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Art Linson Net Worth

Art Linson Net Worth is
$600,000

Art Linson Biography

Art Linson (born 1942) is an American film producer, director and screenwriter.Linson was born in Chicago, Illinois. He did his undergraduate work at the University of California-Berkeley and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles law school.Art Linson's producing credits range from such commercial and critical hits as The Untouchables, Heat, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Fight Club, and Scrooged, to unusual classics such as Melvin and Howard, The Edge, This Boy's Life and Into the Wild.His directorial debut was the 1980 comedy, Where the Buffalo Roam, which was loosely based on stories by Hunter S. Thompson and starred Bill Murray as the writer.His writing credits include two books, What Just Happened? Bitter Hollywood Tales from the Front Line, which was adapted into a film from his original screenplay What Just Happened and starred Robert De Niro, and A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood.He is married to British actress Fiona Lewis.For television he is currently executive producer with his son John Linson on Sons of Anarchy.

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Quick Facts

Full NameArt Linson
Date Of Birth1942-01-01
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
ProfessionProducer, Writer, Director
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Law
NationalityAmerican
SpouseFiona Lewis
ChildrenJohn Linson, Jennifer Linson
AwardsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature Film
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, David di Donatello for Best Foreign Producer
MoviesFight Club, What Just Happened, The Untouchables, Into the Wild, Where the Buffalo Roam, The Comedian, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Heat, The Wild Life, Great Expectations, The Runaways, Scrooged, The Black Dahlia, The Edge, Casualties of War, This Boy's Life, We're No Angels, Point of No Return, Melvin and Howard, Pushing Tin, Spartan, Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, Car Wash, Imaginary Heroes, American Hot Wax, Sunset Strip, Heist, I Witness
Star SignPisces


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Second husband of Fiona Lewis.
2He stepped in to direct The Wild Life (1984) when the original director dropped out and Universal told him to find someone else quick or the film would not proceed.
3Father of John Linson and Jennifer Linson.
4Earned a law degree (UCLA, 1967) but never practiced.


Quotes

#Quote
1[About working with son John Linson] "I consider it a luxury to get to work with John. Other fathers and sons go fishing. For us, it's making movies together."
2[Referring to Hollywood] "In this town, your character is measured by how you handle defeat, not success."


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAMovie of the YearInto the Wild (2007)Sean Penn

Bill Pohlad
2007Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest FeatureInto the Wild (2007)Sean Penn

Bill Pohlad

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsMotion PictureInto the Wild (2007)Sean Penn

Bill Pohlad
2007EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest PictureInto the Wild (2007)Bill Pohlad

Sean Penn
1988DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)The Untouchables (1987)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Motion PictureFight Club (1999)Ross Grayson Bell

Ceán Chaffin


Filmography

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Outsider2017producer post-production
The Comedian2016producer
Sons of Anarchy2008-2014TV Series executive producer - 92 episodes
The Money2014TV Movie executive producer
Outlaw Country2012TV Movie executive producer
The Runaways2010producer
What Just Happened2008producer
Into the Wild2007producer
The Black Dahlia2006producer
Lords of Dogtown2005executive producer
Imaginary Heroes2004producer
Spartan2004producer
Heist2001producer
Sunset Strip2000producer
Fight Club1999producer
Pushing Tin1999producer
Great Expectations1998producer
The Edge1997producer
Heat1995producer
This Boy's Life1993producer
Point of No Return1993producer
Singles1992executive producer
Dick Tracy1990executive producer
Arrive Alive1990producer
We're No Angels1989producer
Casualties of War1989producer
Scrooged1988producer
The Untouchables1987producer
The Wild Life1984producer
Fast Times at Ridgemont High1982producer
Melvin and Howard1980producer
Where the Buffalo Roam1980producer
American Hot Wax1978producer
Car Wash1976producer
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins1975producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comedian2016screenplay / story
What Just Happened2008book "What Just Happened?: Bitter Hollywood Tales From the Front Line" / written by
American Hot Wax1978story

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wild Life1984
Where the Buffalo Roam1980

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'Heat'2005Video documentary still photographer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eriksson's War: A Talk with Actor Michael J. Fox2001Video documentary short special thanks
The Crossing Guard1995special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Academy Event: Heat2016Video shortHimself
Charlie Rose2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Shootout2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film2006DocumentaryHimself
The Making of 'Heat'2005Video documentaryHimself
The Untouchables: Re-Inventing the Genre2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Untouchables: The Classic2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Untouchables: The Script, the Cast2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Casualties of War'2001Video documentary shortHimself
Reliving Our Fast Times at Ridgemont High1999Video documentary shortHimself
Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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