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List of famous theatrical producers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top theatrical producers in the world? This includes the most prominent theatrical producers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable theatrical producers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic theatrical producers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned theatrical producers.

Items include everything from Oprah Winfrey to Will Smith.

From reputable, prominent, and well known theatrical producers to the lesser known theatrical producers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the theatrical producer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous theatrical producers ever?" and "What are the names of famous theatrical producers?" then you're in the right place. (1421 items)
Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Color Purple, Beloved, Oprah: Where Are They Now?

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Men in Black, I Am Legend, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness

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Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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Julianne Moore is an American-British actress and children's author. Prolific in cinema since the early 1990s, Moore is active in both art house and Hollywood films. She is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women, and has received many accolades including the Academy ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Theatrical producer, Television producer, Film Producer, Children's book author, Author, + more

Credits: The Big Lebowski, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Crazy, Stupid, Love., + more

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z's net worth at nearly $520 million. He is one of the world's ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, + more

Credits: The Great Gatsby, The Hangover Part II, Men in Black 3, Rush Hour

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