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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.

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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
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, ...more

Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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 ...more

Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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 ...more

Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
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 ...more

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, singer, and filmmaker. As a child star, he appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, and 10 Things I Hate About ...more

Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm ...more

Jada Pinkett Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She ...more

Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more

Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a ...more

David Geffen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
David Lawrence Geffen is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist. Geffen created or co-created Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC ...more

Quincy Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company ...more

David Copperfield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
David Copperfield is an American illusionist, and has been described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards ...more

Harvey Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, ...more

George Steinbrenner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
George Michael Steinbrenner III was an American businessman who was the principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. During Steinbrenner's 37-year ownership ...more

Richard Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Richard St John Harris was an Irish actor, singer, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, appearing as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, and ...more

George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
George Campbell Scott was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, ...more

Bridget Regan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Bridget Regan is an American actress and producer known for portrayals such as Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker and Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in White Collar.

Tamara Tunie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Tamara Renee Tunie is an American film, stage, and television actress, director, and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of attorney Jessica Griffin on the CBS soap opera As the World ...more

Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. ...more

Noah Wyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Noah Strausser Speer Wyle is an American film, television, and theatre actor. He is best known for his roles as Dr. John Carter in ER and as Tom Mason in Falling Skies. He has also played Steve ...more

Georgia Frontiere is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Georgia Frontiere is a theatrical producer.

Joanne Woodward is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward is an American actress and producer. She is perhaps best known for her Academy Award-winning role in The Three Faces of Eve.

George M. Cohan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
George Michael Cohan, known professionally as George M. Cohan, was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer. Cohan began his career as a child, ...more

Alan King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Alan King was an American actor and comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. King became well known as a Jewish comedian and satirist. He was also a serious actor who ...more

Mike Nichols is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Theatrical Producers
Mike Nichols was a German-born American film and theatre director, producer, actor and comedian. He began his career in the 1950s with the improv troupe The Compass Players, predecessor of the ...more