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David Heyman

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Initially famous simply because the BAFTA-winning producer from the eight Harry Potter films, he continued to earn an Academy Award nomination for his production focus on the 2013 science fiction movie Gravity. After finding a bachelor’s level in Art Background from Harvard School, he began doing work for Warner Brothers and eventually held an professional placement with United Performers. He eventually set up his own creation company, Heyday Movies. He and Neal Moritz co-produced the 1994 cult film The Stoned Age group. The kid of film manufacturer John Heyman and display screen celebrity and Academy Award-nominated manufacturer Norma Parnell Heyman, he spent his youngsters in London, Britain. His relationship to Rose Batstone Uniacke led to one son. Among the first movies that Heyman created, Juice (1992), superstars rapper Tupac Shakur.

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Full Name David Heyman
Date Of Birth July 26, 1961
Place Of Birth England
Profession Film Producer
Education Harvard University
Nationality British
Spouse Rose Uniacke
Parents John Heyman, Norma Heyman
Siblings Dahlia Heyman, Lil Heyman, Gabrielle Heyman, Daniel Heyman
Awards BAFTA Award for Best British Film, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, PGA David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, ADG's Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award
Nominations Academy Award for Best Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama
Movies Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Gravity, Paddington, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, The Light Between Oceans, I Am Legend, Yes Man, Paddington 2, Ravenous, Is Anybody There?, The Stoned Age, Page Eight, Testament of Youth, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2, The Thirteenth Tale, Blind Justice, Juice, Whipped, Bloomfield, iPsycho, Warriors
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Studied Art History at Harvard University. After graduating, he almost followed the career path of an art dealer.
2Purchased the film rights to the first four Harry Potter books back in 1999 for $2 million. The series has since grossed $4.48 billion worldwide, making it the highest grossing film franchise in history.
32007 - Ranked #9 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 32020producer announced
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 22018producer pre-production
Paddington 22017producer filming
A Boy and His Shoeproducer announced
The Nephilimexecutive producer completed
Untitled Willy Wonka Projectproducer announced
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them2016producer - produced by
The Light Between Oceans2016producer
Paddington2014producer
Testament of Youth2014producer
Salting the Battlefield2014TV Movie executive producer
Turks & Caicos2014TV Movie executive producer
The Thirteenth Tale2013TV Movie producer
Aningaaq2013Short executive producer
Gravity2013producer
We're the Millers2013executive producer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 22011producer
Page Eight2011TV Movie producer
Awkward Situations for Men2010TV Movie executive producer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010producer
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009producer
Yes Man2008producer
Is Anybody There?2008producer
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas2008producer
I Am Legend2007producer
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix2007producer
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire2005producer
Threshold2005TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban2004producer
Taking Lives2004executive producer
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets2002producer
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone2001producer
Ravenous1999producer
The Daytrippers1996executive producer
The Stöned Age1994producer
Blind Justice1994TV Movie producer
Juice1992producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 22011Dining Wizard in Painting (uncredited)
Heartless2006ShortTed
Whipped2000Suit
Ravenous1999Mr. Janus
Cookin'1998ShortPinot NOir
The Hero1971Eldad

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gravity: Behind the Visor2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Final Animation2014Video documentary short special thanks
Gravity: Fire in the International Space Station2014Video documentary short special thanks
Gravity: Initial Challenges - Long Shots and Zero G2014Video documentary short special thanks
Gravity: It Began with a Story2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Physical Weightlessness2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Previsualizing Gravity2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Sandra and George: A Pair in Space2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Space Tech2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: Splashdown2014Video documentary short special thanks
Gravity: The Hues of Space2014Video documentary short special thanks
Gravity: The Human Experience2014Video short special thanks
Gravity: The Sound of Action in Space2014Video short special thanks
Collision Point: The Race to Clean Up Space2013Video short special thanks
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I2010Video Game special thanks
Conversations with the Cast2006Video documentary short special thanks
My Summer of Love2004special thanks
Time Enough at Last2004Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2015TV SeriesHimself - Film Producer
Gravity: Looking to the Stars - The Evolution of Space Films2015Video documentaryHimself
Janela Indiscreta2015TV SeriesHimself
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Picture
The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables2013TV SeriesHimself
Filmselskabet2013TV SeriesHimself
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 8: Growing Up2012Video documentaryHimself
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter2012Video shortHimself
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2011TV SeriesHimself
Today2011TV SeriesHimself
50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - Harry Potter Producer
1st Look2011TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 6: Magical Effects2011Video documentaryHimself
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Producer, the Harry Porter Films
Días de cine2010TV SeriesHimself
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 3: Creatures2010Video documentaryHimself
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 4: Sound and Music2010DocumentaryHimself
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins2009Video documentaryHimself
Naked Science2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Asst. Secretary, Office of Policy, Homeland Security
HBO First Look2005-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Friendship Beyond the Fence2009Video documentary shortHimself
Empire Movie Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
Achter de schermen bij 'Harry Potter en de orde van de feniks'2007TV Short documentaryHimself
The Hidden Secrets of Harry Potter2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Harry vs. the Horntail: The First Task2006Video documentary shortHimself
He Who Must Not Be Named2006Video documentary shortHimself
In Too Deep: The Second Task2006Video documentary shortHimself
Preparing for the Yule Ball2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Maze: The Third Task2006Video documentary shortHimself
The 100 Greatest Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
'Harry Potter': Behind the Magic2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Inside 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Best Ever Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Conjuring a Scene2004Video documentary shortHimself
Creating the Vision2004Video documentary shortHimself
Build a Scene2003Video documentary shortHimself
Capturing the Stone: A Conversation with the Filmmakers2002Video documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood's Top Ten2011TV SeriesHimself - 'Harry Potter' Series Producer
Bloomberg Game Changers2011TV Series documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmBAFTA AwardsGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
· Jonás Cuarón
2014AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAMovie of the YearGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2014PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2012Contribution to Cinematic Imagery AwardArt Directors GuildHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)· David Barron (producer)
· David Yates (director)
· Chris Columbus (director)
· Mike Newell (director)
· Alfonso Cuarón (director)
· J.K. Rowling (creator and author)
· Steve Kloves (screenwriter)
· Michael Goldenberg (screenwriter)
· Stuart Craig (production designer)
· Neil Lamont (supervising art director)
· Stephenie McMillan (set decorator)
2012Showmanship AwardPublicists Guild of AmericaMotion Picture
2011BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Feature FilmHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)· J.K. Rowling
· David Barron
· David Yates
2011CinemaCon AwardCinemaCon, USAHall of FameAwarded for the Harry Potter film franchise, accepted by David Heyman
2004BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Feature FilmHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)· Chris Columbus
· Mark Radcliffe
· Alfonso Cuarón
2003ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USAProducer of the Year

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmBAFTA AwardsPaddington (2014)· Paul King
2014OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Motion Picture of the YearGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2014BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest FilmGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2014CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Film - International CompetitionGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón (producer & director)
2014Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsMotion PictureGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2014IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Picture (Miglior film)Gravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón (director)
2014OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest PictureGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2013EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest PictureGravity (2013)· Alfonso Cuarón
2012BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Single DramaPage Eight (2011)· David Hare
· Bill Nighy
· David Barron
2011ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Motion PictureHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)· David Barron
· J.K. Rowling
2005Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmBAFTA AwardsHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)· Chris Columbus
· Mark Radcliffe
· Alfonso Cuarón
2003BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Feature FilmHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)· Chris Columbus
· Steve Kloves
2002BAFTA Children's AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Feature FilmHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)· Chris Columbus
· Steve Kloves
2002Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmBAFTA AwardsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)· Chris Columbus
2002HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)· Chris Columbus (executive producer/director)
· Steve Kloves (screenplay)
· Michael Barnathan (executive producer)
· Duncan Henderson (executive producer)
· Mark Radcliffe (executive producer)
2002PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)


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