Jeffrey Katzenberg

Film Producer / Actor / Businessperson | * 12/21/1950 (69)
Jeffrey Katzenberg (born December 21, 1950) is an American film producer and media proprietor. He became well known for his tenure as chairman of Walt Disney Studios from 1984 to 1994, during which the studio reinvigorated its live-action and animation divisions, as well as producing some of its biggest hits, including The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), and The Lion King (1994). After departing Disney, he was a co-founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation, where he oversaw the production of such animated franchises as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens and How to Train Your Dragon. He has since founded a new media and technology company called WndrCo and is the founder of Quibi, a short-form mobile video platform. Katzenberg has also been involved in politics. With his active support of Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama, he was called "one of Hollywood's premier political kingmakers and one of the Democratic Party's top national fundraisers." ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Comedies | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award National Medal of Arts Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Movies with Jeffrey Katzenberg as Actor(10)

as himself2017 Spielberg
as himself2016 For the Love of Spock
as himself2015 Chaos on the Bridge
as himself2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty
as Rico (voice) (uncredited)2005 Madagascar
as himself1995 Your Studio and You

TV Shows/Series with Jeffrey Katzenberg as Actor(1)

Movies with Jeffrey Katzenberg as Crew(16)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Shrek 5
Production/Producer2020 Buffaloed
Crew/Thanks2017 The Boss Baby
Crew/Thanks2016 Trolls
Production/Executive Producer2004 Shrek 2
Production/Executive Producer2004 Shark Tale
Production/Producer2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Production/Producer2003 The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
Production/Producer2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Production/Producer2001 Shrek
Production/Executive Producer2000 The Road to El Dorado
Production/Executive Producer2000 Chicken Run
Production/Producer1998 The Prince of Egypt
Production/Executive In Charge Of Production1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas

TV Shows/Series with Jeffrey Katzenberg as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2010 Neighbors from Hell
Production/Producer2005 The Contender
Production/Producer2004 Father of the Pride

Born: Thursday, 12/21 1950 (December) in New York City (current age: 69 years + 68 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: Ethical Culture Fieldston School
Jeffrey Katzenberg frequently works together with these people:
Conrad Vernon (12x, Actor)
Hans Zimmer (11x, Crew)
Chris Miller (10x, Actor)
Leslee Feldman (9x, Crew)
Nick Park (8x, Crew)
Walt Dohrn (8x, Crew)
Christi Soper (8x, Crew)
Cody Cameron (7x, Actor)
James Baxter (7x, Crew)
Sylvester Stallone (3x, Actor)
Danny DeVito (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:157477, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 01/31/2020