1988)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Nightmare at Bittercreek (1988)

Nightmare at Bittercreek (1988)

Movie
Executive Producer
Superman's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel (1988)

Superman's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel (1988)

Movie
Executive Producer
Bay Coven (1987)

Bay Coven (1987)

Movie
Executive Producer
Who's That Girl (1987)

Who's That Girl (1987)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Innerspace (1987)

Innerspace (1987)

Movie
6.75
Producer
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Movie
4.5
Executive Producer
The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)

The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)

Movie
Executive Producer
Youngblood (1986)

Youngblood (1986)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Color Purple (1985)

The Color Purple (1985)

Movie
2
Executive Producer
Clue (1985)

Clue (1985)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

Movie
6.5
Executive Producer
Head Office (1985)

Head Office (1985)

Movie
Producer
Vision Quest (1985)

Vision Quest (1985)

Movie
Executive Producer
The Toughest Man in the World (1984)

The Toughest Man in the World (1984)

Movie
Executive Producer
D.C. Cab (1983)

D.C. Cab (1983)

Movie
Executive Producer
Flashdance (1983)

Flashdance (1983)

Movie
5.83
Producer
Six Weeks (1982)

Six Weeks (1982)

Movie
Executive Producer
Missing (1982)

Missing (1982)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
An American Werewolf in London (1981)

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Movie
5.64
Executive Producer
Midnight Express (1978)

Midnight Express (1978)

Movie
Producer
The Deep (1977)

The Deep (1977)

Movie

Information

Known for
Production

Gender
Male

Birthday
1942-03-02 (80 years old)

Place of birth
Boston, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

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